Irish Universities Rugby Union's (IURU) sponsor Maxol, recently celebrated Ireland's 31-3 win over Scotland after the recent student's international fixture.
The five-try performance at took place at Dub Lane, the home ground of Queen’s University RFC, as part of the Belfast club’s 150th year celebrations.
“This was a resilient performance from an incredibly strong Ireland Student pack and it was thrilling to watch 3rd level students from all over the country work together for the win," Brian Donaldson of Maxol said.
“The IURU works tirelessly, and on a voluntary basis to support young people in pursuit of a game they love. The grassroots and inclusive nature of its work really appeals to Maxol’s brand ethos, which is firmly rooted in the community.”
Celebrating 27 Years
Earlier this year the forecourt and convenience retailer marked one of rugby's longest sponsorships, celebrating a 27 year partnership with the irish rugby club.
“Organisations like the IURU need sponsors like Maxol," Trevor Ringland, Former Irish international and British and Irish Lion and president of the IURU, said.
We all have a role to play in the development of our young people and the promotion of sport and physical activity, and Maxol’s support over the past 27 years has been invaluable.”
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