B2BW Blog: Safely Back Home
The B2BW riders and support team are now back in Sheffield, all doing well if not a little tired, after succesfully navigating the route from Brentford to Bluebell Wood arriving almost spot on time.
Rider Julian Batty gives his account of the four days 'on the road' and also off it too...
B2BW: LIVE BLOG!
Our B2BW Live Blog tracks the progress of the ride in one place - with tweets, photos and news from the road.
This is the place for all the up-to-the-minute updates from the road - as our intrepid (and soaking wet!) cyclists set off from Brentford back to Sheffield to raise money for Bluebell Wood Childrens' Hospice!
The ride is over but the fundrasing continues, please see our Justgiving page for latest update on the amount raised. To donate £2 text Owls91 £2 to 70070
Enjoy the live updates - and please donate while you do, for our incredible good cause! .
B2BW Blog: Day 1
Wednesdayite Chair Nigel is the first to send a blog from our B2BW charity bike ride!
B2BW - Interactive Route Map
We'll be Tweeting, Facebooking, Blogging, Taking Lots Of Photos and all the rest from our B2BW charity bike ride - but you can follow all the action in one place with our amazing Interative Route Map!
Tracking our progress from Brentford to Bluebell Wood Childrens Hospice, the map will allow Owls fans to keep tabs on the progress made by Hirsty and the boys in real time!
Wednesday Shirts for Rwanda
You may remember last year we collected old Wednesday shirts of behalf of Owls fan Mark Lomas and we collected 71 shirts for him to take on his trip to Goa, for distribution to locals there.
Well we have recently being contacted by another Owls fan, and Wednesdayite member, Paul Freer to do the same again for his trip to Rwanda in April of this year. Paul intends to go out and take as many Owls shirts as possible with him. We will therefore we collecting shirts at the Owls v Carlisle United game at Hillsborough on the 21st April 2012.
The Wednesday Cricket Club - Tom Marsden Trophy
The Wednesday Cricket Club working in conjunction with the city Lord Mayors Office together with the financial help of the Sheffield Wednesday Supporters Society, Wednesdayite are proud to announce that the trophy named in tribute to one of the most famous sporting fathers of Sheffield is to be resurrected as a living trophy.
Tom Marsden was for many years the best single wicket cricketer in the north of England, and, not short on confidence, he put up a £50 reward for anyone to beat him.
It's Captains Night at Hirsty's Bar!
By far the most popular First Wednesday event of 2011 was our Strikers Night at Hirsty's Bar - so we're kicking off 2012 in exactly the same fashion!
Once again we're getting some true Wednesday legends to Hillsborough to answer your questions about their time playing for the mighty Owls. And this lot should be able to keep control of a rowdy crowd, because they've all made their names wearing the captain's armband! That's right - it's time for Captains Night at Hirsty's Bar!
71 Owls Shirts to Send to India
Shirts for Goa
Following our request last week for Old Owls Shirts for India we are delighted to announce that Owls fans donated a total of 71 shirts for Wednesdayite Mark Lomas to take on his trip to Goa.
We'd like to say a MASSIVE thank you to everyone who dropped off a Wednesday shirt at the Wednesdayite Car Park at the Tranmere Rovers games at Hillsborough on Monday 2nd Jan 2012. All of the shirts will be taken by Mark and his friends and given to locals in Goa.
Hirsty's Bar Strikers Night - Back Of The Net!
Over 270 Owls fans packed into the club's 1867 Lounge last Wednesday to enjoy our first Hirsty's Bar of the season - this one given over to the men at the sharp end, the gunslingers, the netbusters - the strikers. Host Hirsty was in great form as always, but was matched every step of the way by two other Owls legends in Rodger Wylde and Jack Whitham, not to mention the current goal king of Hillsborough, Gary Madine!
Hirsty's Bar Returns! - November First Wednesday Strikers' Night
One of the most popular events we've ever offered - and the funniest by a country mile - has been occasional evenings with the Owls' goalscoring legend and special SWFC guests. So we're delighted to announce that our next First Wednesday event of the season is the return of Hirsty's Bar!
And we've pulled out all the stops to bring you an absolute belter of a night, featuring no less than SIX Owls heroes, all of whom are loved for regularly hitting the back of the net in Wednesday colours. spanning five decades of goals, goals, goals!