Shaw Cross Sharks and Thornhill Trojans are among the 48 community clubs in the draw for the first round of The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

Back-to-back Challenge Cup winner Gareth Ellis will be joined by England assistant coach Paul Wellens on Tuesday 12th December (7.00pm) for the draw, which will be conducted at MediaCity and live streamed on the BBC Sport website.

The first round of matches will be played on January 27-28.