Tag Archives: Challenge Cup

Leeds Rhinos chief says Challenge Cup final may move from Wembley | Sport

Super League may have to extend the season into next year to fulfil contractual obligations and the Challenge Cup final may have to move from Wembley. Many within rugby league believe a season that is six weeks old will have to be dramatically altered or extended when Super League is …

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What next for the Super League, Challenge Cup and England fixtures? | Sport

When the time comes that rugby league can shape a fixture list for the rest of 2020, they will have to follow cricket’s lead by prioritising the events that bring in the most money. And that could lead to permanent changes to the game’s structure. In Super League’s case, they …

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My favourite game: Wigan-Hull, Challenge Cup final 1985 | Paul Wilson | Sport

The man of the match, Brett Kenny of Wigan, holds the Challenge Cup aloft as he celebrates with fans.

Back when the earth was young the rugby league season would be played out on an assortment of northern mud heaps in winter before the Challenge Cup final brought a ceremonial climax in early May. The sun always seemed to shine at Wembley, the two finalists generally rose to the …

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