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Gilbert Rugby become Official Ball Supplier to Tasman RU

The Tasman Rugby Union and GILBERT are excited to announce a new and exciting partnership. This agreement will see GILBERT become the Official and Exclusive Ball Supplier across all levels of Tasman Rugby at club, school and representative levels.

Tasman Rugby Union Commercial & Marketing Manager Les Edwards said “Tasman is developing a proud history of producing quality rugby players through our schools and clubs and with the Tasman Mako. Our partnership with GILBERT will allow our players, from community to representative, the opportunity to play with the ball that is used at the highest-level around the world. We encourage our clubs and schools to support our partnership by using GILBERT for all of their ball requirements”.

GILBERT South Island Sales Manager, Regan Finch said, "We are thrilled to be partnering with the prestigious Tasman Rugby Union. The fact that another strong provincial Union has chosen to appoint GILBERT as their exclusive ball supplier is a testament to the quality and performance of our products. We look forward to an exciting future ahead with the Union”

This partnership, in conjunction with GILBERT’s agreements with Super Rugby, Auckland Rugby Union, North Harbour Rugby, Waikato Rugby Union, Hawkes Bay Rugby Union, Bay of Plenty Rugby Union, King Country Rugby Union, Canterbury Rugby Union, Wairarapa Bush Rugby Union, South Canterbury Rugby Union, North Otago Rugby Union, Otago Rugby Union and Southland Rugby Union further confirms GILBERT’s position as the brand of choice in the World of Rugby Union.

For further information please contact either Jon Clarke Commercial Manager GILBERT or Regan Finch GILBERT South Island Sales Manager