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Australian Hockey League brings in presenting sponsor

Australian IT company Premier Technology Solutions has agreed a two-year deal to become the presenting sponsor of the Australian Hockey League under a wider deal with the Hockey Australia governing body.

The 2014 and 2015 editions of the men’s and women’s tournaments will be known as the Australian Hockey League powered by Premier Technology Solutions.

Premier Technology Solutions will also serve as Hockey Australia’s integrated IT partner under the agreement, the financial terms for which were not disclosed.

Cam Vale, Hockey Australia chief executive, said: “This marks the first time in more than a decade that the AHL will have a title sponsor and it’s a real boost for the sport that the Australian Hockey League will be powered by Premier Technology Solutions. Their experience in the IT industry and customer-focused solutions will help Hockey Australia continue to operate as a leading organisation in our industry.”

The men’s and women’s AHL tournaments get under way on October 4 in Adelaide and Brisbane respectively this year, concluding on October 11.