Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU)

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) is searching for a new sponsor for its autumn internationals with Irish stout brand Guinness not continuing its sponsorship of the series of matches, ending its backing…

Opel Ireland, the Irish division of the Opel car brand, has agreed a three-year sponsorship of the Irish Rugby Football Union spanning both the men’s and women’s international teams.

A year like no other saw the 2020 Six Nations paused in March and not resumed until the start of the 2020-21 season in October

Faced with a Covid-enforced shutdown of Irish rugby in spring 2020, Irish Rugby Football Union sponsor Energia pivoted activation of its title sponsorship of the All-Ireland League Awards to an online campaign and ceremony.

Launched ahead of Ireland’s 2019 Guinness Six Nations defence and running through to the autumn Rugby World Cup in Japan, the multi-phase ‘Everyone In’ campaign was the latest iteration of Vodafone’s Ireland’s long running ‘Team of Us’ Irish rugby activation.

In the lead-up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the IRFU’s principal partner activated via a unique rugby ball that linked the fans at home to the players in Japan.

The Irish Rugby Football Union has extended its contract with kit supplier Canterbury as the brand looks to retain its presence across major rugby events

Dove Men+Care used its rights in deals with the British and Irish rugby unions to create a combined campaign that ran from the 2019 Rugby World Cup to the 2020 Six Nations.

In 2019-20, SportBusiness Sponsorship estimates that brands are spending about €129.3m ($142.5m) across the Six Nations and its constituent national rugby unions, in 131 deals.

The English Rugby Football Union and Irish Rugby Football Union have extended partnerships with Champagne Bollinger and professional services group PwC, respectively

Telecommunications Vodafone has renewed its main sponsorship deal with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), the governing body of rugby union in Ireland

The Irish Rugby Football Union has ended its search for a title sponsor for the domestic All-Ireland League after electricity and gas supply company Energia agreed a five-season deal to back both the men’s a…

The UK’s exit from the European Union may pose legal hurdles for sports sponsorship deals that cover both the UK and Ireland, according to a new report from LawinSport.

The Irish Rugby Football Union has renewed its sponsorship agreement with domestic airline Aer Lingus

PROJECT DETAILS Sponsorship Title: Gillette – Official Sponsor & male grooming supplier of The British & Irish Lions 2017 Tour to New Zealand

UK insurance brand Aviva has shifted its strategy from brand awareness to fan engagement in its renewal as naming rights partner of the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Insurance company Aviva has taken up its option to extend its deal with the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Rugby Football Union for the naming rights to the Aviva Stadium in Dublin for a further five years.