Tigers to face KR in the Cup

Posted: Monday 29th March 2021 - 10:33 AM


Castleford Tigers will head to Hull College Craven Park to face Hull Kingston Rovers in the third round of the 2021 Betfred Challenge Cup.

The tie is set to take place over the weekend of April 10th & April 11th, two of the third round matches will be shown live by the BBC on Saturday, April 10th.

With the structure of the 2021 Betfred Challenge Cup amended because of the impact of lockdown on community Rugby League, Castleford joins the competition along with the fellow Super League clubs at the third round stage of the competition this year.

The two sides have already faced one another in 2021 during the pre-season, in what would be both club’s sole friendly ahead of their 2021 campaigns beginning. The Tigers were victorious 20-30 in Adam Milner’s testimonial match.

On Tigers TV you can watch the match highlights for free, subscribers can watch the full match replay too.

The full Betfred Challenge Cup third round draw:

  • York City Knights vs Wigan Warriors
  • Swinton Lions vs Warrington Wolves
  • Hull KR vs Castleford Tigers
  • Catalans Dragons vs Wakefield Trinity
  • Featherstone Rovers vs Hull FC
  • St Helens vs Leeds Rhinos
  • Leigh Centurions vs Huddersfield Giants
  • Salford Red Devils vs Widnes Vikings

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