Celebration time for blades and owls ... but heartache for eagles

JP CUP ,''Rotherham  Utd  vs Sheffield United ''Utd,s Ched Evans' Celebrates after scoring the Blades 2nd and Match winning goal
JP CUP ,''Rotherham Utd vs Sheffield United ''Utd,s Ched Evans' Celebrates after scoring the Blades 2nd and Match winning goal

A picture’s worth a thousand words and that’s certainly the case for the contrasting fortunes of Wednesday, United and Eagles.

Despair is etched in the faces of Sheffield Eagles duo Quentin Laulu-Togagae and Peter Green after their first Championship Grand Final ended in a heartbreaking 40-4 defeat against Featherstone Rovers.

Hartlepool Utd v Sheffield Wednesday.......Owls goalscorer Reda Johnson celebrates with Owls fans and team-mate Ben Marshall

Hartlepool Utd v Sheffield Wednesday.......Owls goalscorer Reda Johnson celebrates with Owls fans and team-mate Ben Marshall

In contrast, the Blades had that feelgood factor after Ched Evans had scored their match-winning goal in the JP Trophy win over derby rivals Rotherham United at Don Valley while Reda Johnson celebrated in style with fans and team-mate Ben Marshall after his goal gave the Owls a 1-0 win at Hartlepool.

Shffield Eagles v Featherstone Rovers.....dejected eagles players

Shffield Eagles v Featherstone Rovers.....dejected eagles players