2013 Challenge Cup

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2013 Tetley's Challenge Cup
Duration 10 Rounds
Highest attendance 78,137
Broadcast partners United Kingdom BBC Sport
Winners Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors
Runners-up Hullcolours.svg Hull FC
Biggest home win Sheffeagles colours.svg Sheffield Eagles 112-6 Leigh East
Biggest away win West Hull 6-82
NWCrucolours.png North Wales Crusaders

New South Wales colours.svg Gloucestershire All Golds 6-82
Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds
Lance Todd Trophy Wigancolours.svg Matty Smith
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The 2013 Challenge Cup, officially known as the 2013 Tetley's Challenge Cup[1] for sponsorship reasons, is a rugby league football tournament which began its preliminary stages in October 2012. The Challenge Cup is the most competitive European rugby league tournament at club level and is open to teams from England, Wales, Scotland and France.

Warrington Wolves were the reigning champions after winning the competition in 2012.

First Qualifying Round[edit]

The draw for the First Qualifying Round was made on Wednesday 10 October 2012 at Carrwood Park in Leeds, and took place on the weekend of 27/28 October 2012. A total of 40 teams will play in the Qualifying Rounds. The clubs involved include 22 NCL Divisions 1 and 2, 5 regional league winners, the Yorkshire and Lancashire County Cup winners, 1 Cumberland ARL nomination and the British Police. Also in the draw are the Scottish champions and a Welsh representative, 4 teams from the 2011 Rugby League Conference National, 6 Student teams and a North West League representative. The teams were drawn out by Damian Clayton MBE, the representative for the Armed Forces on the Community Board, and Martin Coyd, the Tier 4 representative. A total of 57 community teams will be involved in the 2013 competition which culminates at Wembley in August; the three Armed Services teams and 14 Conference League Premier teams enter the competition at a later stage.

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee Attendance
Featherstone Lions 28 – 14 Stanley Rangers 27 October 2012, 14:00 Millpond Stadium Paul Ward
Eastmoor Dragons 32 – 22 Loughborough University 27 October 2012, 14:00 Eastmoor Sports and Social Club Brandon Robinson
Huddersfield Underbank Rangers 32 – 6 Heworth RLFC 27 October 2012, 14:00 The Cross Grounds Jason Woodman
Dewsbury Celtic 16 – 19 Ovenden RLFC 27 October 2012, 14:00 Dewsbury INLC Paul Stockman
East Leeds 18 – 16 Drighlington RLFC 27 October 2012, 14:00 East End Park Jonathan Roberts
Bank Quay Bulls 52 – 12 Castleford Panthers 27 October 2012, 14:00 Dallam Playing Fields Mark Craven
Warrington Wizards 4 – 18 British Police 28 October 2012, 14:00 Wilderspool Stadium Craig Kay
Askam RLFC 14 – 28 Millom RLFC 27 October 2012, 14:00 Fallowfield Park Scott Mikalauskas
Blackbrook Royals 22 – 6 Lock Lane 27 October 2012, 14:00 Blackbrook Sports & Recreation Club Paul Marklove
Northumbria University 16 – 20 Milford Marlins 3 November 2012, 14:00 Cochrane Park Mark Laing
Stanningley RLFC 4 – 40 Widnes West Bank 27 October 2012, 14:00 Arthur Miller Stadium Gareth Evans
Normanton Knights 48 – 16 York Acorn 3 November 2012, 13:30 Queen Elizabeth Drive Brandon Robinson
Bristol Sonics 24 – 36 Eccles & Salford Juniors 27 October 2012, 14:00 Aretians RFC Darren Hayes
Kells RLFC 8 – 12 Egremont Rangers 13 November 2012, 19:30 Recreation Ground A Chris Kendall
Hunslet Old Boys 18 – 0 St Marys University B 3 November 2012, 14:00 Hillidge Road Andy Sweet
Rochdale Mayfield 24 – 0 Hull University B 27 October 2012, 14:00 Mayfield Sports Arena Jamie Callaghan
Leeds Metropolitan University 34 – 10 Elland RLFC 27 October 2012, 14:00 Milford Sports Club Joachim Abimelech
Hunslet Warriors 26 – 22 Wigan St Judes 27 October 2012, 14:00 The Oval Michael Mannifield
Bradford Dudley Hill 24 – 0 Bonymaen Broncos B 27 October 2012, 14:00 Neil Hunt Memorial Ground John McMullen
Shaw Cross Sharks ARLFC 10 – 38 Pilkington Recs 27 October 2012, 14:00 Paul Hinchliffe Memorial Ground Adam Gill
Notes

A.^ Game switched to Recreation Ground (Whitehaven).
B.^ Withdrew from Challenge Cup due to player shortages.

