Sheffield warn club could face extinction

Sheffield Eagles have issued a statement in which they warn that the club could be facing the prospect of extinction. The Eagles have warned that the loss of a significant investor and the fact they have played games ‘on the road’ has resulted in them being close to being unable to fulfil their financial obligations: and the club have sought…

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Aston wants Sheffield to win Championship Shield

Sheffield Eagles coach Mark Aston wants his side to win the Championship Shield and finish the year on a high. The Eagles were widely expected to challenge for the top four again this season after having finished there last year. But that never materialised, despite recruiting a full-time squad, though Aston says the campaign can still be revived. Aston said:…

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Sheffield in discussions with potential investors

Sheffield Eagles have confirmed that they are in talks with interested parties about potentially investing money into the club. It was revealed last week that long-serving chairman Ian Swire will step down at the end of the season after 17 years of service. That news, combined with the withdrawal of an unknown investor, has caused concerns for the Championship club, who are…

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Aston expresses interest in Ridyard

Sheffield Eagles head coach Mark Aston has declared an interest in Leigh halfback Martyn Ridyard. 29-year-old Ridyard hasn’t featured in Leigh’s last two games following the arrivals of Josh Drinkwater and Travis Burns from Wests Tigers and St Helens respectively. It is understood that Ridyard is keen on securing regular first-team action for the rest of the year, with his…

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