The first round of the UK Youth Development League (higher age groups) gets underway tomorrow.
City of Sheffield have a home fixture at Spinkhill in the Northern Premier Division 1.
They have a wealth of talent in the under 17 under 20 age groups and should be strong contenders for the title.
The opposition is Preston, Sale, Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as a composite team.
Doncaster are in Division 2 at Darlington and their opponents include Leeds City and Wakefield.
Chesterfield and Hallamshire are in Northern East 1 where the opposition includes a strong City of York team.