Shannon Company, CelgenTek to sponsor Munster Rugby Team in Bank of Ireland’s Sponsor for a Day Competition

Pictured with Munster rugby players David Kilcoyne, Conor Murray and Ronan O’Mahony are (l-r) Pierse Danagher and Dr. Gerard Insley from CelgenTek Limited, which was named Bank of Ireland’s ‘Sponsor for a Day’ 2016 Munster winner. As part of the prize worth c. €50,000 CelgenTek will have its branding emblazoned on the Munster team jerseys for the European Rugby Champions Cup game against Stade Francais in Thomand Park on Saturday, 16 January 2016. The game will be broadcast live on SKY.

Bank of Ireland’s Munster ‘Sponsor for a Day’ winners CelgenTek will have their branding emblazoned on the Munster rugby team’s jersey for their European Rugby Champions Cup game against Stade Francais on Saturday, 16 January 2016. This is the third year of the competition, which was open to businesses across Ireland. The game will be broadcast live on SKY from Thomond Park. The total value of the prize is c. €50,000.

Founded in May 2014, CelgenTek is an international orthopaedics company based in Shannon, Co. Clare, focused on developing, manufacturing and delivering simple, targeted and effective products that ensure better outcomes in patients with compromised bone. Through collaboration with experts in new technology development and clinical practice, CelgenTek is committed to improving surgical outcomes through proven innovative and cost efficient product design and technologies. Supported by evidence based research and driven by an experienced and knowledgeable team, CelgenTek is committed to being the trusted partner of choice for healthcare professionals and stakeholders whilst improving the quality of patient’s lives.

Commenting on the prize Dr. Gerard Insley, Chief Scientific Officer, at CelgenTek Limited said “Having our company logo on the Munster jersey, on show in Thomand Park and around the world, is a very exciting prospect. CelgenTek is proud to be associated with the excellence that is Munster Rugby, which encompasses the value of hard work, dedication and going the extra mile for the win. We would like to thank Bank of Ireland, Munster Rugby, The Ray D’Arcy Show and importantly everyone who took the time to vote for us for giving us this unique opportunity to help us grow our brand awareness.”

Declan Galvin, Head of Small Business at Bank of Ireland said “The Sponsor for a Day competition provides massive brand exposure which will help to enhance awareness of CelegenTek’s product offerings on an international stage.  Now in its third year, the competition continues to grow and we received a very high number of entries from companies across all industries, showing that entrepreneurial Ireland is really thriving.  I congratulate CelgenTek and I know that they will benefit significantly from the initiative.”

The full ‘Sponsor for a Day’ €50,000 prize includes – the winners company logo on the front of the jerseys; pitch signage, corporate hospitality for ten guests; match programme advert; photographs with the team, promotion for your business from Bank of Ireland, Leinster Rugby and Munster Rugby.

You can follow the campaign on the Bank’s Twitter handle @BOIBusiness with the hashtag #sponsorforaday.

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