Smart Telecom and Cork Ladies announce major deal


Smart Telecom announces sponsorship of Cork Ladies
Ladies football yesterday announced that they
have signed a major sponsorship deal for the coming
season with Smart Telecom.

Telecommunications giant Smart Telecom was unveiled
as Corks new sponsor for 2005, giving the players
a huge boost ahead of this weekend’s National
League qauter-final appearance. The sponsorship
will take immediate effect and runs for 12 months,
during which time all intercounty teams – senior,
junior, minor, U16 and U14 will display the Smart
Telecom logo.

At the launch in The Woodford Bar Smart Telecom
Marketing Manager Rhona Bradshaw said the
sponsorship will work to raise the overall
profile of Smart Telecom in Cork in the coming

“We are delighted to be associated with
Cork Ladies Football. The teams involved with
Cork Ladies Footballare young, dynamic and
energetic and therefore a perfect fit for
the Smart Telecom brand. Cork Ladies Football
has been very successful in recent years and
we look forward to developing a fantastic
partnership with all involved moving forward.
In addition, Cork is a very important market
for Smart Telecom. We have a significant number
of customers and staff in this area and we
feel that this sponsorship is a fantastic
way for us to support the local community.”

players Juliet Murphy (senior captain),
Annie Walsh (junior captain), Elaine Cotter,
Rhona Bradshaw (Smart Telecom), Eleanor
Twhoig, Clodagh O’Driscoll and Elaine Harte
at the launch of Smart Telecoms sponsorship
of Cork Ladies Football, yesterday in The

Chairman Michael O’Shullibhan also spoke of his
delight that Smart Telecom were on board.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have such a high
profile company like Smart Telecom on board with
us.” “It is a dramatic boost for ourselves and
the fact that we’re both progressive and vibrant
brands means it will be a very strategic partnership.
In addition, the strong image that Smart Telecom
brings with it also enhances the overall image
of Cork Ladies football in general, which is just
fantastic for everyone involved.”

sponsorship of Cork Ladies Football is part
of an extensive sponsorship campaign Smart
Telecom is currently engaging in to build
the Smart Telecom brand and communicate the
message that you can save money if you switch
to Smart Telecom. Other sport sponsorships
undertaken by Smart Telecom include St. Patrick’s
Athletic Football Club in Dublin and also
Leinster Women’s Rugby.   Smart Telecom also
sponsor ‘Tubridy Tonight’ on RTE 1 television.
players Eleanor Twohig and Elaine Cotter
pictured with Rhona Bradshaw (Marketing
Manager for Smart Telecom) at the announcement
of the sponsorship by Smart Telecom of Cork
Ladies Football in The Woodfoord Bar.

Sunday 27 March Suzuki National League Division
1 Quarter Final Cork V Roscommon Nenagh, 1pm
Suzuki National League Division 2 Play-off Cork
V Limerick Ballincollig, 2pm

Mary White (PRO, Cork Ladies Football)




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