2000 Challenge Cup

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2000 Silk Cut Challenge Cup
Duration 8 Rounds
Highest attendance 67,247
Broadcast partners United Kingdom BBC Sport
Winners Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls
Runners-up Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos
Lance Todd Trophy Bullscolours.svg Henry Paul
< 1999 Seasons 2001 >

The 2000 Challenge Cup Final was held on Saturday, 29 April 2000, at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, UK. The game was contested by Bradford Bulls and Leeds Rhinos.

Referee: Steve Presley (Castleford)

Attendance: 67,247

Final Score: Bradford Bulls 24 - 18 Leeds Rhinos

Bradford Bulls team[edit]

Stuart Spruce, Nathan McAvoy, Scott Naylor, Michael Withers, Tevita Vaikona, Henry Paul, Robbie Paul, Brian McDermott, James Lowes, Paul Anderson, Jamie Peacock, Mike Forshaw, Brad Mackay

Subs: Leon Pryce, David Boyle, Bernard Dwyer, Stuart Fielden


Tries: Michael Withers (2), Nathan McAvoy, Stuart Fielden

Goals: Henry Paul (4)

Leeds Rhinos team[edit]

Iestyn Harris, Leroy Rivett, Richie Blackmore, Keith Senior, Francis Cummins, Daryl Powell, Ryan Sheridan, Darren Fleary, Dean Lawford, Barrie McDermott, Adrian Morley, Anthony Farrell, Andy Hay

Subs: Marcus St Hilaire, Lee Jackson, David Barnhill, Jamie Mathiou


Tries: Andy Hay, Marcus St Hilaire

Goals: Iestyn Harris (5)

Man Of The Match[edit]

The Lance Todd Trophy was awarded to Henry Paul (Bradford)

Preceded by
1999 Challenge Cup
2000 Challenge Cup
Succeeded by
2001 Challenge Cup


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