Second Qualifying Round[edit]

The Draw for the Second Qualifying Round was made on Wednesday 10 October at Carrwood Park in Leeds, and the ties took place on 3/4 November 2012. The 20 winners from the first qualifying round were be involved with the three Armed Services teams and 14 Conference League Premier teams entering the competition at a later stage.

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee Attendance
Bradford Dudley Hill 68 – 12 Eastmoor Dragons 3 November 2012, 14:00 Neil Hunt Memorial Ground Jamie Callaghan
Milford Marlins 34 – 4 Ovenden RLFC 17 November 2012, 13:30 Milford Sports Club Chris Campbell
Rochdale Mayfield 22 – 43 Bank Quay Bulls 10 November 2012, 14:00 Mayfield Sports Arena Andy Bentham
Pilkington Recs 32 – 12 Featherstone Lions 3 November 2012, 14:00 Ruskin Drive Mike Woodhead
British Police 10 – 36 Blackbrook Royals 4 November 2012, 14:00 Siddal ARLFC Craig Kay
Huddersfield Underbank Rangers 6 – 22 Leeds Metropolitan University 4 November 2012, 14:00 The Cross Grounds Rob Webb
Normanton Knights 18 – 23 Hunslet Old Boys 10 November 2012, 13:30 Queen Elizabeth Drive Jamie Bloem
East Leeds 26 – 18 Hunslet Warriors 3 November 2012, 14:00 East End Park Chris Campbell
Widnes West Bank 18 – 6 Egremont Rangers C 17 November 2012, 14:00 Arthur Miller Stadium
Millom RLFC 40 – 12 Eccles & Salford Juniors 10 November 2012, 14:00 Coronation Field Craig Kay
Notes

C.^ Withdrew from Challenge Cup.

First Round[edit]

The draw for the first round of the 2013 Challenge Cup was held at the RFL’s Red Hall headquarters in Leeds on 29 October. The home teams were drawn by Paul Kilbride, a former Rugby League player who has been supported by the RL Benevolent Fund since suffering a serious injury while playing, and the away teams were drawn by Rugby League Cares General Manager Chris Rostron.

The first round took place on the weekend of 1 and 2 December 2012,[2] although the match between Bradford Dudley Hill and Leeds Met was played on 10 November. The match between Millom RLFC and Blackbrook Royals eventually had to be cancelled as the tie had been postponed four times and the away team, Blackbrook received a bye to Round 2.

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee Attendance
Pilkington Recs 18 – 19 Milford Marlins 1 December 2012, 14:00 Ruskin Drive Jamie Bloem
Bradford Dudley Hill 24 – 28 Leeds Metropolitan University 10 November 2012, 14:00 Neil Hunt Memorial Ground Chris Campbell
Millom RLFC w/o Blackbrook Royals 9 December 2012, 13:30 Fallowfield Park Curtis Braithwaite
Bank Quay Bulls 17 – 38 East Leeds 1 December 2012, 13:30 Dallam Playing Fields Dave Sharpe
Hunslet Old Boys 17 – 16 † Widnes West Bank 1 December 2012, 13:30 Hillidge Road Michael Mannifield
Source:[3][4]

Notes:
† – After extra time

Second Round[edit]

The draw for the second round of the 2013 Challenge Cup was held at Millom Rugby League Club on 18 January. The draw involved 14 Conference League Premier clubs, the three Armed Services teams and the five clubs that had progressed from the first round. The balls were drawn by Millom club stalwart Gary Kelly and Workington Town player Peter Lupton, who played for Millom as a junior before signing professional terms at London Broncos. The second round took place on the weekend of 9/10 March 2013.[2]

