Shaw Cross Sharks entertain Thornhill Trojans in Jim Brown Heavy Woollen Cup

JIM Brown Heavy Woollen ARL Cup holders Shaw Cross Sharks will start their trophy defence with a mouthwatering clash at home to Thornhill Trojans.

Tuesday, 25th September 2012, 9:35 am

The Sharks overcame Dewsbury Celtic in a delayed final last month and they will host Pennine League Premier Division outfit Thornhill in the first round on October 20.

Runners-up Celtic travel to Ossett Trinity, while Hanging Heaton welcome Batley Boys to Bywell Fields and Birstall Victoria are at home to Dewsbury Moor.

First round draw: Ossett Trinity v Dewsbury Celtic, Hanging Heaton v Batley Boys, Birstall Vic v Dewsbury Moor, Shaw Cross Sharks v Thornhill Trojans.