Kells, Wath Brow and Millom all away in Challenge Cup second round
Last updated at 13:10, Tuesday, 28 February 2012
Egremont Rangers are the only west Cumbrian outfit to land a home draw in the second round of the Carnegie Challenge Cup.
The draw was made yesterday afternoon on board HMS Illustrious and saw the Conference League Division One outfit drawn against Premier Division side Ince Rose Bridge.
Wath Brow Hornets will make their entrance into the competition at this stage and face a trip to take on the 2011 Rugby League Conference National champions Huddersfield Underbank Rangers.
The Huddersfield side have already had success against Cumbrian opposition in this competition this season, having disposed of Seaton Rangers in the preliminary round.
Kells are the third local side still to have a presence in the cup and they will head to NCL Premier Division side Hull Dockers.
All the second-round ties will be played on the weekend of March 10 and 11.
Victory will see the sides go into the all-important third round draw when the semi-professional sides of the Co-operative Championship and Championship One enter the fray, including Workington Town and Whitehaven.
The full draw is:
East Hull v RAF
Siddal v West Hull
Hull Dockers v Kells
Oulton Raiders v British Army
Royal Navy v Leigh Miners Rangers
Hunslet Warriors v Wigan St Patricks
Huddersfield Underbank Rangers v Wath Brow Hornets
Thatto Heath v Millom
York Acorn v Skirlaugh
Hunslet Old Boys v Blackbrook
Saddleworth Raiders v Myton Warriors
Egremont Rangers v Ince Rose Bridge
Leigh East v Bradford Dudley Hill
Sharlston Rovers v Wigan St Cuthberts
First published at 17:07, Monday, 27 February 2012
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