Sky Sports to televise Leeds v Leigh Challenge Cup quarter final

The Tetley's Challenge Cup trophy. Photo: SWPIX
The Tetley's Challenge Cup trophy. Photo: SWPIX
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LEIGH’S Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter final at Leeds will be played on Friday, June 6 and shown live on Sky Sports.

All four of the ties will be televised live across the BBC and Sky Sports over four consecutive days from Thursday June 5 as the eight remaining clubs battle it out to take another step nearer the final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday August 23.

The action kicks off on Thursday June 5 at the Select Security Stadium where the Sky Sports cameras will be on hand to capture a repeat of the 1937 Challenge Cup final, Widnes Vikings v Keighley Cougars (8.00pm).

Twenty four hours later Sky Sports will again bring their outstanding coverage to the tie that pits Leeds Rhinos and Leigh Centurions, the respective leaders of the Super League and Championship, together at Headingley Carnegie Stadium (8.00pm).

On Saturday June 7, the action switches to BBC1 for the mouth-watering all-Super League showdown between holders Wigan Warriors and in-form Castleford Tigers at DW Stadium (2.30pm).

And on Sunday, Bradford Bulls and Warrington Wolves go head-to-head on BBC2 in the last tie of the round at Provident Stadium (2.30pm).

Details of ticket prices and availability for all four ties will be confirmed by the competing clubs in the next few days.

The Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter-final schedule in full is as follows:

Thursday June 5 – Widnes Vikings v Keighley Cougars (8.00pm, Sky Sports)

Friday June 6 – Leeds Rhinos v Leigh Centurions (8.00pm, Sky Sports)

Saturday June 7 – Wigan Warriors v Castleford Tigers (2.30pm, BBC1)

Sunday June 8 – Bradford Bulls v Warrington Wolves (2.30pm, BBC2)