The first game, in the Second Division, against Rochdale on 2nd September 1984, at Owlerton Stadium saw them win.
A new kit and a new badge for their second season, playing again in maroon and gold.
The kit is red and gold for the first time and the Eagles finish 5th, their highest league position to that point
The first ever trophy – beating Swinton in the Second Division Premiership final at Old Trafford.
Life on the road due to Owlerton Stadium not meeting safety standards. They beat newly crowned World Champions Widnes at Bramall Lane in front of a record crowd. The first women’s team are formed.
1990-1991A New Home
The first game at Don Valley Stadium on 26th September 1990. Relegated from the Championship to Division 2 as part of the new three division structure.
Achieved promotion back to the Championship at their first attempt. Won the Premiership Division Final by beating Oldham.
Lose to Australia 52-22 at Don Valley Stadium as part of Australia’s warm up for the World Cup. Gary Hetherington steps down as coach.
Gary Hetherington returns as coach. The 10th season is dubbed the best season of the decade, finishing 6th in the Championship.
Play Australia again at Don Valley as part of Australia’s test preparations. The Eagles lose 80-2. Rumours of a merger with Doncaster circulate as talk of Super League starts. The Eagles finish 8th.
The 100th anniversary of Rugby League and the last season of winter rugby with the Eagles finishing 5th.
The first ever game of the new Super League era against Paris St Germain in Paris. The season of the “Full Monty” shirt – as featured in the film. Gary Hetherington leaves the Eagles.
Finish the Super League season in 10th place and merge with bottom placed Huddersfield Giants The new Sheffield Eagles play their first game in the 2000 season, a victory against Lancashire Lynx.
The phoenix Club finish in 14th place - a starting point to build on for the “new” Club.
Finish 2nd in NL2 before beating Swinton Lions in the Play Off Finals to win promotion to National League 1.
Finish in 6th place in the first season in NL1 following promotion, reaching the play offs.
Finish in 3rd place in the newly named Championship before losing to Featherstone in the play offs. The Club’s Hall of Fame is established.
Finish 6th place in the Championship before losing to Halifax in the Play Offs. During the season they play Wigan in the Challenge Cup at Bramall Lane, with a battling performance before losing 34-50.
Reach a second consecutive Grand Final appearance and also against Featherstone. This time the Eagles win 20-16 in Warrington.
Play their last ever game at Don Valley Stadium on 15th September. Reach the Grand Final again, beating Batley Bulldogs to become the first back to back champions.
Playing once again at Owlerton Stadium. They edge close to relegation before recovering and reaching the play offs before losing in the semifinals, meaning it wasn’t a Grand Final triple.
Play home games this season at the Keepmoat and Castle Park grounds in Doncaster. A third place finish in the Championship led to games in the short lived Super 8s.
Become a full time Club. The Club finish 7th before losing to Bradford in the Championship Shield Final. Fans raise £20,000 to help save the Club from financial problems.
Play “home” games at Wakefield’s ground for the season and return to being a part time Club. Finish 7th and reach the Championship Shield Final before losing to Toulouse.
Back in Sheffield at the temporary facilities at the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.
Another season at the temporary facilities at the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. Despite this they win the inaugural 1895 Cup against Widnes, meaning they are unbeaten at Wembley.
Start the season with home games at Castle Park in Doncaster and at Wakefield due to construction work starting on the new stadium in Sheffield. The season is cancelled due to the global pandemic.
Return to Keepmoat Stadium following delays with the new stadium at the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. The Eagles’ wheelchair team is formed.
The first game at the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park Community Stadium. Eagles Foundation announced as Foundation of the Year by the RFL. The new Eagles’ women’s team promoted in their first season.
25th Anniversary of the Challenge Cup win. The Eagles’ wheelchair team are announced as the RFL’s wheelchair team of the year.