April 20, 2018

BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans Breakfast Show to Host Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Sixth Round Draw

The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup sixth round draw will take place live on The Chris Evans Breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 next Wednesday, April 25 (from 8.10am).

The flagship show for BBC Radio 2 features great music, news headlines and much more, attracting an impressive audience of over 9.43 million listeners each week making it the UK’s most popular radio station.

Joining Chris in the studio will be Warrington Wolves’ new signing and two-times Challenge Cup winner Josh Charnley, who lifted the trophy with former club Wigan Warriors in 2011 and 2013 and veteran forward Jamie Jones-Buchanan, who was part of the Leeds Rhinos’ squad that ended their search for a Cup final victory at new Wembley in 2014.

Entering the draw at this stage are 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup winners Hull FC and last year’s finalists Wigan Warriors alongside the remaining Betfred Super League sides and 8 winning sides from the fifth round of the competition, which takes place over the weekend of April 21-22.

The full schedule of Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round ties are as follows:

Saturday, April 21

Widnes Vikings v Coventry Bears 1.00

Warrington Wolves v Bradford Bulls 3.00

Sunday, April 22

York City Knights v Catalans Dragons 3.00 (Live on the BBC Sport website)

Doncaster v Featherstone Rovers 3.00

Leigh Centurions v London Broncos 3.00

Oldham v Hull KR 3.00

Toronto Wolfpack v Barrow Raiders 3.00

Whitehaven v Rochdale Hornets 3.00

 Save 10% off tickets for the 2018 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 25 by purchasing before May 29. Tickets start from £20 for adults and can be purchased by calling  the Rugby League Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugby-league.com/tickets

Fans booking in groups of 15 or more can save 40% until May 29, with tickets starting from only £12 for adults and £5 for Juniors. Please call our group sales team on 0844 856 1115

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