Thursday, October 23, 2014
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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

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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 »

Eagles capture Ben Jones

Sheffield Eagles have announced the signing of prop forward Ben Jones on a one year deal from fellow Championship side Dewsbury Rams. Jones, 25, has previously played at Super League level with the then named Harlequins after coming through the ranks at the Leeds Rhinos Academy. “It’s great to announce Ben is joining the club,” said Eagles Head Coach Mark ... Read More »

A Grand day out

League Express Editorial, Monday 30th Sept 2013 Rugby Football League chief executive Nigel Wood hailed Sunday’s Kingstone Press Championships Finals Day as one to remember. It certainly will be for supporters of Sheffield Eagles, Rochdale Hornets and Leigh Miners Rangers after their victories in the triple header at Leigh Sports Village. The Eagles’ comeback win over Batley meant they became ... Read More »

Eagles reign supreme again

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KINGSTONE PRESS CHAMPIONSHIP GRAND FINAL SHEFFIELD EAGLES 19 BATLEY BULLDOGS 12 Aaron Bower, Leigh Sports Village, Sunday 29th Sept 2013 Sheffield created history by becoming the first side to retain the Championship title, coming from behind to triumph in an ultimate game of two halves. Despite leading 12-0 at the break, Batley’s hearts were broken in their maiden Grand Final ... Read More »

Quentin Laulu-Togagae commits his future to the Eagles

Sheffield Eagles have announced Quentin Laulu-Togagae has agreed a new two year deal at the club. The contract extension will see the Samoan international remain at the Eagles until the end of the 2016 season. Togagae, known to fans as ‘Q’ or ‘QLT’ joined the Eagles in 2011 from the South Logan Magpies and has been a prolific try scorer, ... Read More »