YORK City Knights' season opener at Sheffield Eagles in the Betfred Challenge Cup will be live streamed by The Sportsman.

The sports news and features website will broadcast the game on their website, YouTube channel and Facebook page.

The first round cup tie takes place on Friday, March 19 (7.45pm kick-off) behind closed doors and will see both sides return to competitive action for the first time in over a year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Before then, the Knights host Betfred Super League side Hull FC in a pre-season friendly on Thursday evening (7pm) - the club's first match at the LNER Community Stadium.