Challenge Cup third round draw tonight
The draw for the third round of the Challenge Cup will take place at Featherstone Rovers on Monday, February 27, from 6pm.
Taking place at Featherstone’s Millennium Stadium, the draw will also be streamed live on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport Online.
Rovers are one of 13 Championship clubs entering the competition at this stage. They will join the 19 sides who were victorious in the second round over the weekend.
Seven League 1 clubs made it through, while Cornwall’s historic first-ever match in the competition fell to a 20-14 home defeat to Rochdale Mayfield.
The National Conference League side are one of 12 community clubs in the hat for the third round – Rochdale Mayfield, Wath Brow Hornets, Stanningley, West Bowling, Thatto Heath Crusaders, Leigh Miners Rangers, York Acorn, Wests Warriors, Hunslet ARLFC, Siddal, Orrell St James and Westgate Common.
League 1’s Rochdale Hornets defeated London Skolars 42-4 at the Crown Oil Arena. There was also an all-League 1 affair in Doncaster, with the hosts just edging past Oldham 28-26 to reach the third round.
Having defeated the Royal Navy 70-0, North Wales Crusaders are another League 1 club who secured their spot for the third round of the prestigious Challenge Cup competition. The other League 1 outfits are Workington Town, Midlands Hurricanes, Doncaster and Hunslet.
Round three ties will take place over the weekend of March 11 and 12.
Challenge Cup third round draw numbers in full
1. Barrow Raiders
2. Batley Bulldogs
3. Bradford Bulls
4. Dewsbury Rams
6. Featherstone Rovers
7. Halifax Panthers
8. Hunslet ARLFC
9. Hunslet RLFC
10. Keighley Cougars
11. Leigh Miners Rangers
12. London Broncos
13. Midlands Hurricanes
14. Newcastle Thunder
15. North Wales Crusaders
16. Orrell St James
17. Rochdale Hornets
18. Rochdale Mayfield
19. Sheffield Eagles
22. Swinton Lions
23. Thatto Heath Crusaders
24. Wath Brow Hornets
25. West Bowling
26. Westgate Common
27. Wests Warriors
29. Widnes Vikings
30. Workington Town
31. York Acorn
32. York Knights
Challenge Cup second round results
Cornwall 14-20 Rochdale Mayfield
Brentwood Eels 4-58 Wath Brow Hornets
Fryston Warriors 12-28 Stanningley
Lock Lane 22-30 West Bowling
Saddleworth Rangers 4-18 Thatto Heath Crusaders
Ashton Bears 8-38 Dewsbury Rams
Myton Warriors 22-34 Leigh Miners Rangers
North Wales Crusaders 70-0 Royal Navy
Royal Air Force 10-12 York Acorn
Wests Warriors 18-14 London Chargers
Hunslet ARLFC 66-0 Pilkington Recs
Siddal 14-8 West Hull
Orrell St James 68-14 Dublin City Exiles
Rochdale Hornets 42-4 London Skolars
GB Police 18-22 Westgate Common
Workington Town 68-6 Ince Rose Bridge
Hull Dockers 4-50 Midlands Hurricanes
Doncaster 28-26 Oldham
Hunslet 68-6 Heworth
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