Gilbert Rugby continue their partnership with Northumberland RFU

Gilbert Rugby continue their partnership with Northumberland RFU

Gilbert Rugby are delighted and proud to announce the renewed partnership agreement with Northumberland RFU which will see the brand continue to supply match kit, associated apparel and equipment to the County.

Gilbert Rugby Head of UK Sales, Luke Gray, said “We are delighted Northumberland have re-signed. In any partnership it is important that values are aligned and as a family run company, steeped in history, we share many common traits with Northumberland RFU. We look forward to supporting the growth of rugby across all levels which we hope will result in the long term development of the game across the region”.

Northumberland Director of Communications, Marketing and Sponsorship, Dean Gray, added “Northumberland are delighted to have Gilbert as a partner and kit supplier. The relationship we enjoy with our Account Manager, Dave Pennett, is a close one, with Dave going over and beyond the call of duty on more than one occasion to accommodate us. The quality of what is supplied is second to none and the service levels generally of the highest standard. We were very happy with the terms we secured when renegotiating our contract post Covid and expect to increase our revenue stream in partnership with Gilbert substantially over the medium to longer term since launching the Gilbert on-line shop.”

Gilbert Rugby have been at the forefront of the sport since its inception 200 years ago. The brand will be more visible than ever in 2023 as they celebrate their bicentenary, and will provide the match balls for the Rugby World Cup in France this autumn. As a long term ball and equipment partner to the RFU, Gilbert has never been more proud when these partnerships extend in to the heart of grass roots and domestic rugby.

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