Challenge Cup 6th Round on BBC & Sky Sports

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The BBC and Sky Sports have confirmed which ties they will televise live as part of their coverage of the 2018 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Sixth Round in mid-May.

Four live matches have been selected for live coverage, starting with Featherstone Rovers’s home clash against Hull FC live on Sky Sports on Thursday, May 10.

The Betfred Championship side have reached the quarter-finals of last year’s competition and will battle with back-to-back Challenge Cup champions Hull FC at the LD Nutrition Stadium, kicking off at 7.35pm.

Leigh Centurions’s tie against Salford Red Devils will also be shown on Sky Sports the following day, also kicking off at 7.35pm. In 2015, the Championship side defeated the Red Devils 22-18 at Leigh Sports Village in the fifth round of the competition.

Then over the weekend, BBC Sport will broadcast two live games, starting with Castleford Tigers v St Helens on Saturday, May 12, with kick off at 2.30pm.

This will be followed by Toronto Wolfpack’s debut on BBC TV against Warrington Wolves on Sunday, May 13, kicking off at 3.30pm, which will be played at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington’s home ground.

The quarter-final draw will be conducted live on BBC Two following the completion of the Warrington Wolves v Toronto Wolfpack fixture.

Following the sixth round, the BBC and Sky Sports will share live coverage of two matches each from the quarter-finals, with both semi-finals and the final at Wembley in August exclusively live on BBC TV.

Full details of the 2018 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Quarter-Final line-up and TV schedule is listed below, while further news and background can be found online via the official Challenge Cup website.

THURSDAY 10th MAY

Featherstone Rovers v Hull FC
Ladbrokes Challenge Cup 6th Round

19:35

FRIDAY 11th MAY

Leigh Centurions v Salford Red Devils
Ladbrokes Challenge Cup 6th Round

19:35

SATURDAY 12th MAY

Castleford Tigers v St Helens
Ladbrokes Challenge Cup 6th Round

14:30

SUNDAY 13th MAY

Toronto Wolfpack v Warrington Wolves
Ladbrokes Challenge Cup 6th Round

15:30

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