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Doncaster RLFC v Featherstone Rovers: Dons ‘realistic’ ahead of tough Challenge Cup tie

Doncaster RLFC boss Richard Horne is under no illusions how tough Sunday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round tie against Featherstone Rovers (3pm) will be even with home advantage.

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Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles: Gap between Championship’s haves and have-nots does not surprise Aston

The current divide between the top and bottom the Betfred Championship has come as no surprise to Eagles coach Mark Aston.

Sheffield Eagles
Blake Broadbent

Sheffield Eagles: Chip-off-the-old block Broadbent praised for ‘moment to cherish’

The recent defeat against Leigh will be a game that most with a Sheffield Eagles persuasion will want to forget – with perhaps the exception of one individual.

Sheffield Eagles
It’s good to talk for Sheffield Eagles following loss to Leigh

It’s good to talk for Sheffield Eagles following loss to Leigh

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby says individual discussions and honesty will be the way forward as he looks to reignite his side following the punishing defeat to Leigh.

Sheffield Eagles
Aaron Jones-Bishop. Photo: Rob Terrace

‘More to come’ from top of the table Dons - Richard Horne

Doncaster RLFC continue to set the pace at the top of Betfred League One after beating Hemel Stags 60-0 at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Doncaster Dons
Sheffield Eagles' Corey Makelim in action against Leigh.

Sheffield Eagles’ new boy cuts through immigration red tape

It might have been a team performance to forget, but new signing Corey Makelim finally ended four weeks of frustration after putting on the Sheffield Eagles shirt last Sunday.

Sheffield Eagles
‘Busted up’ Sheffield Eagles need fit players back in the line up

‘Busted up’ Sheffield Eagles need fit players back in the line up

Sheffield Eagles director Mark Aston was disappointed with his side’s lack of competitiveness after being thumped by in-form Leigh Centurions.

Sheffield Eagles
Jason Tali was back in the Doncaster side and on the scoresheet

Report: Doncaster RLFC 60 Hemel Stags 0

High-flying Doncaster RLFC put home advantage to good use when routing Betfred Division One strugglers Hemel Stags.

Doncaster Dons
Sheffield Eagles' James Bentley in action against Leigh.

Rugby League Report: Sheffield Eagles 20 Leigh Centurions 72

Eagles: Makelim; Macani, Bentley, Blackmore, Millar; Thomas, Brown; Offerdahl, Burns, Magrin, Ashworth, Davies; Fozard. Interchange: Igbinedion, Moran, Garcia, Broadbent.

Sheffield Eagles
Mark Aston

Mark Aston joy as Paddy Burns returns to Sheffield Eagles fold

Sheffield Eagles have completed the signing of utility forward Paddy Burns, as director of rugby Mark Aston confirms fellow new boy Corey Makelim is set for his debut against Leigh tomorrow (3pm).

Sheffield Eagles
Matty James

Sheffield Eagles: Aston refuses to risk players if they aren’t fully fit

Mark Aston says he won’t risk his big game players if they aren’t right, as he looks to strike the correct balance of match time and rest ahead of Sunday’s hosting of Leigh Centurions.

Sheffield Eagles
Kieran Cross. Photo: Rob Terrace

Major fitness boost for the Dons

Doncaster RLFC have received a double boost ahead of Sunday’s Betfred League One clash against Hemel Stags at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Doncaster Dons
Sheffield's Ben Blackmore

Sheffield Eagles are starting to find their form

Ben Blackmore says Sheffield Eagles are starting to show signs of finding the required mentality as they look to build on victory over Swinton.

Sheffield Eagles
Richard Horne, left. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC: Richard Horne pinpoints areas for improvement

Doncaster RLFC head coach Richard Horne again tackle the team’s first half showing in last night’s training session.

Doncaster Dons
Sheffield Eagles News

Sheffield Eagles boss Aston relieved to see composure in his ranks

A cool head during a pressure moment, the last minute winning drop-goal against Swinton was exactly the kind of scenario Simon Brown was pressed back into service for.

Sheffield Eagles
Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles: Aston proud as side climb out of bottom two

Mark Aston hailed his side’s performance after Sheffield Eagles bagged a narrow victory at Swinton – despite the absence of several key performers.

Sheffield Eagles
Ben Blackmore scored two of the Eagles' three tries against Swinton

Brown lands late drop goal for Eagles win: Swinton Lions 18 Sheffield 19

Sheffield Eagles snatched a dramatic late victory after Simon Brown’s drop goal two minutes from time secured an 18-19 success against Swinton at Heywood Road.

Sheffield Eagles
Jason Tali was among the scorers for the Dons in the win over North Wales

Dons back on top after second half fight back: Doncaster RLFC 28 North Wales Crusaders 20

Doncaster RLFC regained top spot in Division One on points difference after beating North Wales Crusaders 28-20 at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Doncaster Dons
Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles: Boss Mark Aston issues challenge: turn signs of ecovery into sustained results

Mark Aston has challenged his Sheffield Eagles players to turn recent signs of recovery into a sustained run of results, starting with tomorrow’s trip to Swinton (4.30pm) where a familiar face lies in wait.

Sheffield Eagles
Hakim Miloudi. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC v North Wales Crusaders: Team news and build-up to Dons’ latest League One clash

Doncaster RLFC skipper Ryan Boyle is set to return to the side after missing the last three games in tomorrow’s Betfred League One clash against visiting North Wales Crusaders (3pm).

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