On Thursday 26th last, we held a reception to officially launch the season, and presented the 1st XV squad with their jerseys.
On the night, we also announced that Zurich have agreed a renewed Sponsorship deal with Lansdowne. Zurich has been the Club's main sponsor for over 24 years, and has supported the Club through good, and difficult times.
A lot of work goes on behind the scenes and the attached Flickr set captures the ebb and flow of the evening as various groups posed (past stars, emerging stars and future stars) for pictures, all organised by the Zurich marketing team. Click here for the full Flickr set totallng over 140 pictures.
It's a powerful rite of passage for a player to be granted the honour to wear a Lansdowne jersey for a season. Every one of the 20 players that collected a jersey knows that there is a determined squad competing for their place and that honor, and with the UCD loss fresh in our minds, the squad under Ruddock's tutelage will be even more determined to make amends in the weeks to come.
Thanks to eveyone involved, Zurich our sponsors and those Lansdowne members and players that supported the club on the night.
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