The partnership includes continued naming rights of the Grant Thornton Seated Stand in the Sportsground. The stand provides a premium seated option for supporters and has been in high demand for Connacht’s home games in the Pro14 and European Champions Cup competitions.
Announcing the extension to the current partnership, Head of Commercial and Marketing at Connacht Rugby, Brian Mahony said: “Connacht Rugby and Grant Thornton have established a strong partnership over the past number of seasons, and we are delighted to be strengthening our association out to 2022. Grant Thornton are Ireland’s fastest growing professional services firm and they have developed strong roots in the province. We look forward to our continued partnership as we target ambitious plans both on and off the field in the years ahead”.
Commenting on the partnership, Aengus Burns, Partner at Grant Thornton Ireland added: “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Connacht Rugby, we value our collaboration to date and the future brings great excitement.”