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Doncaster bids to host games at 2021 Rugby League World Cup

Doncaster is set to bid to be a host town for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

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Welcome home, Sheffield Eagles! Now the search on for those 900 missing fans

Welcome home, Sheffield Eagles! Now the search on for those 900 missing fans

Sheffield Eagles start their delayed home campaign on March 4 against London Broncos, and have confirmed that season ticket sales have surpassed their total from their days at Wakefield, and are up on what they achieved during their stay at Bawtry Road in 2016.

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Sheffield Eagles: ‘Maximum’ effort will help Garcia improve

Sheffield Eagles: ‘Maximum’ effort will help Garcia improve

New signing Max Garcia’s desire for improvement was the overriding factor behind Sheffield Eagles’ decision to sign him on a one-year deal.

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Professional Yorkshire rugby player collapses and dies at training session

Professional Yorkshire rugby player collapses and dies at training session

Professional rugby union club Doncaster Knights have announced that one of their players has passed away after collapsing at training.

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Richard Horne. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC: ‘Plenty of room for improvement’ despite big win over Coventry

Despite seeing his new-look side run in 12 tries in a 70-10 win over Coventry Bears, Doncaster RLFC boss Richard Horne was still not satisfied.

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Sheffield Eagles: Boss Mark Aston tells his side not to get too frustrated after third defeat on bounce

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston has called on his side not to get frustrated following a third straight defeat at the start of the new campaign.

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Rugby League report: Toulouse 50 Sheffield Eagles 6

Rugby League report: Toulouse 50 Sheffield Eagles 6

Sheffield Eagles let a strong half-time position slip after a 50-6 thumping by Toulouse in the South of France.

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Doncaster RLFC v Coventry Bears: Team news and build-up to Dons’ League One curtain-raiser

Doncaster RLFC players are counting the minutes to the kick-off of the 2018 Betfred League One campaign.

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Mark Aston, Eagles chief

Rugby League: Sheffield Eagles confirm Max Garcia deal ahead of clash with Toulouse

Sheffield Eagles will be forced into several changes for today’s game at Toulouse, as director of rugby Mark Aston confirms Max Garcia has agreed a deal with the club.

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Pete Green. Photo: Rob Terrace

Doncaster RLFC: Pete Green talks to Steve Hossack ahead of League One opener against Coventry Bears

Doncaster RLFC will be bidding to get their Betfred League One campaign off to a winning start when they entertain Coventry Bears at the Keepmoat Stadium on Sunday (3pm).

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Full speed ahead for Sheffield Eagles as they prepare for return to city from exile

Full speed ahead for Sheffield Eagles as they prepare for return to city from exile

Sheffield Eagles have no major concerns as they look to hit the time scales for their return to the Steel City on March 4.

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Jordan Tansey

Sheffield Eagles: Trialist trio offered deals

Sheffield Eagles have offered terms to trialists Jordan Tansey, Max Garcia and Blake Broadbent.

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There were wintery conditions at The Shay as the Eagles fell to defeat against Halifax

Report: Halifax RFLC 30 Sheffield Eagles 10

Sheffield Eagles slipped to a 30-10 defeat to Halifax as Mark Aston’s side recorded back-to-back defeats at the start of the Betfred Championship.

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Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles: Improvement key for Aston as players settle

Mark Aston will settle for week-on-week improvement from his Sheffield Eagles outfit as he continues to make tentative early steps with his new-look side.

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St Helens' Jack Ashworth will play for Sheffield Eagles against Halifax this weekend

Sheffield Eagles bolstered by presence of four St Helens stars for Halifax clash

Sheffield Eagles will again be bolstered by St. Helens quartet Jack Ashworth, Matty Lees, Jake Spedding and James Bentley for this Sunday’s showdown with Halifax (3pm).

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More than 70,000 people watched the Grand Final between Leeds and Castleford at Old Trafford last year. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Why the first family of darts, boxing and snooker are turning their attention to rugby league

It remains one of Yorkshire’s most popular sports but is rugby league about to be reinvented by the father-and-son who have transformed snooker, boxing and darts? Chris Burn reports.
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Sheffield Eagles: Oscar will blossom with hard work and coaching

Sheffield Eagles: Oscar will blossom with hard work and coaching

Sheffield Eagles will have a ‘cracking’ player on their hands if new half-back Oscar Thomas can refine the game management side of his game.

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Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles: Boss Mark Aston close to a decision on trio

A decision on the Sheffield Eagles futures of Jordan Tansey, Blake Broadbent and Max Garcia looks close, with Mark Aston confirming there is still scope to add to his squad.

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Sheffield Eagles' Mark Aston.

Sheffield Eagles ‘are not ready’ for new campaign

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston says he needed more time on the training ground with his new look side following their opening round defeat to Dewsbury Rams.

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Eagles' Ben Blackmore goes on the attack against Dewsbury

Report: Dewsbury Rams 20 Sheffield Eagles 18

Sheffield Eagles began the new Betfred Championship season with a narrow defeat, despite a strong second half showing against Dewsbury Rams at a freezing Tetley’s Stadium.

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