South Wales Scorpions Announce New Shirt Sponsor & Kit Supplier

February 28, 2013

Rugby League team, South Wales Scorpions have announced that their new kit has been produced by Kooga and that APRIL UK, one of the leading providers of Health Insurance Policies in the UK, will be their new main shirt sponsor for the 2013 season.

April UK has an increasingly growing presence in Rugby League and currently offer solutions and services to 12 Super League clubs and a number of Championship Clubs.

The company were established in 1997 and has gained a strong reputation for creating essential and innovative health insurance solutions. In 2008, APRIL UK joined the internationally recognised APRIL Group who have a market value in excess of £776 million, operate in more than 37 countries and look after around six million policyholders worldwide.

APRIL UK’s Head of Sports, Anthony Muckell said: “We have worked closely with the South Wales Scorpions for the last couple of years supplying them with their medical insurance services and we are delighted to have taken a further step in the partnership to become their major shirt sponsors for the 2013 season. The Scorpions are an ambitious club with a big community spirit and we are delighted to be associated with them.”

South Wales Scorpions chairman Phil Davies said: “We have always been very impressed with April UK and the excellent work they do in the whole of the Rugby League community. We are delighted that they will be our major shirt sponsors for 2013 and we look forward to a long and fruitful partnership.

“We are pleased that Kooga will be producing the shirts. They did an outstanding job for Neath rugby union this year and their service was always top class, so we had no hesitation in bringing them into the Scorpions too.

“Our dealings with them have been smooth and professional throughout and I have no hesitation in recommending them to all other rugby clubs for their kit requirements.

“We’d also like to thank Blancos Hotel in Port Talbot, Paul James Builders, Fare Deal Entertainments and Moderncare Ltd for continuing their support of the Scorpions and being subsidiary shirt sponsors for 2013.”