20th December 2016, 18:40 | league 1 cup

2017 League 1 Cup first round draw made

2017 League 1 Cup first round draw made


The draw for the first round of the 2017 League 1 Cup took place this evening live on BBC Radio Leeds.

The home teams were drawn by former Keighley Cougars player and Man of the Match in last year’s final at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool, Paul Handforth;the away teams were drawn by West Yorkshire Sport Daily presenter Paul Ogden

The draw in full is as follows:

Pool A (northern regions):

Whitehaven v Workington Town

York City Knights v North Wales Crusaders

Hunslet RLFC v Newcastle Thunder

Keighley Cougars v Doncaster

Rochdale Mayfield v Barrow Raiders

Pool B (midlands and southern regions):

Oxford v Coventry Bears

South Wales Ironmen v London Skolars

Hemel Stags v University of Gloucestershire All Golds


The first round ties will be played over the weekend of February 18-19, 2017