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee Attendance
Myton Warriors 6 – 4 Leeds Metropolitan University 9 March 2013, 13:30 Marist Sporting Club Michael Mannifield
West Hull 22 – 12 Hull Dockers 9 March 2013, 14:00 Walter Simpson Park Greg Dolan
Hunslet Old Boys 24 - 0 Saddleworth Rangers 9 March 2013, 14:00 Hillidge Road Mark Craven
Leigh Miners Rangers 16 – 6 Milford Marlins 9 March 2013, 14:30 Twist Lane Neil Aspey
Wigan St Patricks 22 – 24 Thatto Heath Crusaders 9 March 2013, 14:30 Clarington Park Paul Marklove
East Hull 20 – 28 Siddal RLFC 9 March 2013, 14:00 Rosemead Sports Centre Chris Hancock
Royal Air Force 0 – 20 East Leeds 9 March 2013, 14:00 RAF Cranwell Tom Grant
Blackbrook Royals 20 – 16 † Oultan Raiders 9 March 2013, 14:00 Blackbrook Sports & Recreation Club Phil Graham
Leigh East 28 – 24 British Army 9 March 2013, 14:00 Leigh Sports Village Mike Woodhead
Royal Navy 4 – 36 Skirlaugh RLFC 9 March 2013, 14:00 United Services Sports Ground John Ashton
Ince Rose Bridge 20 – 10 Wath Brow Hornets 9 March 2013, 14:00 Pinfold Street Andy Bentham
Source:[3][4]

Notes:
† – After extra time

Third Round[edit]

The draw for the third round was hosted in the Rugby Pavilion at the home of Oxford RL, the historic Iffley Road sports ground in Oxford on 13 March 2013 at 13:00 GMT. The draw was made by the actor Kevin Whately, who starred in TV series of Inspector Morse and its spin-off show Lewis, and Bruce Ray, the communications director of Carlsberg UK, who own the Tetley's brand that sponsors the 2013 tournament.[5]

The third round of the Challenge Cup had the entry of the 23 Kingstone Press Championship and Championship One clubs, which for the first time in the competition, includes Oxford, Hemel Stags and the Gloucestershire All-Golds.

The third round matches took place on the weekend of 6 and 7 April 2013.[5]

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee Attendance
West Hull 6 – 82 NWCrucolours.png North Wales Crusaders 6 April 2013, 14:30 BST Wilderspool StadiumD Dave Merrick 230
Swintoncolours.svg Swinton Lions 18 – 56 ToulouseRLcolours.PNG Toulouse Olympique 6 April 2013, 15:00 BST Leigh Sports Village George Stokes 450
Leigh colours.svg Leigh Centurions 50 – 4 East Leeds 6 April 2013, 17:30 BST Leigh Sports Village Greg Dolan 728
Scorpions.png South Wales Scorpions 22 – 52 Doncaster colours.svg Doncaster RLFC 6 April 2013, 17:30 BST The Gnoll Joe Cobb 456
Batley colours.svg Batley Bulldogs 72 – 0 Gthundercolours.svg Gateshead Thunder 7 April 2013, 14:00 BST LoveRugbyLeague.com Stadium Ronnie Laughton 484
Haven colours.svg Whitehaven RLFC 38 – 32 Skolscolours.svg London Skolars 7 April 2013, 14:00 BST Recreation Ground Chris Leatherbarrow 440
Ince Rose Bridge 18 – 50 Hemelcolours.png Hemel Stags 7 April 2013, 14:30 BST Douglas Valley Warren Turley
Barrowcolours.svg Barrow Raiders 28 – 12 Leigh Miners Rangers 7 April 2013, 15:00 BST Craven Park Chris Kendall 826
Blackbrook ARLFC 24 – 26 Yorkcolours.svg York City Knights 7 April 2013, 15:00 BST Langtree ParkE Peter Brooke
Ramscolours.svg Dewsbury Rams 56 – 6 Myton Warriors 7 April 2013, 15:00 BST Tetley's Stadium Chris Campbell 404
Fevcolours.svg Featherstone Rovers 76 – 6 Thatto Heath Crusaders 7 April 2013, 15:00 BST Bigfellas Stadium Adam Gill 735
Faxcolours.svg Halifax RLFC 54 – 12 Oxfordcolours.png Oxford RL 7 April 2013 15:00 BST The Shay Gareth Hewer 1,000
Hunsletcolours.svg Hunslet Hawks 36 – 10 Oldhamcolours.svg Oldham Roughyeds 7 April 2013, 15:00 BST South Leeds Stadium Matt Thomason 326
Rochdale colours.svg Rochdale Hornets 40 – 4 Hunslet Old Boys 7 April 2013, 15:00 BST Spotland Stadium Dave Sharpe 414
Sheffeagles colours.svg Sheffield Eagles 112 – 6 Leigh East 7 April 2013, 15:00 BST Don Valley Stadium Scott Mikalauskas 333
Skirlaugh RLFC 16 – 26 New South Wales colours.svg Gloucestershire All-Golds 7 April 2013, 15:00 BST Hull RUFCF Tom Crashley 260
Workingtoncolours.svg Workington Town 24 – 16 CarcassonneRLcolours.PNG AS Carcassonne 7 April 2013, 15:00 BST Derwent Park Jamie Leahy 598
Siddal RLFC 14 – 30 Cougscolours.svg Keighley Cougars 7 April 2013, 15:30 BST Huddersfield YMCAG Jamie Bloem 521
Source:[3][4]

