Barrow Raiders will face Oldham away in the first round of the Challenge Cup.

If Paul Crarey’s side overcome the challenge at the Vestacare Stadium then they will face the winners of Swinton Lions and Newcastle Thunder in the second round.

The first round tie will take place on the weekend of 20/21 March, with the following weekend hosting the second round games.

This will be the Raiders' first game in over a year since beating Coventry Bears 50-6 at Craven Park last March.

Crarey’s side are currently back in training after a lay-off due to Covid-19 restrictions.

The 1955 winners are one of three League One teams in the competition, with Keighley Cougars and West Wales Raiders joining the Craven Park outfit.

13 Championship clubs were in the draw with Toulouse Olympique opting out.

Super League clubs will enter the competition in the third round.

The four teams who progress from the first and second rounds will be semi-finalists in the 1895 Cup.