Bradford Bulls and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats will host televised games

Date published: Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Bradford Bulls and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats will host televised games in the fifth round of the Carnegie Challenge Cup after being handed plum ties in the draw for the last 16 of Rugby League’s oldest and most prestigious knockout competition.
Wakefield, 50-10 victors over Doncaster in the fourth round, have been paired with derby rivals Castleford Tigers in a fifth round tie that will be played in front of the BBC Television cameras on Saturday May 21 (2.30pm). Castleford reached the fifth round with a 72-10 win at Rochdale.
On Sunday May 22, the BBC TV cameras will be at Grattan Stadium to broadcast the Bradford Bulls v Wigan Warriors tie (3.30pm). Bradford booked their place in the fifth round by defeating Halifax 46-34 in a televised tie earlier today whilst Wigan were comfortable 52-0 winners against Barrow Raiders.
Thirteen of the 14 Engage Super League clubs were involved in today’s draw, conducted by actors Matthew Lewis and Adam Fogerty who produced what promises to be the toughest fifth round of recent times.

The Carnegie Challenge Cup 5thround draw in full is:
Huddersfield Giants v Catalan Dragons
Warrington Wolves v Swinton Lions
Leeds Rhinos v Harlequins RL
St Helens v Featherstone Rovers
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Castleford Tigers
Bradford Bulls v Wigan Warriors
Widnes Vikings v Hull FC
Salford City Reds v Hull Kingston Rovers.

Ties to be played over weekend of May 21-22.

Tickets for the 2011 Carnegie Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday August 27 costs from £21 to £76 and are selling fast. Last year’s final was a sell-out and fans are advised to move quickly to secure their seat at the historic showpiece final. To book tickets call 0844 856 1113 or visit
For more information about the Carnegie Challenge Cup visit