Sheffield Eagles to host York City Knights in Challenge Cup first round
Sheffield Eagles will entertain York City Knights in the first round of the Betfred Challenge Cup next month.
Should Eagles progress from the clash to be played during the weekend of March 20-21, they will travel to either London Broncos or Keighley Cougars in the second round on March 27-28.
The quarter-finals are scheduled for the weekend of May 8-9, and the semi-finals on June 5, leading to the final at Wembley on Saturday July 17.
First round draw: 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 Panthers v Batley Bulldogs; Sheffield Eagles v York City Knights; Featherstone Rovers v Bradford Bulls.
Second round: Swinton Lions or Newcastle Thunder v Oldham or Barrow Raiders; Featherstone Rovers or Bradford Bulls v Halifax Panthers or Batley Bulldogs; London Broncos or Keighley Cougars v Sheffield Eagles or York City Knights; West Wales Raiders or Widnes Vikings v Whitehaven or Dewsbury Rams.