Oxford are clocking up the miles in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup from South Wales to Cumbria in the 4th round tie with Whitehaven RL.
The Blues can confirm the game will be away on Sunday 19th March, 2pm kick off.
The tie will be a first encounter between two contrasting sides in terms of age and experience. Whitehaven’s rugby league roots can be traced back over 100 years to the formation of the Northern Union with Whitehaven Recreation team competing in the Challenge Cup in the 1900’s. Then there is the Blues, at 5 years old competing in the oldest rugby league competition in the world.
The match will be at The Recreation Ground, Coach Road, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 9DD