A DATE and venue for Wolves’ Challenge Cup semi-final clash with Leeds Rhinos has been confirmed.
Tony Smith’s men will be bidding for a fourth appearance at Wembley in six years when they tackle the Yorkshire club at St Helens’ Langree Park on Saturday, August 9, kick off 2.30pm.
It will be the first Challenge Cup semi final to have taken place on an 18,000-capacity ground where Wolves have never lost.
The second semi final between Widnes Vikings and Castleford Tigers will take place the following day at Leigh Sports Village.
Leeds and Warrington is a repeat of the 2010 and 2012 finals, both won by Warrington.
RFL Marketing Director Mark Foster said: “We are anticipating huge demand for tickets for what will be two compelling Tetley’s Challenge Cup ties and our advice to fans is to purchase their tickets early to avoid disappointment.
“Langtree Park and Leigh Sports Village are perfect venues for the semi-finals and will provide terrific backdrops to some high drama as the four clubs showcase the sport to a national television audience.
“In selecting the venues, we have looked at similar criteria as we did when choosing where to place games for the Rugby League World Cup: one of the big considerations was venues that give us every chance of selling out and creating the very best atmosphere to reflect the stature of Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-finals.”
Advance tickets for both semi-finals cost £18, £20 and £26 (£9, £10 and £13 concessions) with club season ticket holders entitled to a £3 discount per ticket until July 7.
Tickets for the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-finals go on sale at all four clubs, and from the Rugby League Ticket Hotline – 0844 856 1113 or www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk - from 9.00am on Monday June 16.
Tickets for the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday August 23 cost from as little as £22 and can be purchased by calling the 24-hour Rugby League Ticket Hotline on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk