STATSports Group Limited are proud to announce partnership with Rugby League Ireland ahead of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

The partnership between the two sides will see the Rugby League Ireland using STATSports device’s throughout the tournament in Australia.

Richard Byrne, Head of Business Development at STATSports said:
“We’ve been in talks with Ged Corcoran (Coach) and the team for a long time, his drive and passion for his country is gripping and very convincing and this makes you want to be part of his and the team’s journey, so it’s fantastic to finally be working with
Rugby League Ireland in advance of their World Cup campaign in Australia. Our work with Ireland during the competition, especially our sponsorship of the training gear gives STATSports an excellent opportunity to reach a worldwide audience of viewers.”

STATSports have always been keen to support Irish teams and assist them in competing on the world stage in big games, as illustrated by our work with the IRFU, four provinces and both the FAI and IFA, they are, “delighted” to now be working with Rugby League Ireland.

Regarding the system Ireland will be using during the tournament, Byrne added:
“Ireland will be using STATSports player tracking devices during training and matches to monitor all aspects of their athletes performance and well-being. The system will enable coaches to ensure they are applying the correct training loads, and players are in peak condition come match-day.”

We are looking forward to the group stages getting underway with games against Italy, Papua New Guinea and Wales and are extremely excited about a potential quarter-final tie against England or Australia which would be an enormous occasion and opportunity for Rugby League in our country.”

Rugby League Ireland will be joining other notable national Rugby Union Federations who are currently using STATSports namely the, Ireland Rugby, England Rugby, France Rugby, Rugby Canada, Georgia Rugby, Brazil Rugby and Hong Kong Rugby as well as a number of other rugby teams such as Bath, Connacht, Leicester, Ulster, Gallagher Chiefs.


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Name: Richard Byrne, Head of Business Development

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