Leeds Rhinos: Full house for Cup semi-finals

12 May 2018......  Castleford Tigers v St Helens Challenge Cup round 6.'Challenge Cup. Picture Tony Johnson.
12 May 2018...... Castleford Tigers v St Helens Challenge Cup round 6.'Challenge Cup. Picture Tony Johnson.
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This weekend’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup semi-final double-header, including Leeds Rhinos’ showdown with Warrington Wolves, has sold out.

Rhinos will face Warrington at Bolton Wanderers’ University of Bolton Stadium - which has an official capacity of 28,723 - on Sunday (2.45pm), after Catalans Dragons take on St Helens (12.30pm).

It is the first time both semi-finals have been staged at one venue on the same day.

Rugby Football League chief executive Ralph Rimmer said: “The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup is the most prestigious competition in rugby league and holding two semi-finals in one stadium is another historic moment in its legacy.

“It’s fantastic that the two fixtures will be played in front of a full house at the University of Bolton Stadium.

“I am certain that the capacity crowd will create an incredible atmosphere at Bolton and I look forward to watching two extraordinary games between four top sides.”