The new Westmeath GAA jersey sponsored by the Renault Group was unveiled in Mullingar. Players for the senior football and hurling teams gathered at P. O’Brien’s Renault Mullingar to showcase the new jersey, which for the first time in the history of the county has two brand logos, Renault on the front and Dacia over the number on the back.The sponsorship announcement, made in early January is for the next three years, and will see The Renault Group in association with P. O’Brien Renault in Mullingar and Sean White Car Sales in Athlone as the main county sponsor for the football and hurling teams from minor to senior level.
Senior county footballers including Dessie Dolan, John Heslin, Paul Sharry and Denis Glennon joined senior county hurlers Eoin Price, Niall O’Brien and Derek McNicholas for the launch of the new jersey and were joined by Lynne Boucher, Marketing Manager; Paddy Magee, Country Operations Manager; Kevin Troy, Sales & Network Manager, Renault Group and Ciaran O Brien, Dealer Principle, P. O’ Brien Mullingar and Sean White, Dealer Principle, Sean White Car Sales Athlone.
The three year sponsorship will cover the county’s minor, U21 and Senior Hurling and Football teams and will include the provision of kit and team vehicles.
Patrick Magee, Country Operations Manager, Renault Ireland:“We are delighted to be in Mullingar for the unveiling of the new Westmeath county jersey and wish the teams all the best in the coming seasons. Our two established dealers O’Brien’s in Mullingar and Sean Whites in Athlone will work together with the local county board to ensure the success of the sponsorship. Both Renault and Dacia have been preforming very well in Westmeath in 2013 and since the start of the new year and we hope that this success will extend to the county teams!”.
Sean Sheridan, Chairman, Westmeath GAA: “Westmeath GAA is very proud to be associated with the Renault Group. We are delighted that a global brand through its local dealerships has come on board to support our teams and we feel it is a very positive step forward for Westmeath football and hurling. It gives us a great boost at the start of a new season and we are now looking forward to a successful three years ahead.”