Eight Women's Rugby League team entered the first round of the Women's Coral Challenge Cup, including newly-promoted Women's Championship side Halifax, Armed Forces sides ,the British Army and the RAF, and Midlands-based Nottingham.
All Betfred Championship sides, barring Toulouse Olympique, entered the Coral Challenge Cup at the Fourth Round stage as the British Army and community side Underbank Rangers enter unknown territory.
Betfred League One sides entered the Coral Challenge Cup Third Round this evening alongside the 11 successful Community Clubs who survived the first two rounds with some exciting ties were pulled out of the hat by St Helens duo Jack Ashworth and Matty Lees.
The 22 victorious First Round sides were involved in the Coral Challenge Cup second round draw tonight and some wonderful ties were pulled out the bag.
44 community Rugby League teams now know what lies ahead of them on the weekend of January 11th/12th
With Wakefield Trinity patiently awaiting the winner in the next round, Huddersfield Giants and St Helens went toe-to-toe at the John Smiths Stadium.
Some surprise names featured in the draw for the quarter-finals, and once again a few ties stole the draw.