Vanuatu Rugby League announce sponsors ahead of test match against Solomon Islands

20th October 2017, 16:34


Vanuatu Rugby League announce sponsors ahead of test match against Solomon Islands

On the eve of the historic Test Match vs the Solomon Islands in Honiara, Solomon Islands on Saturday 21st October 2017 the Pacific Advisory Vanuatu Rugby League team have been bolstered with Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsorship deals. Fr8 Logistics/DHL with a Gold Sponsorship, National Bank of Vanuatu as a Silver sponsor and Powerhouse Performance as a Bronze sponsor.

“The trio of returning sponsors rounds out our teams sponsors for 2017 alongside Platinum and naming right sponsor Pacific Advisory and Gold sponsor Holiday Inn” VRL President Tom Carlo put forward. “It’s great to see Fr8 Logistics/DHL, National Bank of Vanuatu and Powerhouse Performance return as our valued sponsors. It’s fantastic they’ve seen the value to reinvest in the Vanuatu Rugby League and we thank them for their continued support as without our sponsors we wouldn’t be in the Solomon Islands today preparing to play a Test Match on Saturday.”

The Gold sponsorship will see Fr8 Logistics/DHL feature on the back of the players jersey and polo shirts. The Silver sponsorship will see National Bank of Vanuatu feature on both sleeves of the players jersey and polo shirts. While the Bronze sponsorship will see Powerhouse Performance feature on the players shorts.

“The team has had a good preparation in Solomon Islands to date” commented Pacific Advisory Vanuatu Rugby League Board Member and Team Manager Ben Howard. “We’ve got great hosts in the Solomon Islands Rugby League who have gone above and beyond to ensure all our needs are met right from the arrival at the airport through to a welcome reception and everything in between. The team is ready and we’re looking forward to taking the field on Saturday in what should be a great contest.”

A range of player sponsorships to support the players to get to Solomon Islands are still available, please contact the VRL for more information

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Further Information or Quotes please contact:

Australia - Ben Howard (VRL Media Spokesperson): +61 414 775 703

Vanuatu – Glen Craig (VRL Board Member):+678 22404 or +678 5566 666

Vanuatu – Tom Carlo (VRL President): +678 555 0205