Wembley is to host the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final on August 29. The clash between holders Leeds Rhinos and reigning Super League champions St Helens will take place at Warrington’s Halliwell Jones Stadium on Friday, July 31. The second semi-final encounter between Warrington and Hull Kingston Rovers will be played at Headingley on Saturday, August 1.
Wembley Stadium boasts some of the best facilities of any Stadium in Europe and is a great place to host the final of the Challenge Cup. Fans can find all the information they need for a visit to the Stadium using this link.
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Wigan has the highest number of Challenge Cup wins with 19. They also hold the record of the highest number at Wembley – 17 wins in 24 appearances. The Challenge Cup is Rugby League’s most historic and prestigious competition and is the only knock-out tournament of its kind to include teams from all levels of the sport. The Challenge Cup is also responsible for producing Rugby League’s biggest ever crowd in the UK.
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