Aston set to grill players after poor performances

Sheffield Eagles head coach Mark Aston has promised supporters he will be “totally brutal and honest” with his players after their poor start to the season. The Championship club is currently second from bottom after picking up just one victory in their opening five games, and are out of the relegation zone only due to Bradford’s points deduction. Aston has…

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Sheffield and Leigh enter dual-registration partnership

Sheffield Eagles and Leigh Centurions have entered a dual-registration agreement for 2017. The Centurions had been on the lookout for a new partnership following their promotion to Super League, which will enable them to send players to the Kingstone Press Championship side next year. This agreement will enable Sheffield Eagles to select eligible Leigh Centurions players to feature during the…

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Whiteley joins Sheffield

Sheffield Eagles have signed former Workington star Perry Whiteley. The centre left the Cumbrian club following their relegation to the Championship and had been strongly linked with a move to Keighley Cougars. However, he has signed with Mark Aston’s Eagles for 2017, who have also confirmed several other signings, including Jordan Cox, in the last number of days. “Perry is…

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Aston emotional following Sheffield departure

New Leeds Rhinos signing Cory Aston has admitted that he left Sheffield Eagles with a very heavy heart. Aston completed his move to the Rhinos last week on a two-year deal, bring his association with the club to an end. The young halfback, the son of legendary Sheffield star and head coach Mark, signed a five-year deal with the Eagles…

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Sheffield Eagles CEO resigns

John Whaling, the Sheffield Eagles CEO, has resigned. Whaling has spearheaded efforts to save the club throughout their recent troubles but has departed following a board meeting on Tuesday. Tweeting from his own account, Whaling cited ‘a difference of opinion’ as the reason behind his departure. I have resigned from my position as CEO @SheffieldEagles after a difference of opinion…

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