The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round draw took place this evening at Media City, streamed live on BBC Sport (Tuesday, February 27).

Conducting the draw was Challenge Cup winner Rob Parker, who selected the home balls. Away teams were drawn by Warrington Wolves’ assistant coach Andrew Henderson.

Pilkington Recs, the lowest ranked community club remaining in the competition, were drawn away against Betfred League 1 side Coventry Bears.

Cumbrian community side Kells were rewarded with a home tie against Toronto Wolfpack and Normanton Knights were drawn against Rochdale Hornets.

Championship leaders London Broncos will travel to face Workington Town and Hunslet welcome Bradford Bulls. 

All ties will be played over the weekend of March 17-18.

A fourth round game will be streamed live on the BBC Sport website, the fixture chosen will be announced in due course.

2018 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round draw in full is as follows:

Hunslet v Bradford Bulls

Barrow Raiders v Sheffield Eagles

Workington Town v London Broncos

Halifax v Oldham

Kells v Toronto Wolfpack

North Wales Crusaders v Featherstone Rovers

Coventry Bears v Pilkington Recs

Whitehaven v Dewsbury Rams

Normanton Knights v Rochdale Hornets

Batley Bulldogs v Leigh Centurions

Doncaster v Newcastle Thunder

York City Knights v Swinton Lions

Save 15% off tickets for the 2018 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 25 by purchasing before April 8. Tickets start from £20 for adults and can be purchased by calling the Rugby League Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting