Northern Rail Cup semi-final draw made
The semi-final’s of the Northern Rail Cup will feature a repeat of the 2010 Co-operative Championship Grand Final as Featherstone Rovers play host to Halifax RLFC, the side who beat them to Grand Final glory, after the rivals were paired together in tonight’s live draw.
The other fixture in the semi-finals will see currently undefeated Leigh Centurions welcome Dewsbury Rams to Leigh Sports Village. Dewsbury knocked defending Northern Rail Cup champions Batley Bulldogs out of the competition in the quarter-final stage while Leigh defeated Widnes Vikings to clinch their semi-final berth.
The fixture between Featherstone and Halifax will be broadcast live on Sky Sports on Thursday June 16 with the game between Leigh and Dewsbury to be played over the weekend of June 18/19.
The Northern Rail Cup semi-final draw is as follows:
Featherstone Rovers v Halifax RLFC
Leigh Centurions v Dewsbury Rams
Tickets for the 2011 Northern Rail Cup final at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool, on Sunday July 17 cost from just £12 for adults (£5 concessions) and are available by calling the RFL Ticket Office on 0844 856 11 13 or by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk
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For more details on Northern Rail visit http://www.northernrail.org/