YORK City Knights Ladies have learned their fixture dates for the 2022 Betfred Women's Challenge Cup.

In a revamped format for next year, York were last week drawn into Group C alongside Bradford Bulls, Widnes Vikings and Wigan Warriors.

The Rugby Football League (RFL) have now confirmed that the Knights will begin their season with a trip to Widnes on Sunday, March 13.

Later in the month, on Sunday, March 27, Lindsay Anfield's side visit Bradford Bulls.

York's sole home Cup fixture is against Wigan on Sunday, April 3.

The top two teams from each group will progress to the quarter-finals on April 9/10, with the group winners boasting home advantage in the final eight.

Should York top Group C, they would host the Group D runner-up, while a second-placed finish would see them head to the Group D winner.

The competition's semi-finals are scheduled for April 23/24, with the winners meeting in the final at Elland Road on Saturday, May 7 in a triple-header alongside the semi-finals from the men's version.

York's Betfred Women's Super League campaign will begin on Sunday, May 15, the governing body have also confirmed, and their fixtures are due to be announced early next year.