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Kells face Toronto in Ladbrokes Challenge Cup

The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round draw took place this evening at Media City, streamed live on BBC Sport (Tuesday, February 27).

Conducting the draw was Challenge Cup winner Rob Parker, who selected the home balls. Away teams were drawn by Warrington Wolves’ assistant coach Andrew Henderson.

Pilkington Recs, the lowest ranked community club remaining in the competition, were drawn away against Betfred League 1 side Coventry Bears. 

Cumbrian community side Kells were rewarded with a home tie against Toronto Wolfpack and Normanton Knights were drawn against Rochdale Hornets. 

Championship leaders London Broncos will travel to face Workington Town and Hunslet welcome Bradford Bulls. 

All ties will be played over the weekend of March 17-18.

A fourth round game will be streamed live on the BBC Sport website, the fixture chosen will be announced in due course.

2018 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round draw in full is as follows:

  • Hunslet v Bradford Bulls
  • Barrow Raiders v Sheffield Eagles
  • Workington Town v London Broncos
  • Halifax v Oldham
  • Kells v Toronto Wolfpack
  • North Wales Crusaders v Featherstone Rovers
  • Coventry Bears v Pilkington Recs
  • Whitehaven v Dewsbury Rams
  • Normanton Knights v Rochdale Hornets
  • Batley Bulldogs v Leigh Centurions 
  • Doncaster v Newcastle Thunder
  • York City Knights v Swinton Lions  

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