Who do you want the Rhinos to draw in the Tetley's Challenge Cup?
The draw for the Fourth Round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup will take place on Tuesday at 3.45pm live on BBC Radio Leeds, who do you fancy in the Fourth Round?
The draw for the fourth round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup will take place at 3.45pm on Tuesday March 18 from Quay House, MediaCityUK, and will be broadcast live on BBC 5 Live Extra, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Leeds and BBC Radio Humberside.
The fourth round sees the entry of the 14 First Utility Super League clubs, who join the 18 winners of this weekend’s third round ties in a competition that will climax with the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday August 23.
The home teams will be drawn by the Mayor of Wigan, Councillor Billy Rotherham; the away teams will be drawn by David Barker, representing sponsors Tetley’s.
The fourth round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup will be played over the weekend of April 5-6. One tie will be broadcast live on BBC TV on Sunday April 6 with a 2.15pm kick-off.
There are four teams who the Rhinos have never played in the Challenge Cup in Hemel Stags, London Skolars, Sheffield Eagles and Catalan Dragons.
The full list of teams and their last meeting with the Rhinos in the Cup is as follows (those with a year next to their names designates a team we played in a Final):
Leeds won 54-18 in front of 7492 at Headingley Carnegie in 1993 First Round, two tries each for Ellery Hanley, Andy Gregory and Kevin Iro
Leedswon in First Round 40-6 at Headingley Carnegie, Alan Smith with a hat trick on way to Challenge Cup win over Widnes at Wembley
Bradford 1947, 2000, 2003
Would be first meeting since 2003 Final at Cardiff, Bradford winning 22-20. Leeds have played Bradford three times in the Challenge Cup Final and are yet to win. Leeds beat Bradford at the Millennium Magic 32-28.
Leeds beat Castleford in last year's Fourth Round at Headingley Carnegie with Danny McGuire scoring twice.
Leeds beat SM Pia 70-0 in Fifth Round in 2005 in first meeting with French club in Challenge Cup and also beat Toulouse in the semi final that season however they have never faced Catalan.
Leedsknocked Dewsbury out 42-10 at QF stage on the way to 2000 Final at Murrayfield, Dewsbury beat Leeds in the 1943 Challenge Cup Final, which was played over two legs.
They met at 2nd round stage in 1986, Leeds winning 28-10 with David Creasser scoring 16 points, although drawn away game was played at Headingley Carnegie.
The sides met in the fourth round in 2000, Leeds won 48-12 with Ryan Sheridan scoring a hat trick at Post Office Road.
Halifax 1941, 1942
Leeds won 35-24 at Thrum Hall in the 1996 Quarter Final in the last meeting. Leeds won the Challenge Cup during the War Years against Halifax in 1941 and 1942.
The two teams have never met
Leeds have lost their last two Cup meetings with the Giants with the 2006 semi final at Odsal and last season's 24-8 defeat at John Smith's Stadium in the Fifth Round.
Hull 1910, 1923, 2005
Leeds knocked Hull out of the Challenge Cup in the Quarter Final at KC Stadium in 2011, winning 38-22. Leeds have met Hull three times in the Challenge Cup Final, the last coming in 2005 when Hull made it third time lucky with a 25-24 win at the Millennium Stadium.
Leeds defeated Hull KR 44-4 in 2002 Fifth Round at Headingley Carnegie including tries from Rob Burrow, Kevin Sinfield and Keith Senior. The two sides have not met in the Cup since Hull KR were promoted to Super League.
Leeds won 32-6 at Headingley Carnegie in Preliminary Round in 1989, John Bentley with two tries.
Leeds won at Keighley in the 2nd round in 1969 17-12 at Lawkholme Lane in a season when Leeds would go on to be Champions.
The two teams met in the 2012 Quarter Final at LSV with the Rhinos running out 34-20 winners. at the 4th round stage in 2006 when Leeds ran out 38-12 winners at Leigh.
London Broncos 1999
Leeds beat London in the fifth round at Headingley Carnegie in 2011, winning 40-20
|London Skolars||The two teams have never met|
North Wales Crusaders RL
Having met twice, once when Crusaders were in Championship when Leeds won 38-16 and then at 4th round when Crusaders were in Super League in 2011, Leeds winning 30-20.
|Oldham||23/1/71||The two teams have not met in the Cup since 1971 when Leeds won 49-2 at Headingley Carnegie.|
Rochdalecame to Headingley Carnegie in 2006 in the 5th round, Leeds winning 66-0 with a hat trick from Scott Donald
Salford Red Devils
Leeds won at Salford’s new City of Salford home last season in the fifth round with a hard earned 16-10 win.
Sheffield are one of three clubs in the Fourth Round who the Rhinos have never played in the Challenge Cup although there are obvious links between the two clubs with Chief Executive Gary Hetherington the founder of the original Eagles club. Leeds lost on their last visit to Don Valley back in 1999, before Sheffield’s merger with Huddersfield 16-22.
St Helens 1972, 1978
Leeds and Saints continued their long running battle in the Cup in 2010 with the Rhinos winning in the semi final at Huddersfield. Including the 1999 season, Leeds and Saints have met in the Cup 9 times in 15 seasons.
Leeds set a club record in their last meeting with Swinton in the Cup in 2001, when Leeds won 106-10 at Gigg Lane.
Leeds won 38-18 at Headingley Carnegie in the Fourth Round in the 2012 season.
Warrington 1936, 2010, 2012
The two sides met in the Challenge Cup Final at Wembley in 2012 when Warrington won 35-18. The Wolves also beat Leeds at Wembley two years previous in 2010.
Leeds won at the Recreation Ground in the opening game of the 2003 season, winning 46-6
Leeds won 46-10 in 1999 QF at Halton Stadium, Kevin Sinfield’s first Challenge Cup appearance
Wigan 1994, 1995, 2011
Met in the Semi Final in 2012 at John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield when Leeds won 39-28. Wigan beat Leeds in the 1994, 1995 and 2011 Finals.
The two teams met at Headingley Carnegie in the Fourth Round in 2007 when Leeds ran out 72-10 winners with four tries from Scott Donald
York City Knights
Leeds have never played the Knights in the Challenge Cup but did play Ryedale York at Headingley in 1995 when four tries Jim Fallon helped them to victory.