Rugby League

Challenge Cup: Forces Rugby League Sides Discover First Round Opponents

The RAF and Army have home ties while the Navy will travel to Widnes for their match.

The military's rugby league teams have been handed their opponents for the Challenge Cup first round in January.

The Royal Air Force will host Bentley, who beat the Army in last year's competition.

The Army are also at home and will face Oulton Raiders in Aldershot.

The Navy have been given an away tie at West Bank Bears in Widnes.

The Army are the current Inter Services champions after winning the title with a golden point against the RAF in September.

The Challenge Cup first round ties will be played on the weekend of 11 January 2020.