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Guinness Backing Munster

2nd September 2008 By Munster Rugby

Guinness Backing Munster

Guinness today announced a new partnership with Heineken Cup champions Munster, as well as the soon to be re-opened Thomond Park.

Today’s  announcement  of the partnership in  Limerick’s Clarion Hotel,  was attended by Munster players Paul O’Connell,  Jerry Flannery and Tony Buckley, as well as Munster  Rugby CEO Garrett Fitzgerald, Head  of Sponsorship for Diageo Ireland Michael  Whelan, and Ken O’Dea, Regional Manager Limerick for Diageo Ireland.

Commenting  on  the  new  sponsorship,  Michael  Whelan  said  Guinness was delighted to extend its support of Irish Rugby to include Munster, ?We  are  delighted  to broaden our long-running support for Irish Rugby to include both Munster Rugby and Thomond Park. Guinness and Munster Rugby are two  iconic  Irish  brands, with shared passion and pride in who we are and what  we do. We are really looking forward to working with Munster over the coming seasons. ?

Speaking  on  behalf  of  Munster  Rugby,  Garrett Fitzgerald said, ?We are delighted  to  welcome  Guinness on board as an Official Partner to Munster Rugby and Thomond Park.   We recognise the great support Guinness has shown for  the  game  of  rugby  in  Ireland  to date. We believe they will be an exciting  and  innovative  sponsor  of  Munster  Rugby  and look forward to working  with  them  closely  to  further enhance the Munster brand and the Munster experience for our fans.?




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