Liam Moore gets marquee Challenge Cup gig with Ben Thaler officiating surprise fixture as refereeing appointments are revealed

The Challenge Cup Sixth Round is upon us and there are a number of eagerly anticipated clashes.

The pick of the round is arguably Castleford Tigers’ visit to Leeds Rhinos whilst lower league sides Whitehaven, Sheffield Eagles and Featherstone Rovers will hope to pull off a shock against St Helens, Hull FC and Catalans Dragons respectively.

But, who will referee all the ties?

Wigan Warriors v Salford Red Devils
25th March, KO: 19:35
M Com: A. Mills
Referee: R. Hicks
Reserve Referee: M. Smaill
Touch Judge 1: J. Vella
Touch Judge 2: J. Smith
Video Referee: C. Kendall
Reserve Touch Judge: R. Cox
Time Keeper: K. Leyland

Sheffield Eagles v Hull FC
26th March, KO: 14:00
M Com: G. Kershaw
Referee: J. Child
Reserve Referee: C. Worsley
Touch Judge 1: M. Smaill
Touch Judge 2: A. Billington
In Goal: R. Stansfield
In Goal 2: P. Brooke
Time Keeper: M. Hebblethwaite

Whitehaven RLFC v St Helens
26th March, KO: 14:00
M Com: R. Connolly
Referee: T. Grant
Reserve Referee: S. Mikalauskas
Touch Judge 1: A. Smith
Touch Judge 2: G. Jones
In Goal: H. Neville
In Goal 2: E. Mccarthy
Time Keeper: P. Smith

Hull KR v Leigh Centurions
26th March, KO: 15:00
M Com: T. Randerson
Referee: C. Kendall
Reserve Referee: A. Sweet
Touch Judge 1: M. Griffiths
Touch Judge 2: R. Thompson
In Goal: J. Butcher
In Goal 2: M. Mannifield
Time Keeper: P. Hewitt

Catalans Dragons v Featherstone Rovers
26th March, KO: 15:30
M Com: V. Jenkins
Referee: A. Moore
Reserve Referee: F. Humbert
Touch Judge 1: L. Rush
Touch Judge 2: G. Poumes
Time Keeper: P. Jenkins

Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers
26th March, KO: 16:30
M Com: S. Williams
Referee: L. Moore
Reserve Referee: J. Vella
Touch Judge 1: W. Turley
Touch Judge 2: J. Roberts
Video Referee: B. Thaler
Reserve Touch Judge: M. Clayton
Time Keeper: D. Milburn

Warrington Wolves v Wakefield Trinity
27th March, KO: 14:00
M Com: P. Taberner
Referee: J. Smith
Reserve Referee: A. Moore
Touch Judge 1: M. Craven
Touch Judge 2: R. Hicks
Video Referee: L. Moore
Reserve Touch Judge: W. Turley
Time Keeper: A. Brown

Barrow Raiders v Huddersfield Giants
27th March, KO: 16:30
M Com: D. Milburn
Referee: M. Griffiths
Reserve Referee: C. Etchells
Touch Judge 1: J. Child
Touch Judge 2: E. Mccarthy
Video Referee: T. Grant
Reserve Touch Judge: L. Bland
Time Keeper: N. Hope

Ben Thaler will be refereeing Halifax Panthers’ Championship game against Workington Town on Sunday afternoon.

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