Date: 7th July 2017 at 12:57pm
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Doncaster Rovers will face local rivals Grimsby Town and Scunthorpe United in the group stage of the Checkatrade Trophy.

The three teams will take their place in group H and they will be joined by a category one development squad from either the Premier League or Championship when they are added to the groups on Wednesday July 12th.

Fixtures for the group stage will also be announced on July 12th.

The first round of fixtures will take place in the week commencing August 28th.

Doncaster won the competition in 2007 when it was known as the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.