Lions fail to pull off Challenge Cup shock

Lions were beaten 58-8 by York.
Lions were beaten 58-8 by York.

Amateurs Featherstone Lions failed in their bid to reach the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round.

The National Conference League Division Two side lost 58-8 to League One York City Knights at Big Fellas Stadium on Friday.

An upset was never on the cards as York ran in 10 tries with Kristian Brining and Liam Cunningham each scoring hat-tricks.

James Haynes added nine conversions.

Featherstone battled hard and their efforts were rewarded with second-half tries by Kireran Redburn and Sam Candlin.