Fax host Northern Rail Cup knockout draw

Halifax will join the other 13 Championship clubs plus Championship One qualifiers North Wales Crusaders and London Skolars in the draw for the knockout stages of the Northern Rail Cup at the Shay on Wednesday evening.

Karl Harrison’s holders, who beat arch rivals Featherstone to win the trophy at Blackpool’s Bloomfield Road last July, will go into the hat at 6.20pm.

The final of the competition will be held at the Shay on Saturday, July 20, alongside the new Northern Rail Bowl final.

For first news of tonight’s draw, follow @couriersport on Twitter.