SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
Thank you to all of our sponsors and partners for supporting Scottish Rugby at all levels of the game.
SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
Principal Partner of Scottish Rugby
Official kit supplier to the Scotland team
Macron is an Italian Company based in Bologna and remains the European leader in the production of a unique and tailor-made active sportswear. Founded in 1971, the company initially produced sportswear for major Italian and international brands.
In 1997, Macron began developing its own label and taking on the conception, design, prototyping and marketing of hi-tech apparel for football, basketball, volleyball and baseball for amateur and professional clubs around the world. Now Macron operates in three main business areas:
Teamwear: apparel and accessories for professional and amateur teams (rugby, football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, handball, five a side football, running).
Merchandising: official team kits, free time apparel and accessories for the supporters of Macron’s Sponsored Clubs.
Leisurewear: sports inspired apparel for those who want to wear Macron off the field.
Macron owes its success to the quality of the products, the high standard of service and to the ability of best interpreting the athletes technical and physical needs.
The Peter Vardy Group is a Scottish family run automotive business, consisting of a Motor Retailer with 14 dealerships, CarMoney online finance broker and SilverBullet a software provider for the automotive industry. The Groups just cause is “We Sell to Give” and 10% of the groups annual profits go directly to the Peter Vardy Foundation which support children and young people across the UK and worldwide. Peter Vardy started the business in 2006 keen to continue the Vardy family tradition of being at the forefront of innovation in the motor industry, something his grandfather and father successful achieved with Reg Vardy. The groups aim to be the Best Place to Work and the Best Place to Buy, whilst committing fully to their Giving Back programme.
The Vardy family have been long been supporters of Scottish Rugby and believe the two are aligned on the core values of their organisations, and are therefore proud to be the Official Principal Partner.
Official soft drink partner of Scottish Rugby
A.G. Barr is a branded soft drinks business making, marketing and selling some of the UK’s best loved soft drinks brands. We have been investing in and building our brands for over 100 years and continue to develop our business to meet consumers’ continually evolving needs.
The Scotland national team, Scotland 7s team and the country’s two professional clubs, Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby will be supported by A.G. Barr’s range of brands, including IRN-BRU, Scotland’s favourite soft drink, Strathmore spring water and Barr Cola.
The players will be hydrated by Strathmore water and rugby fans will also be able to enjoy the full range of A.G. Barr brands at all matches at BT Murrayfield and Scotstoun Stadium.
Saltire Energy is the leading specialist in oilfield equipment rental to the global energy sector. Founded by Mike Loggie in 1986 and head-quartered in Aberdeen, continuous investment in state-of-the-art facilities and innovative product lines has seen the company grow to service worldwide operations for global operators.
As an official partner of Scottish Rugby, Saltire Energy’s story and journey mirror those of many of the young, aspiring people who take part in the Scottish Rugby youth programmes and initiatives. Saltire Energy takes huge pride in supporting the SRU, whose core values of respect, leadership, achievement, engagement and enjoyment are fundamental to all that it stands for.
Located on the banks of Loch Lomond, Cameron House is widely regarded as one of Scotland’s finest five-star luxury resorts. Situated where the highlands meet the lowlands, yet only a short drive from Glasgow, the resort is an escape from everyday life; hidden, exclusive yet accessible. Home to a world-class spa with rooftop infinity pool, 18-hole championship golf course, five-star accommodation, impressive restaurants and a range of exhilarating outdoor activities.
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Clarity Sports are a leading travel provider, covering team and business travel for some of the world’s leading sporting organisations, as well as their supporter travel packages, delivered by their consumer arm, Sportsbreaks.com.
Official supplier of personal grooming products to Scottish Rugby
Dove Men+Care is proud to be an official partner of Scottish Rugby, and has supplied the union and players with personal grooming products since the start of the 2012/13 season.
The level of preparation required by the players should be reflected in their daily routines. Dove Men+Care is a range of anti-perspirant deodorants, shower gels and face care products, specially formulated for men to deliver high performance and superior skin care.
Dove Men+Care looks forward to celebrating and sharing in the passion of Scottish rugby and its fans.
Official Groundcare Machinery Supplier to Scottish Rugby
Official sponsors of the Scottish Rugby Academy
Fosroc is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of high performance chemicals for the construction industry, with a particular focus on concrete and cement. A British heritage brand, Fosroc began trading over 80 years ago and has become the go-to name for construction companies, offering a wide range of products and solutions.
Serving customers across a broad range of market segments including transport, utilities and industrial, Fosroc has an extensive network of offices and manufacturing locations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India, as well as north, south and east Asia, with distributor representation across many other regions.
Fosroc are proud to be the naming sponsor of the Scottish Rugby Academy and to have a branding presence on the shirts of the Scotland U18 and U20 squads. The new partnership will see Fosroc providing support to grass roots rugby in Scotland for years to come.
Official stewarding partner to Scottish Rugby, Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors and Official partner of Game On
G4S UK is proud to sponsor Game On Scotland which is a rugby and employability programme which was established in 2013. Game on is designed to use rugby as a vehicle and context for helping young people develop and gain the skills, qualifications, behaviours and experience required to make a positive progression into education, training or employment. Through Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors Game On development officers, G4S will provide participants on the courses with invaluable training on CV writing and preparation as well as interview techniques and work experience.
