Rugby League: Keepmoat Stadium to host Challenge Cup semi-final between Wigan and Hull FC

The Keepmoat Stadium will host the eagerly-awaited Ladbrokes Challenge Cup semi-final between Wigan Warriors and Hull FC.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 26th June 2016, 3:27 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:01 pm
Keepmoat Stadium
Keepmoat Stadium

Wigan, 19-time Challenge Cup winners, will face the current Super League leaders Hull FC in Doncaster on Friday, July 29 (8pm).

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The match will be broadcast live on BBC2.

Last year's first-ever Friday night televised semi-final on the BBC between Leeds and St Helens drew in a TV audience of over 1.3million.

The Keepmoat Stadium previously hosted a Challenge Cup semi-final in 2011 when Leeds defeated Castleford 10–8 in front of a crowd of 13,158.