The sponsorship package includes the Munster Schools and Youths Provincial teams as well as the Munster Schools Cups (Senior and Junior) and Munster Youths Cup (Club). Glanbia will also provide nutritious dairy options to the Munster Senior team.
Speaking at the launch, Niall O Driscoll, Munster Branch President said, " We are delighted to welcome on board an Irish international food company like Glanbia to sponsor two of the most important areas for the development of Munster Rugby namely Schools and Youths."
The sponsorship is for the season 2004 / 2005 with a review and two year option at the end of year one in May 2005. Munster will use the Avonmore Super Milk logo on both the Munster Schools and Youths team jerseys with the Munster Schools Cups known as the Avonmore Super Milk Senior Cup, the Avonmore Super Milk Junior Cup and the Avonmore Super Milk Youths Cup.
Speaking on behalf of the sponsors, Eoin Doyle, Commercial Director, Glanbia Foods said, " We at Glanbia are delighted to be associated with Munster Rugby who have been fantastic ambassadors not alone for Rugby in Ireland but for all of Irish sport.
As a pure food company with a wide range of dairy products we believe our involvement with both schools and youths rugby in the province is an ideal mix. We hope that today marks the start of a long association between Glanbia and Munster Rugby".