The draw for the sixth round of the 2023 Betfred Challenge Cup took place at the BBC in Salford this evening, as the surviving four clubs from the first five round were joined by the twelve Super League sides in the final sixteen.
After making progress in this weekend´s fifth round ties; York RLFC Knights, Halifax Panthers, Batley Bulldogs and London Broncos were all hoping to pull out one of the top clubs to test themselves against with the hope of a giant killing and progress into the quarter finals.
The draw was made live on the BBC News channel with the balls being drawn by Jodie Cunningham, England Women´s Captain.
The draw was made as follows;
Catalans Dragons v. Warrington Wolves
Castleford Tigers v. Hull FC
York RLFC Knights v. London Broncos
Halifax Panthers v. St Helens
Hull KR v. Batley Bulldogs
Wakefield Trinity v. Leigh Leopards
Leeds Rhinos v. Wigan Warriors
Salford Red Devils v. Huddersfield Giants
All ties will be played over the weekend of the 18th to 21st of May. One game will be selected for live broadcast by the BBC, with The Sportsman selecting a second tie for live streaming.