In a major boost ahead of the start of the 2021 Super Rugby AU season, NSW Waratahs are proud to sign Santos Ltd, as a platinum partner for the next three seasons.
Santos Ltd will join the Waratahs partnership stable, in a deal which covers NSW Waratahs, NSWRU Regional Development Officers and NSW Country Rugby Union.
The news comes following the announcement of Santos’ support of the upcoming Santos Festival of Rugby in February in Narrabri, in which the NSW Waratahs and Queensland Reds will face off as part of Super Rugby AU pre-season match in addition to the Australia Rugby Sevens Olympic selection and junior coaching clinics that will also be held.
NSW Rugby CEO Paul Doorn said Santos’ support will extend across multiple areas of the sport and is an exciting addition for the NSW Waratahs ahead of season 2021.
“Santos’ are a great supporter of rugby in Australia and we are thrilled to welcome them as a platinum partner in New South Wales,” said Doorn.
“Their support will extend beyond our NSW Waratahs with the three year deal also providing a boost to our Regional Development Officers and NSW Country Rugby Union.
“Santos are pioneers of Australian Energy, and to have an organisation of their calibre on board is a great boost for our sport.
Santos will receive branding recognition on NSW Waratahs 2021 playing jersey, as well as recognition on country rugby representative jerseys and Development Officer kit.
Santos Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Gallagher said Santos had long been a supporter of grassroots rugby teams and competitions across Queensland and New South Wales.
“Sport brings communities together, promotes healthy living and alleviates the social isolation that many have experienced through COVID-19 and often experience in rural and remote areas,” Mr Gallagher said.
To find out more about Santos head to https://www.santos.com/