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Gilbert extend partnership with Rebels and Victoria Rugby Union

Gilbert Rugby News — Published on August 8 , 2014

Gilbert are delighted to announce an extension of its partnership with the RaboDirect Rebels and Victorian Rugby Union. This new agreement will see Gilbert become the official and exclusive Ball and Equipment supplier across all representative levels of Victorian Rugby for the foreseeable future.

Rob Clarke, RaboDirect Rebels CEO, said “Gilbert is widely recognised as one of the leading equipment brands throughout world rugby. Having the Victorian Rugby Union community and Rebels using Gilbert balls and equipment ensures our current and future Rebels are in safe hands, as Tony McGahan and the coaches look to expand the first class rugby program here in Melbourne.”

“Gilbert has been a great supporter of local rugby and we look forward to working with them to continue the growth of the game in Victoria.”

Gilbert Australia Brand Manager, Jon Clarke, said “We are delighted to be extending our partnership with the RaboDirect Rebels and the Victorian Rugby Union. The fact that they have chosen to appoint Gilbert as their exclusive equipment supplier is a testament to the performance of this new range of products which includes tackle bags, hit shields and post pads. We look forward to seeing the Rebels players using this equipment both during training and prior to home matches.”

This partnership, in conjunction with Gilbert’s agreements with Rugby World Cup 2015, Australian Rugby Union, SANZAR, Waratahs, Force, Reds and Brumbies further confirms Gilbert’s position as the brand of choice in the world of Rugby Union.

Attached Image: RaboDirect Rebels CEO Rob Clarke and Gilbert Australia Brand Manager Jon Clarke.

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For further information please contact Jon Clarke, Gilbert Australia Brand Manager jonclarke@gnsports.com

 

 

 

 

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