Centurions await Challenge Cup draw

Amateurs clubs Featherstone Lions and Normanton Knights have home ties.
Amateurs clubs Featherstone Lions and Normanton Knights have home ties.

LEIGH Centurions will discover who they will face in the fourth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup next Tuesday evening.

The reigning Kingstone Press Champions reached the quarter final stage of the competition last season where they were beaten by eventual winners Leeds Rhinos.

The draw will take place at the Provident Stadium, Bradford on Tuesday, March 10 between 6.30pm and 6.45pm.

Leigh and the 11 other Kingstone Press Championship clubs will join the 12 winners of this weekend’s third round ties. Leigh Miners Rangers could be ‘in the hat’ - they face West Hull on Sunday for a place in the fourth round.

The draw will be streamed live on the official Ladbrokes Challenge Cup website, www.challengecup.com and will form part of a public event celebrating the competition and the entry of the Championship clubs.

The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round ties are as follows:

Saturday March 7

Elland v Featherstone Lions (2.00)

Wath Brow Hornet v Newcastle Thunder (2.00)

Oulton Raiders v Normanton Knight (2.00)

Kells v Rochdale Hornets (5.00)

London Skolars v Swinton Lions (3.00)

Leigh Miners Rangers v West Hull (2.30)

Sunday March 8

North Wales Crusaders v Widnes West Bank (2.30)

Hemel Stags v Oxford (2.30)

Oldham v Coventry Bears (3.00)

Barrow Raiders v Keighley Cougars (2.00)

South Wales Scorpions v York City Knights (2.00)

University of Gloucestershire All Golds v Skirlaugh (3.00)