Sponsor for a Day shortlist announcement
Five companies in Leinster have been shortlisted for the Bank of Ireland 'Sponsor for a Day' competition.
The competition offers SMEs throughout Ireland the opportunity to sponsor the Leinster rugby team for a day, by winning the right to have their company logo displayed on the players' jerseys, during a high-profile European Rugby Champions Cup match in front of live and TV audiences.
The competition is valued at €50,000, with one lucky company winning from Leinster and another in Munster.
The full prize includes - the winners company logo on the front of the players jerseys; pitch signage, corporate hospitality for 10 guests; match programme advert; photographs with the team, promotion for the winning businesses from Bank of Ireland, Leinster Rugby and RTE Radio One on the Ray D'Arcy Show. The selected game will take place over the third weekend in January 2016 when Leinster take on Bath in the RDS.
The panel of judges who selected the five shortlisted companies include: Declan Galvin, Head of Small Business at Bank of Ireland, Jamie Heaslip from Leinster Rugby and Peter O'Mahony from Munster Rugby.
The five companies shortlisted to sponsor the Leinster Rugby team are Pure Bred Gluten Free from Tullamore in Offaly, Adam & Friends from Dundrum in Dublin, Laundrie from Grand Canal Square in Dublin, Acutrace from Clondalkin in Dublin and Mr Jeffares Blackcurrants from Drinagh in Wexford.
The competition is now open to a public to vote on www.bankofireland.com/sponsorforaday for the companies that will sponsor the Leinster rugby team.
Voting will close on Sunday November 29 and the winners of the Leinster prize will be announced on Monday December 1.