York and Rochdale derbies the highlight of third round Challenge Cup draw

York Acorn shall travel to York City Knights in the third round of the Challenge Cup.

A superb draw has also seen amateur side Rochdale Mayfield handed a tasty tie at home to League One neighbours Rochdale Hornets.

The draw, which welcomed League One sides into the competition, features three all League One ties, with Hunslet’s game with Barrow a particular highlight.

The prospect of a clash against a Championship side such as Leigh, Bradford and Halifax awaits third round winners.