Etihad Airways to Sponsor Harlequins Big Game 5 Clash with London Irish

November 13, 2012

Harlequins have announced Etihad Airways will be the main sponsor for Big Game 5, the Aviva Premiership match which will be played at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday December 29th at 2.15pm.

The airline will receive full stadium branding at the 82,000 capacity stadium as well as additional promotional opportunities at the match.

Peter Baumgartner, Etihad Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, said: “Etihad Airways is tremendously proud of its partnership with Harlequins, with our logo being on the front of the team’s shirts since 2007. The Etihad Airways brand has a major presence at The Twickenham Stoop and we’re really excited to carry this over to Twickenham Stadium, the home of England rugby, for Big Game 5. The Big Game matches are a fantastic spectacle and are now a firm part of the festive sporting calendar and we look forward to another epic match this year.”

David Ellis, Harlequins Chief Executive added: “We are delighted to extend our relationship with Etihad Airways. They have been our lead club sponsor since 2007 and to have them on board for Big Game 5 is excellent. We look forward to working with our colleagues at the airline in the run up to this match, which is very important to us.”

London Irish will again provide the opposition after last featuring in Big Game 3