Barrow overcome Rochdale in Challenge Cup

Barrow Raiders safely negotiated their route into Round 5 of the Betfred Challenge Cup with a 38-12 victory over Rochdale Hornets at the Crown Oil Arena.

On a clear sunny day with a flat track underfoot, Raiders’ flying wingmen helped themselves to five of the Raiders’ seven tries, with Shane Toal grabbing a hat-trick and Tee Ritson adding a double to maintain his fine scoring start to the 2022 season.


Tries: Joe Taira, Callum Marriott

Goals: Lewis Sheridan (2)


Tries: Tom Hopkins, Anton Iaria, Shane Toal (3), Tee Ritson (2)

Goals: Ryan Shaw (5)

HT: 6-16

Paul Crarey reaction

Raiders head coach Paul Crarey gives his thoughts on Sunday’s victory.

Player Reaction

Shane Toal and Tee Ritson also discussed the Raiders’ cup triumph.

Draw Details

The draw for Round 5 of the Betfred Challenge Cup will be held on Monday 28 February, live on Premier Sports.

It will be made after their coverage of the fourth round tie between Leigh Centurions and Widnes Vikings.

The Raiders are ball number one in tonight’s draw.

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Round 5 will be the last stage of the 2022 competition before Betfred Super League teams enter the mix.

The winners of the five Round 5 ties will enter the AB Sundecks 1895 Cup – and three of them will be just one win away from the final at the state-of-the-art Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday May 28.

The other two will take part in a play-off to earn their place in the semi-finals.

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