The Challenge Cup first and second round draws have been made with 16 Championship teams and three League 1 sides in the mix.
The first round will take place on the weekend of 20th and 21st March with Featherstone’s home clash against Bradford looking one of the tastiest fixtures in round one. The second round will take place a week later on the weekend of the 27th and 28th.
The 1st round fixtures in full:
London Broncos v Keighley Cougars
Whitehaven v Dewsbury Rams
Oldham v Barrow Raiders
West Wales Raiders v Widnes Vikings
Swinton Lions v Newcastle Thunder
Halifax Panters v Batley Bulldogs
Sheffield Eagles v York City Knights
Featherstone Rovers v Bradford Bulls
The 2nd round fixtures in full:
Swinton Lions/Newcastle Thunder v Oldham/Barrow Raiders
Featherstone Rovers/Bradford Bulls v Halifax Panthers/Batley Bulldogs
London Broncos/Keighley Cougars v Sheffield Eagles/York City Knights
West Wales Raiders/Widnes Vikings v Whitehaven/Dewsbury Rams