Hemel Stags will play North Wales Crusaders and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats in pre-season friendly games in the new year.
The Stags will travel to Wakefield on the January 11 before visiting North Wales Crusaders on February 2.
Head coach Troy Perkins said: “It is great to have two tough games for our pre-season preparation.
“The boys started pre-season on November 20 and we will work hard all the way up until Christmas.
“These games in the new year will give the players a good chance to show me what they are made of and help us gel as a squad as the Championship 1 season approaches.”
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