CONFERENCE National champions Underbank Rangers face the tough trip to Cumbrian club Seaton Rangers in the preliminary round of the 2012 Carnegie Challenge Cup.
The Workington-based club have made a strong start to the season, having won six of their opening 10 games in Group A of the Cumberland League.
The tie is scheduled for the weekend of February 4 and 5, with the winners at home to either V Stanley Rangers or Edinburgh Eagles in the first round two weeks later.
The full preliminary round draw is: Nottingham Outlaws v Yorkshire Cup Winners, Egremont Rangers v Bank Quay Bulls, York Acorn v Norland Sharks, Rochdale Mayfield v University of Gloucestershire All Golds, Normanton Knights v Milford Marlins, Loughborough University v Hunslet Warriors, Bradford Dudley Hill v Castleford Panthers, Warrington Wizards v East Leeds, Castleford Lock Lane v Elland, Wigan St Cuthbert’s v Northumbria University, Kells v Widnes West Bank, Sharlston Rovers v Edge Hill University, Shaw Cross Sharks v Valley Cougars, University of Hull v Waterhead, Eastmoor Dragons v Wigan St Jude’s, Millom v British Police, Oldham St Annes v Bentley Good Companions, Featherstone Lions v Askham, Seaton Rangers v Huddersfield Underbank Rangers, Blackbrook v Eccles and Salford Juniors, Leeds Metropolitan University v Ovenden, Stanley Rangers v Edinburgh Eagles.
First-round draw: Castleford Lock Lane or Elland v Sharlston Rovers or Edge Hill University, Shaw Cross Sharks or Valley Cougars v York Acorn or Norland Sharks, Egremont or Bank Quay Bulls v Leeds Metropolitan University or Ovenden, Wigan St Cuthbert’s or Northumbria University v Eastmoor Dragons or Wigan St Judes, Loughborough University or Hunslet Warriors v Oldham St Annes or Bentley Good Companions, Nottingham Outlaws or Yorkshire Cup Winners v University of Hull or Waterhead, Seaton Rangers or Underbank Rangers v Stanley Rangers or Edinburgh Eagles, Blackbrook or Eccles and Salford Juniors v Warrington Wizards or East Leeds, Millom or British Police v Rochdale Mayfield or University of Gloucestershire All Golds, Kells or Widnes West Bank v Normanton Knights or Milford Marlins, Bradford Dudley Hill or Castleford Panthers v Featherstone Lions or Askam.