YORK City Knights Ladies have learned their group opponents for next season's Betfred Women's Challenge Cup.

York will face Wigan Warriors, Bradford Bulls and Widnes Vikings in Group C in a new revamped structure to the comp-etition.

Treble winners St Helens, who defeated the Knights in last season's cup final, are in Group A alongside Warrington Wolves, Barrow Raiders and The Army.

Leeds Rhinos, who knocked York out of the Betfred Women's Super League play-offs at the back of the 2021 season, will compete in Group B against Huddersfield Giants, Leigh Miners Rangers and Hull FC.

Group D consists of Yorkshire clubs Castleford Tigers, Featherstone Rovers, Wakefield Trinity and Oulton Raiders.

The fixtures for both the Women's Challenge Cup and the Women's Super League have yet to be released.

The Women's Challenge Cup concludes in the final at Elland Road on May 7.