Sunday 22 October 2017

Grant Thornton renew stand deal

The Grant Thornton Seated Stand is the premier vantage point in the Sportsground, is in place for all of our home games, and offers a seated option for 290 supporters.
The Grant Thornton Seated Stand is the premier vantage point in the Sportsground, is in place for all of our home games, and offers a seated option for 290 supporters.

Ronan O'Brien

Connacht Rugby recently secured a new two-year extension with Grant Thornton, Ireland's fastest-growing professional services firm, for naming rights of the seated stand at the Sportsground in Galway.

The Grant Thornton Seated Stand is the premier vantage point in the Sportsground, is in place for all of our home games, and offers a seated option for 290 supporters.

Commenting on the partnership extension, Brian Mahony, head of commercial and marketing at Connacht Rugby, said he is delighted to renew the link between the two businesses.

"We are delighted that Grant Thornton are extending their partnership with Connacht Rugby and laying down deeper roots with the province.

"Grant Thornton have been outstanding in their own sphere in recent years and we're very confident that our partnership will ensure both parties continue to grow strongly in the years ahead."

Situated on the city side of the Sportsground, the Grant Thornton Seated Stand has proven a big hit with supporters and is sure to be packed for the key weeks ahead.

Commenting on the announcement, Aengus Burns, partner in Grant Thornton's Galway office, said the firm are delighted to give something back to the Connacht family.

"The development of Connacht Rugby in recent years has been phenomenal and we are delighted to continue supporting them as they go from strength to strength.

"Grant Thornton as a firm are committed to supporting and enriching the communities in which our offices are based. We strive to achieve this on both a local and national level and with Connacht Rugby covering both provincial and grassroots teams we see this as an important partnership. We're looking forward to many more great evenings in the Grant Thornton Seated Stand."

Irish Independent

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