Sheffield Eagles Civic Reception
Sheffield Eagles RLFC attended a Civic Reception at Sheffield Town Hall on Wednesday 2nd September 2009. Sheffield City Council awarded the Eagles a reception to celebrate the 25th Anniversary (to the day) of their existence.
Eagles first ever game was on 2nd September 1984 against Rochdale Hornets at Owlerton Stadium in Sheffield with the home team winning 29-10.
Amongst the guests were the Club’s founders Gary and Kath Hetherington, Paul Broadbent, Mark Aston and current Chairman, Ian Swire plus many more past, present and future players and staff of Sheffield Eagles.
In the attached photo (left to right): Mark Aston, Councillor Peter Price, Gary Hetherington, Lord Mayor of Sheffield Councillor Graham Oxley and Ian Swire.