Notes:
D.^ Match moved to Wilderspool in Warrington[6]
E.^ Match moved to St Helens RLFC's Langtree Park[7]
F.^ Match move to Hull RUFC
G.^ Match move to Laund Hill[8]

Fourth Round[edit]

The draw for the fourth round of the 2013 Challenge Cup took place on 8 April 2013 at 15:30 BST at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington. The draw saw the 14 Super League teams joined by the 18 winning teams from the third round. The draw was made by Rugby League Hall of Fame member Alex Murphy and Bruce Ray, who is Communications Director of Carlsberg UK, the parent company of title sponsors Tetley’s and was broadcast on BBC Radio 5 Live.[9] Matches will take place on 19, 20 and 21 April 2013[2] with the Hull Kingston Rovers vs St Helens RLFC match being shown live on BBC One.[10]

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee Attendance
Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 28 – 12 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers 19 April 2013, 20:00 BST Headingley Carnegie Stadium Phil Bentham 8,130
Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings 42 – 28 Doncaster colours.svg Doncaster RLFC 19 April 2013, 20:00 BST Stobart Stadium Tim Roby 1,965
Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 60 – 10 Leigh colours.svg Leigh Centurions 19 April 2013, 20:00 BST DW Stadium Matt Thomason 6,889
HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers 26 – 18 Saintscolours.svg St Helens RLFC 20 April 2013, 14:30 BST MS3 Craven Park Richard Silverwood 4,454
Broncoscolours.png London Broncos 24 – 12 Fevcolours.svg Featherstone Rovers 20 April 2013, 15:00 BST Twickenham Stoop Thierry Alibert 1,217
Sheffeagles colours.svg Sheffield Eagles 30 – 16 Ramscolours.svg Dewsbury Rams 20 April 2013, 15:00 BST Don Valley Stadium Gareth Hewer 467
Doncaster colours.svg Hemel Stags 6 – 66 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 20 April 2013, 18:00 BST Rapid Solicitors StadiumH Peter Brooke 2,456
Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. 62 – 6 NWCrucolours.png North Wales Crusaders 21 April 2013, 13:00 BST KC Stadium Chris Leatherbarrow 3,879
Hunsletcolours.svg Hunslet Hawks 12 – 50 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons 21 April 2013, 13:00 BST South Leeds Stadium George Stokes 600
Batley colours.svg Batley Bulldogs 4 – 13 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants 21 April 2013, 14:00 BST LoveRugbyLeague.com Stadium Ben Thaler 2,067
New South Wales colours.svg Gloucestershire All Golds 6 – 82 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds 21 April 2013, 15:00 BST Prince of Wales Stadium Tim Crashley 553
Faxcolours.svg Halifax RLFC 52 – 6 Barrowcolours.svg Barrow Raiders 21 April 2013, 15:00 BST The Shay Joe Cobb 1,110
Cougscolours.svg Keighley Cougars 4 – 74 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 21 April 2013, 15:00 BST Cougar Park James Child 1,413
Rochdale colours.svg Rochdale Hornets 10 – 70 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 21 April 2013, 15:00 BST Spotland Stadium Robert Hicks 1,722
Haven colours.svg Whitehaven RLFC 12 – 16 Workingtoncolours.svg Workington Town 21 April 2013, 15:00 BST Recreation Ground Ronnie Laughton 1,600
Yorkcolours.svg York City Knights 30 – 28 ToulouseRLcolours.PNG Toulouse Olympique 21 April 2013, 15:00 BST Huntington Stadium Dave Merrick 431
Source:[3][4]

