Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Sheffield Eagles

Jordan Burke joins Eagles on month-long loan

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Warrington Wolves utility back Jordan Burke has joined Championship outfit Sheffield Eagles on a month-long loan. The 22-year-old begins training with his new club tonight and looks set to make his debut against Keighley Cougars on Sunday. Eagles Head Coach Mark Aston said: “I’m pleased we’ve been able to bring Jordan into the club. As a player he has great ... Read More »

Championship preview: Keighley Cougars v Sheffield Eagles

Cougars player-coach Paul March

Sunday 3.00pm at Cougar Park Keighley Cougars are without Ash Lindsay after he suffered a broken leg against Workington Town last week. Cougars coach Paul March said: “Ash is going to be in plaster for six weeks and it’s a massive loss for us, but we’ve got a decent squad this year and Scott Law or Ross Peltier will get ... Read More »

Championship Preview: Sheffield Eagles v Dewsbury Rams

Sunday 2.00pm at Owlerton Stadium Sheffield are still looking for their first win in the Kingstone Press Championship on home soil following their return to the Owlerton Stadium. Their homecoming against Rochdale was postponed through a waterlogged pitch and their first appearance at Owlerton was spoilt when they fell to a defeat to visitors Barrow. The Eagles will be without ... Read More »

Championship preview: Halifax v Sheffield Eagles

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Sunday 3.00pm at The Shay Halifax coach Karl Harrison insists his only focus is Halifax as he prepares for Sunday’s mouth-watering Kingstone Press Championship showdown with Sheffield Eagles. Halifax have lost two of their first three fixtures in 2014, including last week’s 10-8 home reverse against Batley Bulldogs. Harrison said: “It’s going to take time for the team to gel, ... Read More »

Championship preview: Sheffield Eagles v Barrow Raiders

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Sunday 2 March 2.00pm at Owlerton Stadium Sheffield Eagles make their home bow at Owlerton Stadium – their scheduled opener against Rochdale being a victim of the winter’s heavy rainfall – against a Barrow side who sit at the foot of the Championship table. The Eagles started their campaign with a 30-16 win at Swinton on Sunday with coach Mark ... Read More »

Championship preview: Swinton Lions V Sheffield Eagles

Richard Hawkyard. ©RLPhotos

Sunday February 23, 2014 Kick-off: 3.00pm Richie Hawkyard (pictured) could return for Swinton Lions, but Freddie Walker and Ben Warrilow are both still battling against shoulder injuries. Swinton earned a bonus point at Halifax last week, with two late tries from Andy Ackers narrowing the gap to just 10 points by full time. Lions coach Ian Watson said: “We were ... Read More »

Sheffield Eagles handed cash boost by city council

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Sheffield Eagles have joined forces with Sheffield City Council in an attempt to boost Rugby League in the city. The council have agreed to grant the Eagles £45,000 to support the growth of the club’s activities, which will see up to 2,000 young people in more than 40 schools benefitting. The focus will be on increasing participation and programme of ... Read More »

Eagles sign promising young Giants prop

Sheffield Eagles have signed Huddersfield Giants prop Jack Blagbrough on a one-year deal. The 19-year-old made his Super League debut in 2013 and is a product of the Giants’ impressive academy, at which we on the Under 18 Player of the Year award. Eagles coach Mark Aston said: “It’s great to announce Jack is joining the club, he’s an exciting ... Read More »

Owlerton announced as new home of Sheffield Eagles

Owlerton Greyhound Stadium is the new home to the Sheffield Eagles, it was announced today. A two-year agreement sees the Rugby League club returning to the venue where it first formed almost 30 years ago. As part of the deal, the Eagles will play all home fixtures at Owlerton Stadium when the new Championship season kicks off in February 2014. ... Read More »