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Confirmed | Saints face trip to Whitehaven in Challenge Cup Sixth Round

St Helens will travel to Championship side Whitehaven in the Betfred Challenge Cup Sixth Round with the tie now confirmed to take place on Saturday 26 March with a 2pm kick off at the LEL Arena - live on The Sportsman.

Updated: 15.03.22

The Sportsman will live stream cup holders’ St Helens visit to Betfred Championship Whitehaven – Saints’ first visit to Whitehaven since 2001 when we overcame spirited West Cumbrian resistance to triumph 34-22 en route to Challenge Cup glory. Click here to re-live it. 

The stand-out tie of the Sixth Round of the Betfred Challenge Cup, Leeds Rhinos versus Castleford Tigers, will be shown live on the BBC on Saturday 26 March, 4.30pm.

On Sunday 27 March the BBC cameras will be in Barrow, where Barrow Raiders entertain Huddersfield Giants (BBC2, 4.30pm). The Giants have won the Challenge Cup six times but haven’t reached the final since their 2009 defeat by Warrington Wolves, while the Raiders, who won the coveted trophy in 1955, are currently undefeated in this year’s Betfred Championship.

Sixth Round ties will also be shown on Premier Sports and The Sportsman. Premier Sports will show the all-Super League ties between Wigan Warriors and Salford Red Devils (Friday 25 March, 7.35pm) and Warrington Wolves and Wakefield Trinity (Sunday 27 March, 2pm).

Ticket information for our trip to Whitehaven will follow in due course.

Betfred Challenge Cup draw in full

Barrow Raiders v Huddersfield Giants – Sunday 27 March, 4.30pm – BBC 2

Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers – Saturday 26 March, 4.30pm – BBC 

Warrington Wolves v Wakefield Trinity – Sunday 27 March, 2pm – PREMIER SPORTS

Whitehaven v St Helens – Saturday 26 March, 2pm – THE SPORTSMAN

Wigan Warriors v Salford Red Devils – Friday 25 March, 7.35pm – PREMIER SPORTS

Catalans Dragons v Featherstone Rovers – Saturday 26 March, KO TBC.

Sheffield Eagles v Hull FC – KO TBC

Hull KR v Leigh Centurions – Friday 25 March, 8pm

Round Six will be followed by Quarter Finals on 8, 9 and 10 April, and the Semi Finals at Elland Road, Leeds, on Saturday 7 May – part of a Rugby League triple-header alongside the Betfred Women’s Challenge Cup Final. Tickets are available online now from only £25 Adults and £12.50 Concessions/Under 16s.

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