Press release from Irish Touch Rugby Association
Ireland Touch head to the 2019 Touch Rugby World Cup in Malaysia with Harvey Norman as Official sponsorship partners.
ITA President Aidan Sweeney welcomed Harvey Norman as the Official Sponsorship Partner of the Ireland Touch Association, with an emphasis on women in the sport. He thanked Katie Paige, Harvey Norman CEO for her willingness to endorse the participation of the five Ireland teams including two mixed teams in the Touch World Cup in Malaysia in April. He also welcome Peter Hearn Harvey Norman Ireland CEO to the jersey presentation.
Playing in mixed teams will allow the Ireland female representatives gain the experience of participating at the highest level in a World cup promoting an inclusive environment in sport and will give an opportunity for them to present themselves as role models for upcoming players and to show aspiring young players what they can achieve in sport.
The five Ireland teams were presented with their jerseys at a ceremony in the Aviva Stadium on April 18th. With the squads departing for Kuala Lumpur on April 24th and the World Cup starts April 28th 2019.
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