With 200 days to go until the opening game of Rugby League World Cup, a 48 hour tour put the trophies on show in Sheffield and other host cities and towns. Many turned out for the event at Sheffield Peace Gardens where the men’s, women’s and wheelchair rugby trophies were on display. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Gary Clifton, events manager for Sheffield Council and Mark Aston, head coach for Sheffield Eagles.
Doncaster Knights have signed rising rugby union professional and Sheffield lad Curtis Wilson, who was until recently with Sheffield Eagles under a short term deal. The 25 year old winger has signed a season long contract with the Knights who currently sit in the top half of the championship table. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke exclusively to Curtis Wilson about the move.
The Olympic Legacy Park which is being built on the old Don Valley Stadium site will be up and running in 18 months time says Richard Caborn former Minister of Sport and MP for Sheffield Central.
The Public were invited to an unveiling of the Olympic Legacy Park development plans. The park is to due to be built on the site of The Don Valley Stadium and will become the new home to Sheffield Eagles and The Sheffield Sharks.