Betfred League One sides entered the Coral Challenge Cup Third Round this evening alongside the 11 successful Community Clubs who survived the first two rounds with some exciting ties were pulled out of the hat by St Helens duo Jack Ashworth and Matty Lees.
The fifth round features Championship and League 1 clubs, alongside the bottom four ranked clubs from last year’s Super League.
The draws for the fourth round of the 2019 Coral Challenge Cup and the first round of the 1895 Cup have been made with a number of standout matches featuring.
A decade ago, Coventry Bears and Bedford Tigers faced off in the Southern Conference Midlands Premier Division Play-Off Semi-Final. That game finished 58-10 to Coventry and the gap between the two clubs has never been closer.
“So we are delighted that Sky Sports are committed to showing this year’s £1M Game, to determine who earns promotion to the Betfred Super League in 2020.”
The two competitions will come together when the Coral Women’s Challenge Cup Final shares the stage with the men’s semi finals in a triple header at the University of Bolton Stadium on Saturday July 27.
With the fixtures for the upcoming League One season having been released yesterday evening, we look at the opening weekend and other big games throughout the season.