Club Partnership Programme

London Irish currently operate Club Partnerships across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Dorset and Wiltshire.

Each partnership is slightly different and is designed to best suit the needs and aims of the club. The partnership programme is a unique relationship where a professional rugby club can impart knowledge expertise and experience to young players.

Coaching


Bespoke sessions will be designed and delivered to groups designated by the club in conjunction with the Club Coaching Coordinator and Youth Chairman.

Coach Education

Coach Education sessions can be used throughout the season and are completely bespoke to the current needs of the club Coaches. This can be delivered from Under 7 through to adult level. Coach Education sessions are supported and can be run by the London Irish Academy Manager and Head of Development

Rugby Camp

A non-residential rugby camp can take place at the club and will be open to all squads within the club and will focus on core skills, set piece and game planning. The camp will also be open to the wider community which can assist in player recruitment and for every player booked on the club camp, the club will receive a cash back incentive (for a 3 day camp ,this amounts to£6 p.p.)

Match Day Coaching

Partner Clubs will be given a unique experience on a London Irish home game Matchday with access to coaching sessions, group photos with players, forming part of the Guard of Honour, a stadium announcement and your club logo displayed on the big screen, complementary parking and discounted adult tickets

Talent ID Pathway

London Irish run successful School of Rugby and Academy programmes in Hampshire and Berkshire and from previous experience we are aware that local rugby clubs are great breeding grounds for young rugby talent. London Irish coaches will offer any suitable players the chance to take part in Junior Academy sessions.

Festival Support

London Irish will support any festivals and tournaments that the club have arranged; this can be in the form of branding, referees, prizes and organisational support

Marketing

The club will:

  • be provided with a Partnership logo for use on the clubs website, playing kit and newsletters, the club will also be given a plaque to display and promote the Partnership in their club house
  • Feature on the London Irish website as a Partner Club
  • Have access to half a page in our Matchday programme to use as they wish (copy to be supplied by the club)
  • Receive updates about the Partnership and rugby at the club on our websites news pages


Benefits

The club will:

  • Be provided with some signed memorabilia that can be used to raise funds for the club or for End of Season presentations
  • Have access to offers from London Irish Partners
  • Given a ‘Professional Player Ambassador’ who will be available to the visit the club, in addition to visits from the London Irish team mascot ‘Digger’
  • Events and Activities

    London Irish will look to Partner Clubs to support their programmes and activities throughout the season, this will include festivals (Under 7-10, St Patricks Day/ under 11-12- Landrover Cup) and other similar Matchday activities.

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