SKYCITY Remains Jersey Sponsor of NRL’s Vodafone Warriors

October 4, 2013

The Vodafone Warriors, medical also known as the New Zealand Warriors, prostate have extended their long-term partnership with SKYCITY who they have been associated with since 1988.

SKYCITY will continue to have its name emblazoned on the back of the Vodafone Warriors’ NRL jersey as well as being the venue for all major club events.

Over the past fortnight the Vodafone Warriors’ NRL and NYC awards dinners have been held in the SKYCITY Convention Centre and on Sunday Vodafone Warriors Simon Mannering, Thomas Leuluai and Ben Matulino will join members and fans when they gather at Sammy’s Place for a live screening of the Vodafone Junior Warriors’ NYC grand final against Penrith (5.45pm kick-off NZT) and the NRL premiership decider between the Sydney Roosters and Manly (9.15pm NZT).

SKYCITY CEO Nigel Morrison said SKYCITY was proud to be associated with first-class sport in New Zealand and one of the highlights of this was the company’s major partnership role with the Vodafone Warriors.

“At SKYCITY we are extremely proud of what we contribute in the way of community sponsorships, including our long-term association with the Vodafone Warriors,” he said.

“Not only are they extremely exciting to watch – keeping us on the edge of our seats each week – but they clearly value the support of their members, fans, local communities and sponsors and uphold great values year-in year-out.

“As a 13-year partner of the Vodafone Warriors, we have an excellent relationship with the team and their management. I would like to thank CEO Wayne Scurrah, the board, team management, coaching staff and players for what has been an extremely positive relationship. We look forward to the next two years.”

Scurrah said the Vodafone Warriors were thrilled to extend their relationship with SKYCITY.

“We’ve had a fantastic association with SKYCITY and really appreciate the level of commitment they continue to show us,” he said.

“It’s much more than a sponsorship; it’s a real partnership and friendship we have between us.

“It’s exciting for us being able to hold so many events at SKYCITY, Auckland’s home of entertainment. Not just our awards dinners and major announcements are held there but also our post-match functions, special members-only events, workshops with our sponsors and corporate members, away game functions and more.”