Hanley Energy sponsor Irish Cricket Team
Hanley Energy are to become the primary sponsor of the Irish Cricket Team until the end of 2015, Cricket Ireland have announced. The partnership, which takes immediate effect, means the Hanley Energy logo will now appear on the team playing kit for the remainder of 2015, including for the Hanley Energy Challenge against World Champions Australia on 27th August in Stormont.
Hanley Energy is delighted to be the headline sponsor for the hotly anticipated clash between Ireland and Australia and share in the global spotlight shining on Irish Cricket. This deal, with live broadcast coverage of the fixture and the continuous growth of the Cricket Ireland social media platform (which now has over 400,000 fans globally), reinforces Hanley Energy’s presence in Irish and international markets.
Commenting on the partnership Clive Gilmore, Hanley Energy CEO said:
“Hanley Energy is proud to announce its further commitment to Irish Cricket with this exclusive sponsorship deal, building on our support for the Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Series. We now look forward to another rewarding collaboration having being announced as the Official Sponsor of the Irish National Cricket Team. This synergy underlines our unyielding focus on excellence and in leveraging Cricket at global, national and local levels.
“Hanley Energy share Cricket Ireland’s passion for the development of the sport and are excited about the progress of the Irish team. Our feeling is that Ireland’s recent achievements and displays of world-class potential reflect our own ambitions and accomplishments – most recently, the opening of Ireland’s only Data Centre Research and Development Hub at our headquarters in County Meath.”
Cricket Ireland CEO Warren Deutrom also commented:
“We are delighted to deepen our relationship with Hanley Energy who have reinforced their commitment to Irish Cricket at all levels by taking the step up to become our team sponsor until the end of this year. Cricket Ireland are very impressed with the support we have received to-date from Hanley Energy with our Interprovincial-Series Partnership and the sponsorship of the Hanley Energy Challenge which will see the World Champions, Australia play us in Stormont on 27th August. Clive and his dedicated team have been working with us very closely behind the scenes and we are excited about the potential for us to grow this partnership together for the benefit of Irish cricket into the future.”
Ireland cricketers John Mooney and Kevin O’Brien outside Hanley Energy’s new Data Centre Research and Development Hub.