Cup legend to conduct second round draw
Lance Todd Trophy winner Kris Radlinski and the owner of Salford Red Devils, Dr Marwan Koukash will conduct the draw for the second round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this evening.
The draw will take place live on BBC Radio Manchester’s Rugby League Extra show around 6.30pm – Rugby League fans can listen in live from anywhere in the UK by visiting www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/bbc_radio_manchester
Radlinski, who was man of the match in Wigan’s victory over St Helens in the 2002 Challenge Cup final, is now Rugby General Manager at Cup holders and First Utility Super League champions Wigan Warriors.
The former Great Britain full-back will draw the home teams and Dr Koukash will draw the away teams.
The second round features 11 ties involving the 22 winners from the 1st round and will be played over the weekend of February 22-23.
Tickets for the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday August 23 cost from as little as £22 and can be purchased by calling the RFL Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk.
The clubs involved in tonight’s draw are as follows:
1 British Army
2 East Leeds
3 Egremont Rangers
5 Great Britain Police
6 Hull Dockers
8 Leeds Metropolitan University
9 Leigh Miners Rangers
10 Myton Warriors
11 Normanton Knights
12 Oulton Raiders or West Hull
13 Pilkington Recs
14 Rochdale Mayfield
15 Royal Air Force
16 Saddleworth Rangers or Milford Marlins
17 Shaw Cross Sharks or Thatto Heath Crusaders
19 South West London Chargers
20 Walney Central
21 Wath Brow Hornets
22 Wigan St Patrick’s