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Swinton will travel to Dewsbury Rams in the second round of the new 1895 Cup.
Swinton Lions have been drawn away to fellow Championship side Dewsbury Rams in the second round of the new 1895 Cup.
The Lions clash against the Rams is one of five all-Championship ties to be played at this stage of the competition.
A brand-new competition, the 1895 Cup pits Championship and League 1 sides together with the last two remaining sides meeting at Wembley in the final on the same day as the Coral Challenge Cup final on August 24.
The second-round ties will be played between May 31 and June 5, with details to be confirmed after next weekend’s Coral Challenge Cup quarter-finals.
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1895 Cup second round draw in full:
Leigh Centurions v Workington Town
York City Knights v Newcastle Thunder
Barrow Raiders v Bradford Bulls
Batley Bulldogs v Rochdale Hornets
Widnes Vikings v Featherstone Rovers
Dewsbury Rams v SWINTON LIONS
Halifax v Sheffield Eagles
Oldham v Doncaster