WARRINGTON Wolves' Challenge Cup campaign starts today.

It is Championship opposition first up for The Wire as they travel to Heywood Road to play Swinton Lions.

Here's everything you need to know about the match...

What time is kick off?

Today's match gets underway at 12.30pm.

Can I watch on TV?

The game is not being shown on television but is being streamed live on the RFL's Ourleague platform.

Streaming passes can still be bought for a matchday price of £10 – CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE

What's the latest team news?

Steve Price will make at least two changes to his Wire side, with half-back Gareth Widdop and prop Mike Cooper missing from his 21-man squad.

Stefan Ratchford appears set to partner Blake Austin in the halves, with former Swinton man Matty Ashton slotting in at full-back to face his former club.

Matty Ashton will face former club Swinton today. Picture by Pete Green

Matty Ashton will face former club Swinton today. Picture by Pete Green

Forwards Matt Davis and Sitaleki Akauola are both in contention for their first appearances of the season.

Wire squad: Sitaleki Akauola, Matty Ashton, Blake Austin, Rob Butler, Josh Charnley, Daryl Clark, Jason Clark, Ben Currie, Matt Davis, Chris Hill, Jack Hughes, Toby King, Jake Mamo, Robbie Mulhern, Joe Philbin, Stefan Ratchford, Ellis Robson, Josh Thewlis, Danny Walker, Connor Wrench

Who is the referee?

Tom Grant will be the man in the middle for today's game.

Tom Grant is todays referee. Picture by SWPix.com

Tom Grant is today's referee. Picture by SWPix.com

What are the pre-match odds?

Understandaly, The Wire are huge favourites to progress to the quarter finals.

Competition sponsors Betfred have them rated as 1-100 to win the tie while a Swinton win is 20-1 and a tied game after 80 minutes is 25-1.