The fire at Notre Dame in Paris caused the Challenge Cup sixth-round draw to be delayed, with some fans missing the coverage enitrely.
It was due to be staged on the BBC News channel, but the station understandably continued with blanket coverage of the events in the French capital.
The draw was then switched to the BBC website, and it threw up some corkers when the balls eventually came out of the hat.
Bradford were paired with local rivals Leeds as the Bulls bid for a Cup shock against their struggling neigbours.
There will be a repeat of the 2018 Super League Grand Final when Warrington host Wigan, while Huddersfield vs St Helens, Hull vs Castleford and Salford vs Hull KR make up the other all-top flight ties.
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Third-tier Doncaster were rewarded with a trip to Perpignan to face Catalans while Halifax, fresh from dumping Super League London out, face an all-Championship clash against London.
The devastating fire in Paris caused the spire on the Notre Dame Cathedral to tumble.
French president Emmanuel Macron tweeted: "Our Lady of Paris in flames. Emotion of a whole nation.
"Thought for all Catholics and for all French. Like all our countrymen, I'm sad tonight to see this part of us burn."
Challenge Cup draw Salford vs Hull KR Dewsbury vs Halifax Warrington vs Wigan Bradford vs Leeds Hull vs Castleford Catalans vs Doncaster Huddersfield vs St Helens Wakefield vs Widnes