Widnes draw Rochdale in Challenge Cup

Widnes's Joe Mellor tries to get away from a tackle

Widnes have won six of their opening seven Super League games

Super League leaders Widnes will face League 1 outfit Rochdale Hornets in the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

Denis Betts’ high-flying side were one of four top-flight teams to enter the competition at this stage.

Hull KR, who lost in last year’s final to Leeds, are at home to Oldham, Wakefield host Sheffield Eagles while Salford Red Devils travel to Hunslet.

The ties will be played on 16 and 17 April.

The remaining eight Super League sides will enter the competition in the next round.

Fifth-round draw

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Sheffield Eagles

Hull KR v Oldham Roughyeds

Toulouse Olympique XIII v Leigh Centurions

Rochdale Hornets v Widnes Vikings

Hunslet Hawks v Salford Red Devils

Halifax RLFC v Lock Lane

Batley Bulldogs v Featherstone Rovers

Dewsbury Rams v York City Knights

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