Revenge will be on the cards for the Championship League Leaders’ Shield winners, whose only league defeat of a momentous season came at the hands of the South Yorkshire club.
Rovers sealed second spot with a late victory over Keighley that also saw the Cougars relegated to the new League 1 in 2015.
The winners of Leigh v Doncaster and Featherstone v Halifax will have a bye in Week 2 of the play-offs, while the losers will be at home to the winners of the two elimination play-offs featuring the teams that finished fifth to eight.
Those ties see Sheffield Eagles host Batley Bulldogs, who confirmed their place in the play-offs with a stirring win at Doncaster, whilst Dewsbury Rams are at home to Workington Town. The two losing team from these two matches will be eliminated.
York will be at home in Week 2 to the winners of the play-off between second-placed Hunslet Hawks and third-placed Oldham.
Next week’s play-offs (finishing positions at end off regular season in brackets) are as follows:
Kingstone Press Championship
Leigh Centurions (1st) v Doncaster (4th)
Featherstone Rovers (2nd) v Halifax (3rd)
Kingstone Press Championship One
Hunslet Hawks (2nd) v Oldham (3rd) – Friday September 12 (8.00pm)
*York City Knights (1st) have a bye.