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UK Armed Forces Rugby to be sponsored by Vodafone

Cynera Rodricks
October 3, 2022

Vodafone is to sponsor UK Armed Forces Rugby Union (UKAF). The UKAF Rugby Union is a combined team of the best players and support staff from the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force.

Vodafone will supply new kits and give teams the chance to compete internationally. Additionally, it will allow UKAF Rugby to add Men’s & Women’s Rugby Sevens and Veterans to its roster of teams. They will also be invited to take part in the Rugby World Cup for men and women as well as the International Defence Rugby Competitions (IDRC), a competition for military rugby teams.

On October 11, Vodafone will be shirt sponsor for UKAF Women’s Rugby tour to Auckland, New Zealand for the inaugural Women’s International Defence Rugby Competition against Australian Defence Force.

Steve Knibbs, Head of Business Security at Vodafone: “We have a long heritage of supporting both UK sport and the Armed Forces, so it is great to be able to bring the two together.”

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