Yesterday, the Challenge Cup draw pitted Super League Champions St Helens against their biggest rivals Wigan Warriors in the semi-finals whilst Hull KR and Huddersfield are set to meet in the other.
A titanic pair of semi-finals for sure, now TV details and kick-off times have been confirmed for both games as the four teams strive to make it to the Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium for the Challenge Cup Final.
The two semi-finals will take place alongside the women’s final in a triple-header at Elland Road on May 7th. The action will begin with the women’s final at midday before St Helens and Wigan meet in the first of the two semi-finals. This game will kick off at 2:30pm whilst the game between Huddersfield and Hull KR will kick off at 5pm concluding the day’s action.
As for TV coverage, BBC Two will show the women’s final with coverage starting at 11:30am and will also show Huddersfield vs Hull KR with coverage starting at 4:30pm. In between, BBC One will show Saints vs Wigan with coverage starting from 2pm.
Here’s the details in full:
11.30am-2pm, BBC2 – Betfred Women’s Challenge Cup Final (KO 12noon)
2pm-4.30, BBC1 – Betfred Challenge Cup Semi-final: Wigan Warriors v St Helens (KO 2.30pm)
4.30pm-7, BBC2 – Betfred Challenge Cup Semi-final: Huddersfield Giants v Hull KR (KO 5pm)