Leeds Rhinos will take on Castleford Tigers in the 2018 Women’s Challenge Cup Final on Saturday, August 4, at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington.
The Rhinos, who are currently top of the Women’s Super League in their first-ever season, claimed an impressive 26-8 win at Wigan Warriors in the semi-final.
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Meanwhile, Castleford Tigers booked their final place with a 48-12 win at home to York City Knights.
Wigan Warriors 8-26 Leeds Rhinos
Caitlin Beevers scored twice as Leeds Rhinos secured their place in their first-ever final, beating Wigan 26-8 at Robin Park.
Beevers led the way with two first-half tries as the Rhinos led 16-4 at the break.
Danielle Anderson was also on the scoresheet in the first period, despite Rebecca Greenfield’s score for the hosts.
Greenfield scored again in the second half, but it was Leeds who took the spoils
Charlotte Booth continued her impressive season with another try, as Hanna Butcher kicked three goals to add extra gloss to the scoreline.
Castleford Tigers 48-12 York City Knights
Georgia Roche scored four tries as the Tigers swept York at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.
Sammy Watts, Lacey Owen, Emma Lumley, Gabby Harrison, Jasmine Cudjoe and Alex Wallace all grabbed tries for the home side; Katie Hepworth with three goals, and Tara Stanley with one.
The ever-improving Knights got on the scoreboard through tries from Ashleigh Hyde and Bevlee Langan, Ellie Hendry kicking two goals.