Rugby: Eagles dare to dream in Cup

EDINBURGH EAGLES will entertain Welsh rugby league side Blackwood Bulldogs in the second round of the Carnegie Challenge Cup after receiving a home draw for the first time in ten years.

Eagles, who beat Gloucester University at the weekend, are due to meet tonight to discuss a venue which must meet specific Challenge Cup standards for a contest due to take place on the weekend of 13-14 February.

Spokesman Stuart Henderson said: "This is as good a draw as we could have hoped for although Bulldogs did very well to easily defeat Liverpool side Edge Hill in the last round."

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Victory could see Eagles go in against the likes of Halifax or Barrow in the third round.