Allianz Northern Ireland

Allianz Announce Sponsorship of North Down Women’s Rugby

by Andrew Crowley | 1 min read

July 25th, 2018

Allianz are delighted to announce our sponsorship of North Down Women’s Rugby as they begin their journey as a newly formed team in the Ulster Rugby Women's Development League.

The newly formed North Down Women’s Rugby is an amalgamation of 3 teams from Ards, Bangor and Donaghdee and seeks to promote women’s Rugby in the North Down and Ards area.

Allianz’s support of sport in Northern Ireland also includes Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues, Allianz Cumann na mBunscol and sponsorship of Paralympic athletes Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop.

Damien O’Neill, Head of Marketing said:

We are delighted to support the women and men of North Down Women’s rugby as they embark upon their journey to compete in the Ulster Rugby Women's Development League. Allianz has been supporting communities for over 100 years so supporting these women makes sense for our business. We hope our support allows them to succeed, develop North Down Women’s Rugby and play to their fullest potential. We wish them well and look forward to playing a role in their development.

Gary Presho from North Down Women’s Rugby said:

The squad are really looking forward to finally playing regular competitive rugby and welcome the support Allianz are providing both; in relation to the new kit, which will be unveiled within the next few weeks; and with regard to the connections and publicity, they can provide. We look forward to working with Allianz over the course of the incoming season and are confident we will do them proud with respect to our performance on the pitch.

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