London Broncos v Sheffield Eagles
On Sunday 26th February the Sheffield Eagles played their next game of the 2023 season, away to London Broncos.
We look back to the first time that Sheffield Eagles played Fulham, who went on to become London Broncos
The first game against each other
Sheffield Eagles and London Broncos played each other for the first time on 9th September 1984, the 2nd game of the Eagles' first season. London were then known as Fulham - before becoming London Crusaders, London Broncos. then Harlequins before going back to London Broncos in 2012.
That first game against each other was at Owlerton stadium and it saw the Eagles lose 18-14 in front of a crowd of 1,145. Try scorers for the Eagles that day were Gary Hetherington and Paul Welsh, with three goals from Dave Alred.
In the book "Against the Odds" it says of the game:
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