Challenge Cup

Can you name every Coral Challenge Cup Winner since 1980?

| 19.08.2020

As the competition resumes on Saturday The Coral Challenge Cup final is the biggest day in the Rugby League calendar, as teams from seven nations compete for the prestigious prize. The Cup returns on Saturday for Round Six after being put on hold since March – as the Catalans Dragons face Wakefield Trinity at 15:30. In the last 40 years of the competition, just 11 different teams have won, and onl... more...

2020 Coral Challenge Cup set to resume in August

| 17.07.2020

The final will be played on Saturday 17th October The 2020 Coral Challenge Cup will resume at the sixth-round stage in August – with the final set to be played on Saturday 17th October. The 2020 Coral Challenge Cup final was originally due to be played at Wembley this weekend, but the competition was postponed after all Rugby League activity was suspended in March. With the Super League now ... more...

Coral Challenge Cup 5th Round: Thatto Heath and Workington featured

| 12.04.2019

Preview for the 5th round of the Coral Challenge Cup From Red Star Belgrade’s debut, to the surprise defeat of North Wales Crusaders in the fourth round and everything in between, it’s already been a memorable 2019 Coral Challenge Cup. Now things are about to get even more interesting as six Super League teams enter the mix. Will there be a shock involving lowly Leeds Rhinos, or can Halifax upset ... more...

Coral Challenge Cup 2nd Round: Another Star display for Millom?

| 08.02.2019

Who can earn a big-name Third Round tie? It’s the Second Round of the Coral Challenge Cup this weekend, with 26 sides looking to progress and secure a tie against League 1 opposition. Ahead of an intriguing weekend of ties, we look at three of the key storylines across the fixture list – kicking off with Millom’s latest test. From Red Star to gold star for Millom? There was rather more fanfare tha... more...

Meet Red Star: The Serbians making their Coral Challenge Cup debut

| 25.01.2019

All the latest Coral Challenge Cup news and odds Coral’s sponsorship isn’t the only thing new about the Challenge Cup this season. So too is the participation of Serbian debutants Red Star Belgrade. Brett Davidson’s men are 1000/1 outsiders to win the trophy currently held by Catalans Dragons. That puts them some way off 4/1 joint-favourites St Helens and Warrington, who enter later in 2019. Here’... more...

Coral announce Rugby League Challenge Cup sponsorship

| 21.01.2019

Deal includes women’s Challenge Cup for the first time We’re thrilled to announce a historic partnership with the Rugby Football League to sponsor the 2019 men’s and women’s Challenge Cups. The Coral Women’s Challenge Cup Final will share the stage with the men’s semi-finals in a thrilling triple header at the University of Bolton on Saturday 27th July. The men’s Coral Challenge Cup Final will the... more...

Rugby League: Leeds Rhinos bid to retain Challenge Cup against Hull KR

| 29.08.2015

Leeds Rhinos are overwhelmingly odds-on at 2/11 with Coral to beat Hull KR in the Challenge Cup final, as they look to win it for the second year in row. The West Yorkshire side have steamrollered everything in front of them over the last few weeks, in the Super League Super 8s, even recording a 36-22 win over the Robins’ rivals Hull FC last time out at the KC Stadium, with coach Brian McDer... more...

Coral’s five fantastic rugby league Challenge Cup finals

| 27.08.2015

It’s that time of the year again on the rugby league calendar; Challenge Cup final time! To mark the occasion, Coral review five of the best ever in the modern game as we look forward to this season’s Wembley clash between Leeds Rhinos and Hull KR, with the West Yorkshire outfit odds-on at 2/11 with Coral to retain the trophy. Related: Leeds v Hull KR match preview With video footage p... more...

Rugby League Challenge Cup semi-final: Warrington v Hull KR

| 01.08.2015

The Challenge Cup takes centre stage as Warrington Wolves take on Hull KR in the second semi-final with Tony Smith’s overwhelming odds-on favourites with Coral at 2/7 to win. Having dispatched of Castleford Tigers last time out 44-6 the Wolves go into this match in a confident mood. However, second-row forward Ben Westwood will miss the match for the Cheshire outfit, following his illegal sh... more...

Rugby League Challenge Cup semi-final: Leeds Rhinos v St Helens

| 31.07.2015

Leeds Rhinos are a breath away from defending the Challenge Cup, and are odds-on at 8/13 with Coral to beat St Helens in the semi-final. The West Yorkshire side go into the game against St Helens having won five of their last six matches. Rhinos’ player of the month Kallum Watkins though, is all too aware of the threat posed by the current Super League holders. “We managed to get a good resu... more...