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Sheffield Eagles 10 Batley Bulldogs 54: Eagles crushed by 10 tries to two

Sheffield Eagles slipped to their third defeat from four games after being thumped 10-54 by Batley Bulldogs.

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Dons' Jason Tali scores under the posts. Photo: Dean Atkins

Doncaster RLFC 34 Myton Warriors 6: Dons ko amateurs after early scare

Doncaster RLFC survived an early shock to book their place in the fourth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup with a 34-6 win over Humberside amateurs Myton Warriors at the Keepmoat Stadium.

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Gary Thornton

Doncaster RLFC v Myton Warriors: Dons aim to avoid Challenge Cup banana skin

Dons boss Gary Thornton is determined there will be no giant-killing act by Myton Warriors in tomorrow’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round tie at the Keepmoat Stadium (3pm).

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Sheffield Eagles v Toulouse. Pic: Simon Hall

Gruelling preparation for Sheffield Eagles squad

Sheffield Eagles director Mark Aston has installed an added intensity to training this week, as his side look to return to winning ways against Batley tomorrow (3pm).

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Sheffield Eagles v Toulouse. Pic: Simon Hall.

Sheffield Eagles must succeed without dual registered Leigh Centurions

Sheffield Eagles are set to put their faith in their own this weekend with director Mark Aston not expecting to be supplemented by Leigh for the clash with Batley.

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Sheffield Eagles chief Mark Aston praises dual-registration ace Lachlan Burr

Sheffield Eagles chief Mark Aston praises dual-registration ace Lachlan Burr

Mark Aston has hailed the application and professionalism of dual-registration ace Lachlan Burr, backing him to eventually break through at Super League level.

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Gary Thornton

Doncaster RLFC: No problem with team discipline - Thornton

Doncaster RLFC boss Gary Thornton says he has no worries about a lack of discipline within his squad.

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Sheffield Eagles v Toulouse: Pic Simon Hall

Search continues for new Sheffield Eagles full back

Sheffield Eagles are still on the hunt to strengthen their squad, with the full-back area high on director Mark Aston’s wishlist.

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Mark Aston

It will take time for Sheffield Eagles to gel says chief Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston is keeping his side’s early progress in perspective after Sunday’s defeat at Halifax.

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Halifax v Eagles action. Photo: Simon Hall

Halifax 42 Sheffield Eagles 16: Eagles come back down to earth after Toulouse win

Sheffield Eagles failed to capitalise on their victory over Toulouse after a 42-16 defeat to Halifax at The Shay.

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Liam Welham scored Dons' first try. Picture: Andrew Roe

Keighley 30 Doncaster RLFC 22: Dons go out of cup in thriller

Doncaster RLFC made an early exit from the iPro Sport Cup, going down 30-22 against holders Keighley Cougars in an exciting first round tie at Cougar Park.

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Mark Aston

Eagles get a Burr boost for Halifax

Sheffield Eagles will again have Lachlan Burr available for tomorrow’s clash with Halifax under their dual registration agreement with Leigh Centurions.

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Gary Thornton

Keighley Cougars v Doncaster RLFC: Dons can lay down a marker in iPro Sport Cup clash - Thornton

Doncaster RLFC boss Gary Thornton will find himself up against a familiar face in Sunday’s iPro Sport Cup first round tie at Keighley.

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Sheffield Eagles' Duane Straugheir. Picture: Andrew Roe

Sheffield Eagles: Duane Straugheir to return from injury

Sheffield Eagles will have Duane Straugheir available for the first time this season ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Halifax.

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Sheffield Eagles land Huddersfield Giants youngster Liam Johnson on loan

Sheffield Eagles land Huddersfield Giants youngster Liam Johnson on loan

Sheffield Eagles have continued their recruitment drive by signing Liam Johnson on a loan deal until the end of the season.

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Mark Mexico. Picture: Andrew Roe

Sheffield Eagles boss Mark Aston urges banned Mark Mexico - make use of your spare time

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston has challenged prop Mark Mexico to turn his suspension into a positive after being hit with a four-match ban.

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Gary Thornton

Dons can hit the ground running - Thornton

Doncaster RLFC boss Gary Thornton claims the club are better placed to come flying out of the blocks than at the start of last season.

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Sheffield Eagles: Preditions of doom are our driving force insists Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles: Preditions of doom are our driving force insists Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston says his side found inspiration from the rugby league press’ pre-season predictions following their sensational victory over Toulouse.

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Sheffield Eagles' celebrate Menzie Yere's try against Toulouse at Wakefield Trinity.

Rugby League: Sheffield Eagles begin life in Wakefield with win over Toulouse

Sheffield Eagles christened their new temporary home in Wakefield with victory after a 32-14 success over Toulouse Olympique.

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Mark Aston

Tough against Toulouse, says Sheffield Eagles boss Aston

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston is under no illusion just how tough a test Championship newcomers Toulouse will provide tomorrow.

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