Match Preview: St Helens Women vs York Valkyrie

Ahead of our Betfred Women's Challenge Cup Semi-Final against York Valkyrie tomorrow, here are more of the details you'll need to know before the game!

Venue

The fixture will take place at the Eco-Power Stadium in Doncaster. Kick off is at 11:15am and the game will be streamed live on the BBC iPlayer and shown on the red button.

Ticket Information

Tickets are now off sale for the game. Tickets will not be available on the gate for fans who want to attend the game, only tickets pre-paid for will be available for fans to collect in Doncaster.

Squad News

Matty Smith makes one change to his 21-woman squad for our Semi-Final clash. Rachael Woosey returns to the squad for the first time since we faced York last month, as she replaces Rebecca Rotheram.

Saints Squad

York Valkyrie Squad

The Valkyrie

The two sides have already met in the 2024 Betfred Women’s Super League. Saints fought back from a 12-0 half-time deficit to lead 16-14 late in the game, but a late Carrie Roberts try sealed the win for York.

Sunday’s opposition have won all three of their Challenge Cup games so far in 2024, all in the Betfred Challenge Cup. A 10-74 victory at Sheffield was followed by an 80-6 victory over Featherstone, before the beat the same opposition 70-0 in the Quarter-Finals.

The Valkyrie were defeated 10-16 at the LNER Community Stadium by Leeds Rhinos on Sunday, their first defeat in the Betfred Women’s Super League since Saints beat them 12-4 at Crusader Park in 2022.

Previewing The Game

Jodie Cunningham

Matty Smith

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