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Land Rover, Pro12 Side Glasgow Warriors Agree To Three-Year Partnership

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 27 / 17

Land Rover "broadened its rugby sponsorship portfolio after forming a new partnership" with Pro12 side Glasgow Warriors, according to Tony Connelly of THE DRUM. The three-year deal was announced Wednesday at the Warriors' Scotstoun Stadium and sees Land Rover become the official vehicle partner of t...

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