Leeds Rhinos discover their Challenge Cup semi-final opponents

Leeds Rhinos will face Wigan Warriors in the Coral Challenge Cup semi-final.

Leeds Rhinos' Luke Gale breaks through to set up Ash Handley's try in his side's Challenge Cup quarter-final win over Hull KR (PIC: JONATHAN GAWTHORPE)

Richard Agar's side vanquished Hull KR 48-18 in last night's quarter-final.

Wigan, meanwhile, swept past Hull FC with a 36-4 victory in Salford today, Liam Farrell and Bevan French both scoring braces of tries.

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Holders Warrington defeated Super League leaders St Helens 20-18 at the AJ Bell Stadium earlier this afternoon to take their place in the semis where they now meet Salford Red Devils.

Wolves repeated last season's Wembley win over the same opponents with tries from Josh Charnley (2), Anthony Gelling and Matty Ashton helping them overcome an early 8-0 deficit.

Regan Grace and Kevin Naiqama scored either side of Charnley's second, but Lachlan Coote missed a difficult kick which would have forced extra-time.

The Challenge Cup semi-finals are scheduled for Saturday October 3, with the final on Saturday October 17.

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Warrington Wolves Josh Charnley breaks through the St Helens defences to score a try in the Challenge Cup quarter-final. (Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com)
Warrington Wolves' Anthony Gelling celebrates victory for his side over St Helens in the Coral Challenge Cup Quarter final at Salford's AJ Bell Stadium. (Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com)