Castleford fans invited to Tetley’s Challenge Cup celebration night

Tetley's Challenge Cup.
Tetley's Challenge Cup.

Castleford Tigers and Wigan Warriors fans will have the chance to meet some of their heroes on Tuesday at a special Tetley’s Challenge Cup celebration evening ahead of the quarter-final tie between the two rivals on Saturday.

The celebration evening takes place at Wigan St Patricks from 7.30pm and features a host of special guests, including Wigan coach Shaun Wane, captain Sean O’Loughlin and Castleford players Nathan Massey and Lee Jewitt.

The MC for the evening is BBC commentator Dave Woods, who be host a fun Challenge Cup-themed Question of Sport-style quiz with panels assembled from players and fans from Wigan and Castleford.

For the first time ever, fans have the opportunity to have their photograph taken with Two Challenge Cups – the Tetley’s Challenge Cup that Wigan won at Wembley last year and the original trophy from 1897, which is being brought out of retirement for the night.

There will also be the chance to win special prizes, including tickets for the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 23, cases of Tetley’s and autographed merchandise.

Entry to the Tetley’s Challenge Cup celebration evening at Wigan St Patricks, Harper Street, Ince, Wigan, WN1 3BN on Tuesday is free with admission on a first come, first served basis.