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Sheffield Eagles poser over semi-final line-up

Sheffield Eagles face a tough call of whether to stick with a host of young performers ahead of their crunch Championship Shield semi-final against Batley.

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Sheffield Eagles' Elliot Minchella. Picture: Andrew Roe

Versatile Elliott Minchella a credit to Sheffield Eagles says chief Mark Aston

The professionalism away from the club is the key factor to the success of Elliot Minchella, according to Mark Aston, his Sheffield Eagles coach.

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Sheffield Eagles: Warm-up win doesn’t give Batley an advantage insists Aston

There will be no psychological upper hand says Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston, after his side were beaten by Batley in their Championship Shield semi-final dress rehearsal.

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Action from the Headingley derby. Photo: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Carnegie 15 Doncaster Knights 9: Knights pipped in Headingley derby

Doncaster Knights suffered their first Championship defeat of the season, 15-9 against Yorkshire Carnegie in a grandstand finish at Headingley.

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Sheffield Eagles score at Batley.  Photo: Alex Coleman

Batley Bulldogs 34 Sheffield Eagles 18: Scott Wheeldon dismissal wrecks Eagles hopes

Sheffield Eagles’ Championship Shield semi-final dress rehearsal ended in defeat after Mark Aston’s side were beaten 34-18 by Batley Bulldogs at Mount Pleasant.

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Dons' Kyle Kesik. Picture: Andrew Roe

Toronto 26 Doncaster RLFC 14: Brave Dons unable to end Toronto’s great record

Doncaster RLFC, beaten 26-14, failed in their bid to become the first side to beat newly-crowned League One champions Toronto Wolfpack at the Lamport Stadium.

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Sheffield Eagles boss Mark Aston concerned over future of rugby league

Sheffield Eagles boss Mark Aston concerned over future of rugby league

What’s the best way forward for rugby league?

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Sheffield Eagles' Menzie Yere in action

Sheffield Eagles gain Championship Shield momentum

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston says the 26-22 victory of Rochdale was crucial to his preparations for the upcoming Championship Shield semi-finals.

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Mark Mexico

Sheffield Eagles: Boost as Mexico injury not as bad as feared

Sheffield Eagles have been given a major boost over the fitness of forward Mark Mexico.

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Sheffield Eagles boss is impressed by St Helens’ pair

Sheffield Eagles boss Mark Aston has seen enough from his St Helens duo to suggest they could have an impact next season.

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Kyle Trout.

Sheffield Eagles players must compete for semi final spot

A strong performance over the next two weeks could make all the difference as several players compete for a place in Sheffield Eagles’ semi-final line-up.

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Sheffield Eagles: Little Hope of Will returning quickly

Sheffield Eagles: Little Hope of Will returning quickly

Sheffield Eagles look set to be without second-rower Will Hope for at least a month after another injury set-back.

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Weary Sheffield Eagles hampered in preparation for Bradford Bulls

Weary Sheffield Eagles hampered in preparation for Bradford Bulls

Sheffield Eagles director of rugby Mark Aston says the travel disruption for their game at Toulouse will affect preparations for this weekend’s hosting of Bradford Bulls.

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Flying Flynn backed to make an impact for Sheffield Eagles

Flying Flynn backed to make an impact for Sheffield Eagles

The Championship Shield run-in could be where Sheffield Eagles see the best of versatile operator Paddy Flynn.

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Elliot Minchella

Sheffield Eagles: Michella putting in the hard yards for success

The professionalism away from the club is the key factor to the success of Elliot Minchella, according to Mark Aston, his Sheffield Eagles coach.

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Sheffield Eagles seek winning run momentum

Sheffield Eagles seek winning run momentum

Sheffield Eagles director Mark Aston has urged his side not to waste the remaining weeks before the knockout stages of the Championship Shield after defeat to Dewsbury Rams.

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Dons' Jack Miller. Photo: Dean Atkins

Workington Town 22 Doncaster RLFC 21: Narrow defeat means Dons’ play-off bid may go down to wire

Fifth-placed Doncaster RLFC missed out on the chance to open up a four-point gap on the chasing group in the League One Super 8s with just three games to go.

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Sheffield Eagles during their narrow defeat. Photo: SImon Hall

Sheffield Eagles 28 Dewsbury 35: In-form Rams inflict Eagles’ first Shield defeat

Sheffield Eagles’ Championship Shield campaign suffered its first setback after a 28-35 defeat to Dewsbury Rams.

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Sheffield Eagles loanees will get their chance

Sheffield Eagles director Mark Aston insists his St Helens loan stars will get their opportunity, despite a stuttering start to their short-terms deals with the club.

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Kevin McCabe: set to meet Eagles. Photo: Simon Bellis/Sportsbeat

Sheffield Eagles to meet Kevin McCabe over use of Olympic Legacy Park Stadium

Sheffield Eagles look set for talks with Kevin McCabe after the Olympic Legacy Park officially confirmed his Scarborough Group International company as their recommended choice to develop the site.

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