M&S Food Announced As Official Supplier To Munster Women’s Squad
3rd May 2023 By The Editor
Munster Rugby are pleased to welcome Marks & Spencer as partners of our senior Women’s team, as part of their ‘Eat Well’ campaign.
The partnership was officially launched at Thomond Park by Munster Women’s captain Nicole Cronin and team-mates Chloe Pearse, Róisín Ormond, Claire Bennett and Stephanie Nunan.
As part of the sponsorship, M&S will be providing players with nutritious produce pre-match and during training throughout the 2023/2024 season. The partnership will also involve a collaborative programme of free educational online resources for people across Ireland to support healthy eating and living.
Commenting on the announcement, Eddie Murphy, Trading Director M&S Ireland said: “This is an exciting step for us at M&S – to work with and support such a talented group of athletes. We’re known for our quality at M&S, we are excited to partner with a team known for their quality on the pitch.
“Through our partnership with Munster Rugby, we want to help promote healthy eating and healthy choices at great value every day. Food fuels all of us, just as it fuels the Munster players. At M&S we are bringing more and more fresh, quality Irish products to our shelves every day. We’re working hard with our development team and suppliers to make sure we deliver on our commitment to sourcing the best food that Ireland has to offer. And by choosing produce with the Eat Well flower, you can be confident that you’re choosing healthy, nutritious and, delicious quality food.”
Also commenting on the launch, Munster Rugby Head of Commercial and Marketing Dave Kavanagh said: “We are delighted to be back in partnership with M&S Ireland, a hugely respected brand and household name.
“It’s even more exciting to launch this partnership exclusively with our Women’s squad, expanding to the wider community through some great healthy living and eating initiatives. We look forward to working with Eddie and the M&S team over the coming year.”
Eat Well is a health seal of approval found on thousands of M&S food products, making it easier to identify nutritional produce and make healthy shopping choices. Every product with the ‘Eat Well flower’ has a health benefit and supports a balanced diet.
Through the M&S Eat Well seal of approval and its partnership with the Munster Rugby Senior Women’s team, M&S Food aims to make families healthier for the next generation, promoting positive healthy eating messages in a way that’s engaging, relatable and drives change.
There are nearly 2000 Eat Well products across the Foodhall, to help you get the variety you need for a balanced diet. And the best bit about Eat Well? Because it’s M&S, you know whatever you choose will taste amazing, too.