iPro Sport Cup first round draw live on BBC Newcastle


The RFL have revealed that the draw for the first round will be broadcast live on BBC Newcastle on Thursday November 26 from 6.45pm.

Rugby league fans wanting to listen to the draw live can do so via the BBC iPlayer by visiting www.bbc.co.uk/bbcnewcastle.

Last year’s winners North Wales Crusaders are joined in the draw by National Conference League teams Leigh Miners Rangers and Wath Brow Hornets, as well as the other 13 Kingstone Press League 1 clubs.

The draw will be made by former England, Huddersfield Giants, Hull FC and York City Knights player Chris Thorman, who is from Wallsend, near Newcastle.

The eight ties will be played over the weekend of February 20 – 21.

iPro Sport Cup

Pool A

1. Barrow Raiders
2. Doncaster
3. Hunslet Hawks
4. Keighley Cougars
5. Leigh Miners Rangers
6. Newcastle Thunder
7. North Wales Crusaders
8. Rochdale Hornets
9. Wath Brow Hornets
10. York City Knights

Pool B

1. Coventry Bears
2. Hemel Stags
3. London Skolars
4. Oxford
5. South Wales Scorpions
6. University of Gloucestershire All Golds

The first round ties will be played over the weekend of February 20-21 2016.