Retail brand Londis has renewed it sponsorship of the Londis 7s, the All-Ireland Senior Football Tournament, which will take place in Kilmacud Crokes on Saturday 31 August, on the eve of the All-Ireland football final.
Tyrone star forward, Richie Donnelly, joined Dublin legend Charlie Redmond and five time All-Ireland winner with Kerry Tomas O Se to officially launch this year’s Londis 7s, the All-Ireland Senior Football Sevens tournament.
First run in 1973, for over forty years, Kilmacud Crokes along with the support of neighbouring grounds Glenalbyn, Silver Park and Naomh Olaf’s Pairc ui Bhriain, have hosted Ireland's premier sevens competition, the All-Ireland Football Sevens.
"Londis is in operation for over 60 years in Ireland and community engagement and local participation is at the heart of what we, as a brand, are about," said Conor Hayes, sales director, Londis.
"As our strapline states, we pride ourselves on being ‘Local like you’. Being associated with this unique competition, that brings teams together from all over Ireland, reaffirms our commitment to the local communities our independent retailers serve.”
“Kilmacud Crokes are very proud of the long and successful history associated with this tournament," Pat Horgan, Chairman of Kilmacud Crokes Football said.
"The interest and popularity of the competition has grown annually and it’s great to have an iconic brand such as Londis involved as sponsor again this year."
On Saturday, 31 August, the top teams from around the country will again descend on the Stillorgan club to compete for the All-Ireland title that has been won by some of the most successful clubs in Ireland, including teams such defending 2018 champions, Corofin of Galway.
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