Both G4S and Scottish Rugby firmly believe that sport can play a powerful role in being the catalyst to improving the quality of life for young people in communities across Scotland. Rugby can offer youngsters potentially life-changing opportunities to enhance their education and skills; improve their confidence, health and wellbeing; develop respect for themselves and others; and build stronger communities.
Official Ball Partner
Trusted by the global rugby family to provide the best innovative products & support to enable players to perform to their full potential, Gilbert have been a proud partner of the Scottish Rugby Union for over 25 years. World renowned for producing the best balls in world rugby, Gilbert support Scottish Rugby from the grassroots game to the Internationals played on the hallowed BT Murrayfield turf.
Celebrate Scottish Rugby with GUINNESS at BT Murrayfield
If you are looking for a great meeting place pre and post-match at BT Murrayfield during this year’s NatWest 6 Nations then make your way to the GUINNESS Inflatable Pint in the West Fan Village. GUINNESS have teamed up with Scottish Rugby to provide a unique GUINNESS bar experience and pre-match entertainment that includes live music, a Q&A session with a Scotland Rugby legend and current Scotland player.
On arrival to BT Murrayfield why not head straight to the GUINNESS Inflatable Pint, located opposite in the West Fan Village of the stadium and open three hours before kick-off, where you will be able to enjoy a pint of the black stuff inside the unique and eye-catching GUINNESS structure.
Preferred Isotonic Sports Drink Partner of Scottish Rugby
iPRO is fast becoming the leading supplier of Healthy Hydration Drinks to the world of sport, health and wellbeing. Packed with vitamins, minerals and electrolytes, containing no artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners, iPRO is available in four delicious flavours; Berry Mix, Orange & Pineapple, Citrus Blend and Mango – sweetened with natural Stevia.
Partnerships within sport and continued endorsements from nutritionists and sports performance coaches are testimony to iPRO’s ability to deliver quality hydration and aid recovery to consumers.
Royal Bank of Scotland
Royal Bank of Scotland has long been a supporter of rugby right across Scotland, and we’re delighted to be one of Scottish Rugby’s longest term partners. Every year we help Scottish clubs connect with their local communities through Royal Bank RugbyForce, and our customers benefit from special access to tickets and special experiences getting them closer to the game.
Find out more about Royal Bank RugbyForce here
Customers of Royal Bank can sign up for chances to win tickets and more here
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SmilePlus Dental Care
Official Dentist and Mouthguard Provider of Scottish Rugby and Edinburgh Rugby
SmilePlus Dental Care, the official dentists to the Scottish rugby team, offers the highest standard of dental care for the whole family, as well as adult tooth straightening, including the popular Invisalign, dental implants, cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetic treatments.
In addition, as experts in sports dentistry, GRIT Mouthguards
SP Energy Networks
Official Partner of Scottish Rugby
Spire Murrayfield Hospital
Official Healthcare Partner of Scottish Rugby
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals are proud to be the Official Healthcare Partner for both Scotland and Edinburgh rugby, working in partnership with over 270 experienced consultants they provide the country’s top rugby players with outpatient consultations, imaging, and surgical treatments. They are the leading private healthcare provider in Edinburgh and the East of Scotland. Continually investing in their people and the latest technologies, last year they treated over 36,000 patients.
Hospital director of Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Ken Hay added: “Providing healthcare to the country’s elite sportsmen is a real privilege. Our approach to their care is exactly the same as we offer to all our patients – exceptional surgeons, caring nursing staff and pioneering technology”.
Sportscotland is the national agency for sport. We are the lead agency for the development of sport and we have a clear focus on developing and supporting a world class sporting system in Scotland. Ultimately, we see a Scotland where sport is a way of life. In everything we do we act in the best interests of Scottish sport – putting sport first.
Official beer of Scottish Rugby
Tennent’s Lager has been a long-standing supporter of Scottish sport, music and culture and been involved with Scottish Rugby for many years now. Tennent’s Lager will be backing the team throughout the NatWest 6 Nations Championship and the Autumn Tests at the Tennent’s Lager Up and Under Bar at BT Murrayfield. We will also be enhancing the match day experience for fans in and around the stadium and across social media.
On arrival at BT Murrayfield, head straight for the Tennent’s Lager Up & Under bar, located on the first floor, in the south west of the stadium, serving pints of Tennent’s Lager, Caledonia Best and Magners Cider, as well as a range of non-alcoholic drinks. Here you will be welcomed to soak up the pre match atmosphere with entertainment that includes live music from house band The Caledonians and a Q&A session with current Scotland player(s).
Official Formalwear Partner
Walker Slater, in conjunction with Harris Tweed Hebrides, is the Official Formalwear Partner for the next two seasons.
Walker Slater have designed a bespoke Scottish Rugby collection in both men’s and women’s garments as well as a range of accessories.
Supporters will be able to purchase these at Walker Slater stores in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London and online at www.walkerslater.com.
Born in 2010, Edinburgh Gin is distilled in the heart of Scotland’s capital city.
Taking inspiration from the wonder-filled city that is their name’s sake – a captivating city of contrasts and harmony that blends historic tradition with contemporary creativity, city pride with world citizenship, nature and the urban environment.
Edinburgh Gin are an official supplier of Scottish Rugby and you can purchase a range of their ready to drink products on matchday at BT Murrayfield.
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