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Rugby League

Workington 34 Doncaster 6: Dons coach misses out on perfect Father’s Day present

Doncaster RLFC head coach Richard Horne missed out on the Father’s Day present he probably most wanted – two Betfred League One points at Derwent Park.

Doncaster Dons
Sheffield Eagles......Coach Mark Aston..........Pic Steve Ellis

Batley 20 Sheffield 38: Eagles pick up vital victory in their battle againsr relegation

Sheffield Eagles picked up a vital victory in their fight against relegation after a 38-20 victory against Batley Bulldogs at Mount Pleasant.

Sheffield Eagles
Pete Green

Doncaster RLFC: We need to win at Workington says Green

Doncaster RLFC face the first of four successive away games at Workington Town tomorrow the results of which could have an important bearing on their Betfred League One promotion hopes.

Doncaster Dons
Sheffield Eagles coach Mark Aston. Pic Steve Ellis

Sheffield Eagles aiming to pull Batley into the dogfight

A positive result for Sheffield Eagles at Batley tomorrow could yet again throw the relegation fight wide open, according to coach Mark Aston.

Sheffield Eagles
Simon Brown

Sheffield Eagles: The points target Mark Aston believes will keep his side up

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston has set a points target to secure his side’s survival, asking his troops to rediscover their clinical nature for Sunday’s crucial showdown with Batley Bulldogs.

Sheffield Eagles
Dons loanee Lewis Bienek

Doncaster RLFC: Horne to dispense with rotation policy in favour of strongest side

Doncaster RLFC head coach Richard Horne is considering changing his selection policy in the second half of the club’s Betfred League One campaign.

Doncaster Dons
Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles: We’re ‘back in the mire’ admits Aston

Sheffield Eagles’ are ‘back in the mire’ according to coach Mark Aston who cited their failure to produce a consistent 80 minutes again as the primary reason for the latest setback.

Sheffield Eagles
Jordie Hedges

Doncaster RLFC: Praise for stand-in kicker Hedges

Australian Jordie Hedges deservedly took the man-of-the-match award after helping Doncaster RLFC beat Keighley Cougars at the Keepmoat Stadium on Sunday.

Doncaster Dons
Iliess Macani

Sheffield Eagles looking over shoulders again after Swinton defeat

The fight for Championship survival took a new twist as Sheffield Eagles are again looking firmly over their shoulder following defeat to Swinton.

Sheffield Eagles
Richard Horne

Doncaster RLFC: Horne hails ‘massive result’ against Keighley

Doncaster RLFC picked up a morale-boosting 29-20 Betfred League One win over Keighley in their last game at the Keepmoat Stadium for nearly two months.

Doncaster Dons
Jordan Howden

Howden’s late heroics kick-start Dons’ form – Doncaster RLFC 29 Keighley Cougars 20

Doncaster RLFC bounced back from consecutive defeats with a thrilling 29-20 win over promotion rivals Keighley at the Keepmoat.

Doncaster Dons
Sheffield Eagles' Josh Toole is tackled during the match against Swinton Lions at the Olympic Legacy Park. Pic: Alex Coleman

Rugby League report: Sheffield Eagles 18 Swinton Lions 29

Sheffield Eagles’ Betfred Championship survival hopes received a dent after a 29-18 home defeat to fellow strugglers Swinton Lions.

Sheffield Eagles
Peter Green

Doncaster RLFC: Keighley clash ‘is must-win’

Doncaster RLFC assistant coach Pete Green rates tomorrow’s home Betfred League One clash against Keighley Cougars as a ‘must win’ game.

Doncaster Dons
Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles: We owe supporters a win on home soil says Aston

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston says it is high time his side gave the home faithful a performance and result ahead of Sunday’s crucial clash with Swinton Lions.

Sheffield Eagles
Matty James Sheffield Eagles

Matty James back to further boost Sheffield Eagles

Skipper Matty James will return to the Sheffield Eagles squad this weekend, as director of rugby Mark Aston picks from arguably his strongest hand yet for the visit of Swinton Lions.

Sheffield Eagles
Zac Braham. Photo: Rob Terrace

Zac Braham departs Doncaster RLFC

Doncaster-born Zac Braham says it was ‘one of the toughest decisions of his life’ to leave the Dons.

Doncaster Dons
Jon Magrin has been in impressive form of late

Mark Aston hails unsung heroes of Sheffield Eagles lift

Their progress may not be as obvious on the eye, but the development of some members of the Sheffield Eagles setup has not been lost on director of rugby Mark Aston.

Sheffield Eagles
Cory Aston, Sheffield Eagles. Pic: Alex Coleman ADC Photography

Change in mindset has lifted Sheffield Eagles

The team mentality has been called into question on more than one occasion this season, but director of rugby Mark Aston admits he has seen a shift in culture over recent weeks.

Sheffield Eagles
Josh Toole. Picture: Alex Coleman, ADC Photography.

Sheffield Eagles: Aston backs Ireland international Toole for run in the side

Denied a run in the side time and again this season, Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston believes now is the time to shine for Irish international Josh Toole.

Sheffield Eagles
Sheffield Eagles' new home at the Olympic Legacy Park

The Big Interview: There’s no place like home for Sheffield Eagles

Being back at square one is no bad thing for Sheffield Eagles.

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