Mouthwatering ties in Challenge Cup fifth round draw

Ladbrokes Challenge Cup
Ladbrokes Challenge Cup

The draw for the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup produced a series of intriguing ties, including four games between Super League clubs and promotion hopefuls in the Championship.

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, currently bottom of First Utility Super League, face a testing game at home to Halifax, who are fourth in the Kingstone Press Championship.

Hunslet Hawks will have home advantage in an all-Championship tie against Dewsbury Rams and Batley Bulldogs and Featherstone Rovers face League One opposition, at home to Swinton Lions and away against North Wales Crusaders respectively.

The full Challenge Cup fifth round draw is: Hunslet Hawks v Dewsbury Rams, Leigh Miners Rangers v York City Knights, Bradford Bulls v Hull KR, Sheffield Eagles v Hull, Batley Bulldogs v Swinton Lions, North Wales Crusaders v Featherstone Rovers, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Halifax, Leigh Centurions v Salford Red Devils. Ties to be played April 17-19.