Rovers land home cup tie against Leigh

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Featherstone Rovers were handed a home tie against Leigh Centurions in tonight’s Northern Rail Cup draw.

Rovers trounced Leigh 54-16 at Big Fellas Stadium in the competition’s semi-finals last season before losing to Halifax in the final.

The other first round ties are Sheffield v Barrow, Workington v Hunslet, Dewsbury v Halifax, Keighley v Batley, Swinton v North Wales Crusaders, London v Whitehaven, York v Doncaster.

The majority of the ties will be played on Sunday, May 19.