Challenge Cup: Featherstone land home Wigan draw

Ryan Hoffman of Wigan Warriors celebrates by lifting the Carnegie Cup

Featherstone Rovers' reward for shocking Castleford Tigers in the Challenge Cup is a home tie with champions Wigan Warriors in the fifth round on the weekend of 27-29 April.

Warrington Wolves will play Bradford Bulls and Salford City Reds host Leeds Rhinos in the all-Super League ties.

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Powell elated with 'fantastic draw'

Sheffield Eagles face a trip to Catalan Dragons, while Batley Bulldogs face London Broncos.

Huddersfield host Swinton, St Helens are at Oldham and Leigh face Halifax.

Featherstone boss Daryl Powell was delighted with drawing the current holders after his side's win over Castleford.

He told BBC Radio Leeds: "It's a fantastic draw. It keeps the profile of the club up and it's a brilliant opportunity.

"We want to challenge them and if we can do that we'll do ourselves the world of good.

"I think we'll need to try and dictate the game there's no doubt about that. We're a good rugby league team and we'll try and put them under pressure."

One fifth round tie, yet to be confirmed, will be broadcast live by BBC on Saturday, 28 April.

Challenge Cup fifth round draw

Warrington Wolves v Bradford Bulls

Catalan Dragons v Sheffield Eagles

Salford City Reds v Leeds Rhinos

Leigh Centurions v Halifax

Oldham v St Helens

Featherstone Rovers v Wigan Warriors

Huddersfield Giants v Swinton Lions

Batley Bulldogs v London Broncos

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