Sharks host Acorn in Challenge Cup

Shaw Cross Sharks will entertain York Acorn in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup first round.

The draw was made at lunchtime today (Thursday) at Wembley Stadium and the first round ties are scheduled to take place over the weekend of January 31 and February 1.

Ladbrokes were announced new Challenge Cup sponsors, in a three year deal, earlier this week.

The draw in full is:

Loughborough University v Hunslet Warriors

Oulton Raiders v Scarborough Pirates

Normanton Knights v Myton Warriors

Royal Navy v Saddleworth Rangers

East Leeds v Kells

GB Police v Rochdale Mayfield

The Army v Wath Brow Hornets

Egremont Rangers v Wigan St Judes

Nottingham Outlaws v Blackbrook

Widnes West Bank v South West London Chargers

Shaw Cross Sharks v York Acorn

The RAF v Siddal

Valley Cougars v Leicester Storm

Hull Dockers v Leigh Miners Rangers

Elland v Leeds Beckett University

Featherstone Lions v Queens

Lock Lane v Sharlston Rovers

Walney Central v Hunslet Club Parkside

Skirlaugh v Aberdeen Warriors

West Hull v Thatto Heath Crusaders