Challenge Cup first round game chosen for BBC coverage

James Gordon

The RFL has confirmed that the Challenge Cup first round clash between Rochdale Mayfield and Crosfields will be streamed online live by the BBC.

BBC Sport will live stream a game from each of the first five rounds following a successful launch last season, which saw large viewing figures for Siddal v Toronto and Oldham v Haydock.

The game takes place at the Mayfield Sports Centre on Saturday January 27 (2pm).

The draw in full is:

Leigh Miners Rangers v Myton Warriors
Underbank Rangers v Batley Boys
Kells v British Police
Wallsend Eagles v Pilkington Recs
Rochdale Mayfield v Crosfields
Lock Lane v Hindley
Hunslet Club Parkside v Valley Cougars
London Chargers v Hammersmith Hills Hoists
Royal Air Force v Drighlington
Oulton Raiders v Siddal
Millom v Strathmore Silverbacks
Loughborough University v Bradford Dudley Hill
University of Hull v Hensingham
Orrell St James v Northampton Demons
Royal Navy v Normanton Knights
York Acorn v Askam
Saddleworth Rangers v Thatto Heath Crusaders
Shaw Cross Sharks v Beverley
West Hull v Longhorns RL
East Leeds v Thornhill Trojans
Hunslet Warriors v Wath Brow Hornets
Featherstone Lions v Skirlaugh
British Army v Milford Marlins
Distington v Queens