Wales

Welsh Pro12 rugby union team the Ospreys have secured a shirt sponsorship deal with construction company Morganstone.

Sports retail company JD Sports has agreed a deal with the Football Association of Wales (FAW) to become the new title sponsor of the Welsh Cup domestic club competition.

Betting company 12Bet has agreed a partnership with English Premier League football club Swansea City.

Football’s Welsh Premier League has signed up online betting company Dafabet as its new title sponsor.

Cardiff University has been announced as the title sponsor of the 2016 World Half Marathon Championships.

Insurance company Admiral has agreed a two-year extension to its status as the main sponsor of the Welsh Rugby Union.

Online gaming operator 888.com has struck a deal to become the title sponsor of the World Grand Prix, a new tournament organised and run by the World Snooker global governing body.

For this year’s rugby union autumn internationals, Sports Sponsorship Insider surveyed the sponsorship portfolios of the leading nations: Argentina, Australia, England, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa and Wales.

Wales Rugby League, the sport’s national governing body, has sealed a major sponsorship deal with betting company My Club Betting.

The Welsh Rugby Union has signed a four-year extension to its deal with specialist equipment supplier Rhino Rugby.

Welsh Pro12 rugby union club Ospreys has signed up airline CityJet as a commercial partner.

Welsh Pro 12 rugby union team the Scarlets have agreed an extended partnership with solar energy specialist Dragon Energy Solutions for the 2014-15 season.

The creation of a new European club rugby tournament and an increase in competition for qualification to the tournament from Pro12 clubs were driving factors behind an increase in the value of title sponsorship rights for rugby union’s Pro12 league.

Irish beer brand Guinness has been unveiled as the new title sponsor of the Pro12 European club rugby union tournament.

London-based tailor TM Lewin has reached a deal to become the official formalwear supplier to the Welsh Rugby Union through to March 2018.

The Welsh Rugby Union has announced banking group NatWest as sponsor for the return of the Wales Senior Trial match.

Welsh Pro 12 rugby union team the Scarlets has sealed a three-year kit manufacturing deal with Manchester-based rugby apparel company Kooga.