28th March 2017, 17:23 | challenge_trophy

The 2017 Challenge Trophy round one draw

The 2017 Challenge Trophy round one draw

Holders head to Yorkshire...

The preliminary and round 1 draw for the 2017 Challenge Trophy has taken place.

In the preliminary round, to be played on Saturday, April 29, Leigh Miners Rangers will host Dewsbury Celtic, while Dewsbury Moor travel to Hunslet Warriors.

Meanwhile, Trophy holders Rochdale Mayfield face a trip to Oulton Raiders.

West Hull won the Challenge Trophy in 2014

Leigh Miners Rangers are the most successful team in the competition's history


Meanwhile, in round one, Milford Marlins host a West Yorkshire derby against Featherstone Lions and last year's beaten finalists, Hunslet Club Parkside, host Waterhead from Oldham.

Preliminary round ties will take place week-ending April 30, while round one fixtures will be played week-ending June 18.

Challenge Trophy 2017 preliminary round - ties to be played Saturday, April 29:

Leigh Miners Rangers v Dewsbury Celtic

Hunslet Warriors v Dewsbury Moor

Oulton Raiders v Rochdale Mayfield

Challenge Trophy 2017 round one - ties to be played Saturday, June 17:

East Leeds v Leigh East

Hunslet Warriors / Dewsbury Moor v Saddleworth Rangers

Hunslet Club Parkside v Waterhead

Leigh Miners Rangers / Dewsbury Celtic v Ince Rose Bridge

Wigan St Judes v West Hull

Thatto Heath Crusaders v Oulton Raiders / Rochdale Mayfield

Drighlington v Wigan St Patricks

Milford Marlins v Featherstone Lions