Lane take on Knights in Challenge Cup

Normanton Knights make the short trip to Lock Lane in the opening round.
Normanton Knights make the short trip to Lock Lane in the opening round.

Lock Lane have been handed a home tie against neighbours Normanton Knights in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup first round on the weekend of February 1 and 2.

They are among 44 amateur teams taking part in the opening round of the competition which reaches a conclusion with the final at Wembley on August 23.

The 14 Super League clubs enter the tournament at the fourth round stage on the weekend of April 5 to 6.

The first round ties are:

Lock Lane v Normanton Knights

Hull Dockers v Bristol Sonics

Pilkington Recs v Aberdeen Warriors

York Acorn v Siddal

Wath Brow v Halton Simms Cross

Loughborough University v British Police

SW London Chargers v Torfaen Tigers

Widnes St Maries v St Patricks

RAF v Dewsbury Celtic

Askam v British Army

Royal Navy v Walney Central

Myton v East Hull

Saddleworth Rangers v Milford Marlins

Kells v St Judes

Skirlaugh v Rochdale Mayfield

Shaw Cross Sharks v Thatto Heath Crusaders

Leigh Miners Rangers v Hunslet Warriors

Oulton Raiders v West Hull

Underbank Rangers v East Leeds

Leeds Met University v Millom

Blackbrook v Egremont Rangers

Woolston Rovers v Elland