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Sheffield Eagles 40th Anniversary on the Horizon

The game on 3rd September against London Broncos has been designated the first Sheffield Eagles Heritage Game, the start of celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Club on 2nd September 2024.

2nd September 1984 is a milestone in the history of the Sheffield Eagles. It was when, after a number of years of planning, the Sheffield Eagles played their first ever game, beating Rochdale Hornets 29-10 at Owlerton Stadium. The Heritage Project and the Club are marking the anniversary this year by designating the home game on 3rd September as the first annual Sheffield Eagles heritage game. This will then be repeated each year for the home game that is closest to the 2nd September.

The Countdown begins

The first heritage game also marks the countdown to the 40th anniversary of the Sheffield Eagles on 2nd September 2024. Over the next year there will be a range of events, activities and other ways of marking the 40 years of achievements. There are more stories to be told, with the highs and lows of those four decades. The Heritage Project and Club will share more details over the next few months.

Retro Shirts

For fans we’d like you to wear your retro shirt on that day – whether it’s the oldest shirt you have or your favourite shirt from the last 39 years. We look forward to everyone being part of the first heritage game.


Richard King