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Challenge Cup Round Three Draw
National Conference club Castleford Lock Lane have landed a plum tie with their full-time National League neighbours in the third round of the Carnegie Challenge Cup.
The grass roots club faces Castleford Tigers at the Jungle on Sunday, March 11.
In the all-National League ties, Leigh Centurions will meet Dewsbury Rams and Doncaster Lakers travel to Whitehaven.
Swinton Lions were paired with current Russian champions Locomotiv Moscow while York City Knights will meet French Championship leaders Toulouse, who reached the semi-finals in 2005.
Blackpool Panthers , who lost to Toulouse in the third round a year ago, have again been paired with French opposition in Pia while Limoux will go to Gateshead Thunder.
Dewsbury amateur club Thornhill Trojans, who produced the shock of the third round in 2006 by putting out Workington to earn a crack at engage Super League opposition, have been drawn away to Keighley Cougars.
Commenting on the draw on BBC local radio, Trojans Head Coach Paul March, the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats half-back, said: "I'm happy with the draw. We went there a few years ago and put up a good display."
The drawin full is:
Normanton Knights v Widnes Vikings Castleford Tigers v Castleford Lock Lane Gateshead Thunder v Limoux Swinton Lions v Lokomotiv Moscow Workington Town v Oulton Raiders Keighley Cougars v Thornhill Tojans Halifax v Eccles and Salford Leigh Miners Rangers v Sheffield Eagles West Hull v Barrow Raiders Rochdale Hornets v Saddleworth Rangers Celtic Crusaders v Hull Dockers or Eastmoor Dewsbury Rams v Leigh Centurions Whitehaven v Doncaster Lakers Batley Bulldogs v Widnes St Maries Seaton Rangers or West Bowling v London Skolars Blackpool Panthers v Pia XIII Featherstone Rovers v Drighlington Hunslet Hawks v Rochdale Mayfield East Hull v Oldham York City Knights v Toulouse XIII
The matches will be played on Sunday 11th March unless mutually agreed otherwise.