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Sheffield Eagles v Barrow Raiders (Change of Venue).

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Keith Nutter    11

As a result of unexpected football commitments at Bramall Lane, Sheffield Eagles has changed the venue of their Championship fixture against Barrow Raiders on Sunday 14th April, 2013 to the Don Valley Stadium (kick off 3pm). Barrow Raiders was happy to agree to this change.

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morty    213

yup thats me out as well rubbish place to watch RL

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RSN    678

I see on Sky Sports News its been announced Don Valley Stadium has been closed by Sheffield Council.

What happens now?

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mjc    31

Micheal it said on 5 live that it was closing in September that was early this morning tho

yep its sept according to bbc1 breakfast tv this morn and agree it would be fantastic if we could get their lights ! surely its got to be cost effective if we could even with cost off moving them ,

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Keith Nutter    11

On 1.00pm News today Council are closing stadium straight away. It was only built in about 2001 and Jessica Ennis did all her training there.

It hosted the World Student Games in 1991.

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morty    213

have the BOD tried contacting Sheffield council yet re purchasing the lights ?

1st in best dressed ;)

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Keith Nutter    11

Lee, stop being so sensible please !!!!!!!

I guess your natural assumption is that the BoD have no brains, or at least your sarcastic comments suggest this.

For what it is worth we made enquiries a number of weeks ago when the news first started to break but for a whole host of reasons it ain't going to happen.

Contrary to popular belief we do have our fingers on the pulse but a lack of money prohibits most things we want to do. Down the years I have seen few (if any) suggestions which haven't already been considered by the BoD.

We have most (if not all) of the answers to the club's problems but without a massive surge in income we are pretty much hamstrung. All previous boards have been in the same position more or less and there is just no easy way out of the cycle we constantly find ourselves in as a club. Hopefully we will one day break the cycle and then we can move onwards and upwards to where we all want to be.

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morty    213

ok Keith thats answered that one...oh well. If I win the euromillions jackpot this friday I will buy the club the new £100k floodlights. Hows about that ?

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Dave W    26

Nice to see on the club website that we've nearly hit the £20k mark with the floodlight appeal.

The breakdown of the various fundraising efforts also appears to not yet include any monies from the Holiday raffle. Good going so far!

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Baaarrow    70

I guess your natural assumption is that the BoD have no brains, or at least your sarcastic comments suggest this.

For what it is worth we made enquiries a number of weeks ago when the news first started to break but for a whole host of reasons it ain't going to happen.

Contrary to popular belief we do have our fingers on the pulse but a lack of money prohibits most things we want to do. Down the years I have seen few (if any) suggestions which haven't already been considered by the BoD.

We have most (if not all) of the answers to the club's problems but without a massive surge in income we are pretty much hamstrung. All previous boards have been in the same position more or less and there is just no easy way out of the cycle we constantly find ourselves in as a club. Hopefully we will one day break the cycle and then we can move onwards and upwards to where we all want to be.

Keith I was only having a laugh buddy!

Shame the Don Valley lights are not viable though.

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