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Three Cheers for Marlow Braide

The aged, under 10s squad of children at Manchester Rugby are literally celebrating after they received new kits courtesy of the generous sponsorship by Edgeley-based solicitors Marlow Braide.  Pictured alongside is the boys cheering this kind gesture with Founder and Owner, Rachael Braide.

Adrian Stores, Head of Partnerships at the Club said: “Manchester Rugby Club is very grateful for the support and sponsorship Marlow Braide has provided the Club this Season. Rachael Braide has supported one of the younger age groups and through acknowledging the Mini and Junior section  maybe helped the next generation of Manchester Rugby Club Senior players and hopefully a few more Premiership and England Stars.”

Manchester Rugby Club is a club rich with tradition dating back to 1860. The support of Marlow Braide has enabled the traditional kit of the Club, cherry and white hoops, to be restored.  Manchester Rugby Club was honoured to have been named Rugby World Club of the Year.  It is the second oldest rugby union club in the World.  The strong community commitment is clear with teams from Under 7s to Senior Rugby, for men, women, girls and boys. The Club has the whole range of teams that not many clubs can boast. The Mini and Junior (M&J) section has recently produced some amazing talent with 4 Premiership rugby players (more than any other club in England) and 6 England players in the last 5 years.

Marlow Braide is a growing Stockport legal practice with a commitment to helping local community projects  Rachael a qualified solicitor since 1999 concentrates on personal injury, employment law, medical negligence and holiday claims. More details: www.marlowbraide.com

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Spotlight

For a change, I thought I’d share a profile of one of the sponsors that has supported a sporting organisation, which ACROBAT FCSM represents.  Riqueza has been this Season’s main shirt sponsor at Manchester Rugby Club.

“Riqueza Group believes in building lifelong relationships for wealth, health and happiness. So what does that mean? Let’s use Sport as a Sector for an example as to how Riqueza do their business!

As a member of The London Sporting Club in Mayfair, Riqueza has built a number of relationships with sports personalities past, present and future. Pictured are partners of Riqueza Neil Rustage and Carl Oates with their land, property client, Sam Allardyce. Sam has land and property in Moraira, Spain where Riqueza has an Office. The guys from Riqueza also have pride in their Brand Ambassador, Roy Evans (ex-Liverpool).

Riqueza sponsors and supports a number of non league sporting entities across the UK including Manchester Rugby Club and AFC Fylde of the Vanarama National League. One of the services it offers is to facilitate personal and professional insurances for the clubs across players, directors and supporters.

Riqueza enjoys some great relationships on a personal level across sport encompassing the media, the athletes themselves, agents and organisations. Riqueza’s partner Carl Oates was recently in a prominent photograph with Sky Sports News Presenter, Hayley McQueen, at The League Managers Awards dinner, one of footballs’ most prestigious annual events. Riqueza works closely with Van Rooyen in Warrington, Cheshire to provide high net worth sporting clients with luxury, prestige and elite cars from across the World on a leased and purchased basis.

So just a few anecdotes on what wealth, health and happiness means in collaboration.  In summary, if you’re in the market for luxury property, luxury cars or all encompassing personal and professional insurances to protect yourself, Riqueza would love to help. They can be contacted on: hello@riqueza.co or visit their website www.riqueza.co “

Get Your Kit On

Even choosing a kit shouldn’t be left to a whim.  It is another commercial discipline in running a sports enterprise, where ‘beauty parades’ and bench-marking are prudent.

We have been involved in several competitive tenders for kit suppliers, with that of Manchester Rugby Club the latest.

Following last season’s promotion, this Club is honoured to have been named recently Rugby World Club of the Year. It is the second oldest rugby union club in the World. A 24-acre site with a mix of sporting and social facilities. The Club has some amazing memorabilia that would be prime in any rugby exhibition. Why not see for yourself by visiting?

It thrives on its strong community commitment with teams from Under 7s to Senior Rugby, for men, women, girls and boys. The Club has the whole range of teams that not many clubs can boast.  The Mini and Junior (M&J) section has recently produced some amazing talent with 4 Premiership rugby players (more than any other club in England) and 6 England players in the last 5 years.

ACROBAT | FCSM approached ten suppliers and received ten tenders.  The quality was high and infact all were credible brands in the marketplace, though some more established in Northern Hemisphere than others, but all were suited.

The shortlisting was conducted in accordance with the Club and although two suppliers were favoured in terms of benefit-in-kind, quality, reliability and pricing – only one made the final cut and O’Neills were awarded a 3 year deal taking us to the end of the 2019/20 season.

O’Neills, combined leading edge sportswear design with competitive delivery times. It is Ireland’s leading sportswear manufacturer. A Company steeped in heritage like Manchester Rugby, it was founded in 1918, now trading as O’Neills International Sports Company Ltd and employing over 600 people.

Manchester Rugby Club is currently actively looking for sponsors and can offer both positions on shirts and partnership opportunities that can deliver tangible returns-on-investment.  Please contact Adrian Stores at manchesterrugby@acrobatfcsm.com for informal, no obligation communication on how working together can help a company or brand.

Fancy a flutter?

As you are aware there are some key sporting dates coming along in the Calendar, the Grand National on Saturday 8th April 2017 and the US Masters at Augusta starting on the 6th April 2017. These tend to be huge betting opportunities for sports fans and to give us some encouragement to recruit new members and generate good revenue from existing members we have created a special deal just for followers of Manchester Rugby Club.

For anybody to take up our free bet package (£30 gets you £30) from tomorrow morning to the 8th April, the start time of the Grand National, we will get a cash incentive of £20 cash to our Club which will be paid once the terms and conditions of the offer are delivered.

So you will appreciate now is the time to start recruiting new members especially at the busiest time of the betting calendar, just think 25 punters taking up this package would get our Club £500.

Fancy a flutter and help us out in the process? Plenty of people bet on these events and so now why not encourage them to use our Site www.manchesterrugby.bet.

Thank you for reading.