Challenge Cup: Sheffield Eagles 12-34 Hull FC

Kirk Yeaman
Kirk Yeaman (right) helped Hull FC to Challenge Cup success in 2005
Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round
Sheffield Eagles (0) 12
Tries: Aston, Yere Goals: Brambani 2
Hull FC (22) 34
Tries: Minichiello, Paea, Lineham, Shaul, Yeaman, Rankin Goals: Rankin 5

Hull FC held off a spirited comeback from Championship side Sheffield Eagles to reach the last 16 of the Challenge Cup.

The visitors opened up a 22-0 half-time lead thanks to tries from Mark Minichiello, Mickey Paea, Tom Lineham and Jamie Shaul.

Cory Aston and Menzie Yere crossed for the hosts to give them hope.

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But Kirk Yeaman and Jordan Rankin both went over as the Super League side saw it out.

The sixth-round draw with take place on Monday.

Sheffield Eagles: Togagae, Turner, Yere, Smeaton, Worrincy, Briggs, Aston, Battye, Carlile, Thorpe, Davies, Langley, Taulapapa.

Replacements: Brambani, Blagbrough, Musolino, Stringer.

Hull FC: Shaul, Lineham, Michaels, Talanoa, Naughton, Pryce, Rankin, Paea, Houghton, Watts, Sa, Minichiello, Thompson.

Replacements: Paleaaesina, B. Tyson-Wilson, Yeaman, Howarth.

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