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Summary

  1. Championship side Bulls earn shock 24-22 win over Rhinos
  2. Leeds Rhinos have won competition thirteen times, last lifting trophy in 2015
  3. Bradford Bulls are three-time champions
  4. Challenge Cup forum follows after the match
  5. Salford Red Devils 18-32 Hull KR - Full Time

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All times stated are UK

  1. Joe Townsend

    BBC Sport

    Bradford's Connor Farrell celebrates Mikey Wood's try against Leeds

    Joe Townsend

    BBC Sport

    Championship side Bradford shock Super League Leeds Rhinos to reach the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup.

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  2. Who’s playing in the sixth-round today?

    The sixth-round of the Challenge Cup welcomes the remaining Super League sides that played in the Super 8s last season including St Helens, Wigan Warriors, Castleford Tigers, Warrington Wolves, Huddersfield Giants, Hull FC, Wakefield Trinity and Catalan Dragons.

    2018 winners Catalans Dragons will be confident of progressing to the quarter-finals as they begin their defence of the title at home against Doncaster, the lowest side left in the competition. However, the League 1 side proved they are no pushovers in the fifth-round as they defeated Batley Bulldogs of the Championship.

    Bradford Bulls will host Leeds Rhinos in a Yorkshire derby - the first time the sides have met competitively since the Bulls dropped out of Super League in 2014 and there is an all-Super League tie as Salford face Hull Kingston Rovers.

    Warrington Wolves will hope for a repeat of their recent victory over Wigan Warriors in the Super League as they welcome the Warriors on Sunday, with Huddersfield Giants hosting St Helens in the final fixture of the weekend.

    Warrington Wolves 25-12 Wigan Warriors
    Image caption: Warrington Wolves recently beat Wigan Warriors 25-12.
  3. BBC coverage

    The BBC will show games from each round of the Rugby League Challenge Cup live on the BBC Sport website and app and on TV in 2019.

    From the sixth round coverage switches from online to BBC One and BBC Two every weekend up to and including the final at Wembley on 24 August.

    Our coverage continues this weekend as Super League side Leeds Rhinos travel to 2003 Champions Bradford Bulls of the Championship on Saturday.

    Followed by an all-Super League tie as Warrington Wolves’ host record 19-time winners Wigan Warriors on Sunday.

    Saturday, 11 May

    Sixth round: Bradford Bulls v Leeds Rhinos plus Red Button Forum

    14:00-16:50, BBC One, Connected TV and BBC Sport website and app plus BBC iPlayer

    Sunday, 12 May

    Sixth round: Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors plus Red Button Forum

    14:05-16:40, BBC One, Connected TV and BBC Sport website and app plus BBC iPlayer

  4. What is the Challenge Cup?

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    Video caption: Challenge Cup final: Catalans Dragons 20-14 Warrington Wolves

    The Challenge Cup is a knockout rugby league cup competition held annually since 1896, with the exception of 1915–1919 and 1939–1940. It involves amateur, semi-professional and professional clubs.

    The teams from the top tier of rugby league, known as the Super League, enter the Cup in the fifth and sixth rounds, with the final of the prestigious competition held at Wembley Stadium.

    The current holders of the Challenge Cup are Catalan Dragons who defeated Warrington Wolves 20–14 to become the first non-British team to win the competition in its 117-year history.

    Wigan Warriors are the most successful club in the history of the competition, winning the cup a record 19 times.

  5. Get Inspired: How to get into rugby league

    Get Inspired

    #GetInspired

    Fancy giving rugby league a go yourself?

    There are so many different versions of the sport, so there is something to suit everyone, regardless of your age, gender or ability.

    Visit our Get Inspired Activity Guide to find out how you can get started and our Activity Finder to get into rugby league near you.

    Watch former Leeds Rhinos prop Jamie Peacock explain what it takes to be a professional Rugby League player below.

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    Video caption: Rugby League: "the speed of an Olympic sprinter and the impact of a car crash"