Notes:
H.^ Match moved to Wakefield's Rapid Solicitors Stadium.[11]

Fifth Round[edit]

The draw for the fifth round of the 2013 Challenge Cup took place on Monday 22 April 2013 at 15:30 BST on BBC Radio 5 Live with ex-Wigan player Billy Boston making the draw.[12] Matches were played on 10, 11 and 12 May 2013[2] with the Huddersfield-Leeds match shown live on BBC One on 11 May.[13]

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee Attendance
Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. 24 – 6 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 10 May 2013, 20:00 BST KC Stadium Tim Roby 7,697
Broncoscolours.png London Broncos 25 – 16 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 10 May 2013, 20:00 BST Twickenham Stoop James Child 1,237
Sheffeagles colours.svg Sheffield Eagles 28 – 12 Faxcolours.svg Halifax RLFC 10 May 2013, 20:00 BST Don Valley Stadium Ben Thaler 782
Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants 24 – 8 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 11 May 2013, 14:30 BST John Smith's Stadium Phil Bentham 11,389
Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons 92 – 8 Yorkcolours.svg York City Knights 12 May 2013, 15:00 CEST Stade Gilbert Brutus Thierry Alibert 3,105
HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers 14 – 46 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 12 May 2013, 15:00 BST MS3 Craven Park Richard Silverwood 4,280
Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 52 – 6 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds 12 May 2013, 15:00 BST Halliwell Jones Stadium Robert Hicks 5,451
Workingtoncolours.svg Workington Town 0 – 36 Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings 12 May 2013, 15:00 BST Derwent Park George Stokes 1,657
Source:[3][4]

Quarter finals[edit]

The draw for the quarter finals took place on 18 May with the draw shown on BBC Breakfast on BBC One by presenters Louise Minchin and Charlie Stayt.[14] Matches take place over four days between 12 and 15 July 2013[2] with matches on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July shown live on BBC Two and the matches on Friday 12 and Monday 15 July shown live by Sky Sports.[15][16]

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee Attendance
Sheffeagles colours.svg Sheffield Eagles 10 – 29 Broncoscolours.png London Broncos 12 July, 20:00 BST Don Valley Stadium James Child 2,459
Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons 13 – 24 Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C. 13 July, 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST Stade Gilbert Brutus Richard Silverwood 6,500
Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 44 – 24 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants 14 July, 16:15 BST Halliwell Jones Stadium Phil Bentham 7,603
Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 48 – 4 Widnes colours.svg Widnes Vikings 15 July, 20:00 BST DW Stadium Ben Thaler 6,327
Source:[3][4]

Semi finals[edit]

The draw for the semi finals of the 2013 Challenge Cup took place on 14 July on BBC Two after the televised Warrington-Huddersfield match on the same channel and was made by Des Drummond and Henderson Gill.[17] The matches took place on 27 and 28 July 2013 at neutral venues.[2]

[3][4]

27 July
17:00 BST
Wigan Warriors 70 – 0 London Broncos
Leigh Sports Village, Leigh
Attendance: 6,274
Referee/s: Phil Bentham

28 July
18:00 BST
Hull F.C. 16–12 Warrington Wolves
John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield
Attendance: 10,621
Referee/s: Richard Silverwood

Final[edit]

The final of the 2013 Challenge Cup took place on 24 August 2013 at Wembley Stadium[2] with the match kicking off at 15:00 BST. The match was shown live on BBC One[18] with Wigan winning 16-0.[19][20][21][22]

[3][4]

24 August
15:00 BST
Hull F.C. 0 – 16 Wigan Warriors
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 78,137
Referee/s: Phil Bentham

UK Broadcasting rights[edit]

The tournament was co-screened in the United Kingdom by the BBC and Sky Sports on the second of their six year contracts.

Round BBC Sky Sports
Fourth Round Hull Kingston Rovers v St. Helens
Fifth Round Huddersfield Giants v Leeds Rhinos
Quarter finals Catalan Dragons v Hull F.C.
Wigan Warriors v Widnes Vikings
Sheffield Eagles v London Broncos
Warrington Wolves v Huddersfield Giants
Semi finals Wigan Warriors v London Broncos
Hull F.C. v Warrington Wolves
Final Hull F.C. V Wigan Warriors

External links[edit]

References[edit]

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