Current holders Sedgley Park have been given a bye into the second round of the 2004-5 Thwaites' John Burgess Lancashire Cup, after first round opponents Fylde withdrew from the competition citing a fixture backlog.

Sedgley face now a trip to Widnes, with the match due to be played on Saturday 5 or Sunday 6 March.

The semi-finals are scheduled for Saturday 26 / Sunday 27 March, with the final due to take place on Monday 2 May, venue and time to be decided.