Easts Rugby Club is Proud to Announce a Landmark Agreement with Long Term Sponsor Societe Generale

Sydney - 24 March 2016 - In extending their Major Sponsorship of Eastern Suburbs District Union Football Club (ESDRUFC) for three more years, Societe Generale will now adorn the front of the historic ESDRUFC Jersey.

As a Major Sponsor of ESDRUFC, Societe Generale will continue to work with the club to develop its rugby program and foster local and international talent from entry to advanced levels. Societe Generale, in a new initiative, will also be Major Sponsor of the Junior Representative Program. The Societe Generale logo will be displayed on all goal posts and sideline stadium boards. With this partnership, Societe Generale will join a community with over 116 years of traditions and success.

President of ESDRUFC, John Murray said “Partnering with Societe Generale for another three years is something we are truly excited about, we look forward to working with them during what will undoubtedly be a great season and into the future.”

Societe Generale has built a long-term relationship with Rugby since 1987 and has since developed a fully fledged international partnership from grassroot to the highest level since 1991 with partnership of the Rugby World Cup. The values of Rugby and Societe Generale go hand in hand, as reflected in the Group’s “Building Team Spirit Together” corporate signature.

Toby Lawson, Managing Director and Head of Global Markets, Australia, Societe Generale said, “Societe Generale is delighted to extend its sponsorship of one of Australia’s most historic rugby clubs. We share common values of team spirit, commitment, innovation and responsibility. The sponsorship of ESDRUFC is a continuation of our long standing tradition of supporting rugby and will further raise the awareness of Societe Generale in the country”.

Marty Switzer, Vice President of ESDRUFC said, “This agreement exhibits the tremendous support that Societe Generale have for Rugby on both a local and global scale. We are proud to have Societe Generale as part of our rich 116 year history and look excitedly into the future with them as a major partner.

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