Gilbert Renews Sponsorship’s with Emirates Western Force & RugbyWA

December 5, 2012

Rugby brand, Gilbert has extended it’s sponsorship of Emirates Western Force and RugbyWA for the 2013 Super Rugby season.

The new agreement will see Gilbert become the official and exclusive ball and equipment supplier across all representative levels of RugbyWA for the 2013 and 2014 seasons.

Emirates Western Force Head Coach Michael Foley commented on the partnership: “Gilbert is synonymous with rugby and widely recognised as the number one football brand in the code.”

“We’ve set high standards as a team and one element essential to attaining those standards is ensuring we create the right type of training environment. We see Gilbert equipment as an integral part of any high performance program.”

“We’re pleased that all representative players throughout Western Australia will have access to Gilbert balls and equipment throughout the year which are important tools in their development as rugby players.”

Gilbert Brand Manager Jon Clarke said Gilbert, added: “We’re delighted to extend our partnership with RugbyWA and the Emirates Western Force,” he said. “With a new coaching staff and playing group in 2013, we’re confident that the Emirates Western Force is entering a strong period for the club and to be associated with that is really exciting.

“The fact that RugbyWA has chosen Gilbert as their exclusive equipment supplier is a testament to the performance of this new range of products, including tackle bags, hit shields and post pads.

“We can’t wait to see the Force training with Gilbert equipment this season and we’re looking forward to it playing a part in their success in 2013 and beyond.”

Gilbert’s partnerships with Rugby World Cup 2015, the Australian Rugby Union and SANZAR confirms Gilbert’s position as the brand of choice in the world of rugby union.