The draw for the quarter-finals of the 2013 Tetley’s Challenge Cup will be broadcast live to the nation on both BBC Television and BBC Radio on Saturday (May 18).
One of the biggest audiences ever recorded for a live Challenge Cup draw will be able to tune in to watch or listen to the fate of the eight remaining clubs in this year’s competition when the draw takes place at 8.35am.
The draw will be conducted live from the BBC studios at MediaCityUK and be broadcast simultaneously by BBC Breakfast TV and BBC Radio 5 Live, with both programmes following up with instant reaction to the pairings.
The eight teams that will go into the draw are Catalan Dragons, Huddersfield Giants, Hull FC, London Broncos, Sheffield Eagles, Warrington Wolves, Widnes Vikings and Wigan Warriors.
Two quarter-finals will be screened live on BBC2 on Saturday July 13 and Sunday July 14 and Sky Sports will screen the remaining two quarter-finals (if UK-based) on Friday July 12 and Monday July 15.
Tickets for the 2013 Tetley’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday August 24 are now on sale priced from just £21. Visit www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk or call 0844 856 1113 for full details.