VIDEO: Sheffield Eagles announce new contract for Aussie star Steve Thorpe

Sheffield Eagles have today confirmed that Australian Steven Thorpe has signed a three-year contract extension with the club.

Thorpe, 24, has only been with the club a couple of months after joining from Queensland Cup side Eastern Suburbs Tigers, where he was captain, during the close season.

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Mark Aston, Eagles’ Director of Rugby has been impressed with Thorpe and said: “Steve has come over and immediately made an impact, he has injected a lot of professionalism into the group.”

Thorpe added: “I’m delighted to be extending my time here with the Eagles.

“Training is going well and I’m impressed with the professionalism of the club and looking forward to what the future may hold.”