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Audenshaw Statues

 

Eric EvansEric Evans

1. Current Position

Manchester Road, Audenshaw

2. Date of unveiling

30 January 2009

3. Title

Eric Evans MBE

4. Name of Designer/Sculptor/Contractor

Artist: Peter Walker
Manufacturer: Castle Fine Arts

5. Members/Officers

The Leader of the Council, Jackie Lane (Project Head of Heritage & Tourism), Service Unit Manager (Arts & Events), Senior Arts & Events Manager

6. More Information

This sculpture pays tribute to an inspirational sportsman and local hero, Eric Evans MBE 1921-1991. Eric captained England for 13 international appearances, leading his team to win many victories from 1956-1958. Aldwinians Rugby Union Football Club was Eric's first club, where he played an important role for many years and was elected president from 1960-1966.
 

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