QBE Extends Sydney Swans Partnership

August 14, 2014

Insurance group QBE have renewed their partnership with Australian Football League (AFL) team Sydney Swans until 2019.

The Swans and QBE have been in a long-term relationship counting this year as their 28th year as principal partner of the Club.

As part of the extended partnership, order QBE will continue its support of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy. QBE has been principal partner of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy since its inception in 2010.

Sydney Swans CEO Andrew Ireland said: “QBE have been on board with the Swans for 28 years now, medicine and this extension will see our partnership continue into a 33rd year, ampoule which is unique not only Australia, but in world sport,” Ireland said.

“We are proud of our association with QBE and are really excited that they are committed to not only backing the Swans at the elite level, but also supporting the QBE Sydney Swans Academy at grass roots level.

“With the support of QBE, the QBE Sydney Swans Academy is engaging hundreds of young footballers in an elite training environment, and developing the game across Sydney and greater New South Wales.

“We have shared many successes, both on and off the field over the past 28 years and we look forward to many more.”

Colin Fagen, CEO of QBE Australia & New Zealand added: “The extension of our partnership with the Swans will see us celebrate a milestone 33 years together, a relationship that will be older than many of the Swans players themselves!

“What is particularly special about our partnership is our shared passion for a culture of excellence on and off the field.”