Sunday, September 21, 2014
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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

Sheffield Celebrate

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 »

All that’s good about the game

First published in League Express, Monday 2nd Sept 2013 If you wanted to experience everything that is good about Championship Rugby League, you could do a lot worse than have been present at the Featherstone-Sheffield game last week. The top two sides in the competition went head-to-head with the League Leaders’ title at stake, and produced a thrilling spectacle worthy ... Read More »

Kingstone Press Championship Match Previews (Sun Aug 4)

Barrow Raiders v Halifax (3.00pm) Barrow Raiders prop Jamie Butler faces a fitness test to determine whether he is able to play against Halifax. The powerful forward was knocked out during last week’s game against Doncaster. Raiders coach Darren Holt has set his squad the target of winning three of their remaining five games in order to secure their status ... Read More »

Centurions are Cup kings again!

Leigh celebrate winning the 2013 Northern Rail Cup

NORTHERN RAIL CUP FINAL LEIGH CENTURIONS 43 SHEFFIELD EAGLES 28 Aaron Bower, Shay Stadium, Saturday 20th July 2013 They are undoubtedly the kings of the Northern Rail Cup, as a blistering 29-point spell from the Centurions in the second half ensured the trophy was heading back to Leigh for an unprecedented fourth time. In a game that was never threatened ... Read More »