Sheffield Rugby Union Football Club gains new sponsor

28 February 2019

A leading Sheffield insolvency company has become the new sponsor of Sheffield RUFC.

Wilson Field, which has its headquarters in Sheffield, recently announced the new deal. 

Nick Wilson, Managing Director of Wilson Field said: “Sheffield RUFC has a long history and connection with the city. As a Sheffield-based company, we are proud to be associated with such a

local, iconic sporting institution.” 

Sheffield RUFC has over 20 teams ranging from different levels of ability, ladies and veterans teams as well as a number of youth and children’s teams. Their new sponsor, Wilson Field, is a firm of business specialists and licensed insolvency practitioners.

Edward Wade, Content Author & Technical SEO of Wilson Field, said: “We are very proud to be sponsoring the club, as it has such a prestigious history and currently has over 20 competing teams. We always want to engage with local businesses, charities and clubs, so we are delighted to be able to put our backing into the club this year.

“SRUFC have recently celebrated their centenary anniversary since they moved to Abbeydale Park and are pushing the development of their youth set up, in what should be a great year for the club and supporters.”

The rugby club was founded back in 1902 . After the Great War the club moved to its current location at Abbeydale Park in 1919.

Chairman of Sheffield RUFC, Andrew Langdale, said: “We are delighted to welcome Wilson Field as our main sponsors in this important year for the club. It is our centenary year since moving

to Abbeydale Park.

“This ties in with the upgrade of the clubhouse and the recent arrival of Omega at Abbeydale – providing superb catering and hospitality facilities.

“This is a vibrant club with a very bright future thanks in no small part to the support provided by local businesses like Wilson Field providing sponsorship.”

Andrew added: “As well as the senior teams, children of all ages and ability are encouraged to come and join us to take an active part in the game rugby. This support from local businesses is vital

to the club.

“It will allow us to encourage even more youngsters into the game through our youth set up.”


Written by Marta Flakiewicz

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