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

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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