Wednesday 22 November 2017

Royals close on new sponsor

Meath have moved closer to securing a sponsor for the season and hope to be in a position to unveil a new partner next week, WRITES COLM KEYS.

The Royal County's jerseys will bear the name of their previous sponsor, Menolly Group, in their NFL Div 2 opener against Armagh on Saturday night.

House-builders Menolly Group withdrew from a lucrative sponsorship deal -- thought to be worth E250,000 per annum -- before Christmas, midway through a three-year term.

County Board chairman Barney Allen, though, is confident that a replacement will soon be found.

"We have been in talks with a number of potential sponsors," said Allen, who thinks a deal will be completed within a two-week time frame.

Irish Independent

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