Ahead of tomorrow’s draw for the Betfred Challenge Cup Round One and Round Two draw, the RFL have confirmed the ball numbers.
The Knights will be ball number sixteen and join each of the other UK-based Betfred Championship clubs as well as Barrow Raiders, Keighley Cougars and West Wales Raiders in the hat for the draw.
BBC Sport’s Dave Woods and Jon Wilkin will be conducting the draw at 5pm and it will be covered live on both the BBC Sport website as well as on the iPlayer.
Round one ties will be playing on the weekend of the 19th-21st of March with round two ties to be played the following weekend.
Our round one tie will be the first the Knights have played since defeating Rochdale Hornets 70-12 in round five of the same competition on March 15th 2020.
Ball Numbers: 1 – Barrow Raiders 2 – Batley Bulldogs 3 – Bradford Bulls 4 – Dewsbury Rams 5 – Featherstone Rovers 6 – Halifax Panthers 7 – Keighley Cougars 8 – London Broncos 9 – Newcastle Thunder 10 – Oldham RLFC 11 – Sheffield Eagles 12 – Swinton Lions 13 – West Wales Raiders 14 – Whitehaven 15 – Widnes Vikings 16 – York City Knights