Challenge Cup: Sheffield Eagles 12-34 Hull FC

Kirk Yeaman
Kirk Yeaman (right) helped Hull FC to Challenge Cup success in 2005
Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round
Sheffield Eagles (0) 12
Tries: Aston, Yere Goals: Brambani 2
Hull FC (22) 34
Tries: Minichiello, Paea, Lineham, Shaul, Yeaman, Rankin Goals: Rankin 5

Hull FC held off a spirited comeback from Championship side Sheffield Eagles to reach the last 16 of the Challenge Cup.

The visitors opened up a 22-0 half-time lead thanks to tries from Mark Minichiello, Mickey Paea, Tom Lineham and Jamie Shaul.

Cory Aston and Menzie Yere crossed for the hosts to give them hope.

But Kirk Yeaman and Jordan Rankin both went over as the Super League side saw it out.

The sixth-round draw with take place on Monday.

Sheffield Eagles: Togagae, Turner, Yere, Smeaton, Worrincy, Briggs, Aston, Battye, Carlile, Thorpe, Davies, Langley, Taulapapa.

Replacements: Brambani, Blagbrough, Musolino, Stringer.

Hull FC: Shaul, Lineham, Michaels, Talanoa, Naughton, Pryce, Rankin, Paea, Houghton, Watts, Sa, Minichiello, Thompson.

Replacements: Paleaaesina, B. Tyson-Wilson, Yeaman, Howarth.