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National recognition for Hall-Fast

Posted onPosted on 18th Jul

Mansfield industrial Supplies firm Hall-Fast has been announced as finalists in the National Crabbies Rugby Awards in the Club Sponsor of the Year category.

Hall-Fast has sponsored Nottingham Rugby’s Community Department for the past seven years, funding a North Nottinghamshire Community Partnership that has seen a wide ranging and broad reaching programme of rugby being delivered to thousands of youngsters in both primary and secondary schools in Mansfield, Ravenshead and the surrounding areas.

Mansfield’s Fountaindale SEN School have also benefited from this partnership over the last four years with physical activity and movement skills sessions being delivered to the students by coaches from Nottingham Rugby’s Community Department.

Hall-Fast also recently committed to a ten-year sponsorship deal with Paviors Rugby Club, a club that has embraced the award-winning Little Ruggers programme which aims to bring 2-5 year-old boys and girls into the game.

The project has proved to be a huge success with 40 youngsters joining in each week.

“It is fantastic that the success of Hall-Fast’s partnerships with both Nottingham Rugby and Paviors Rugby has been recognised at a national level,” commented Malcolm Hall, owner of Hall-Fast.

“I am really very proud that thousands of youngsters have benefited through our sponsorship.”

“Hall-Fast have helped us to play a huge part in supporting the club to enhance the lives of local children and inspire them to participate and adopt of the values of rugby football union, through the delivery of high-quality rugby development programmes across schools and clubs in the Mansfield and surrounding areas,” said Steve Smith, Nottingham Rugby’s general manager.

The winner will be announced at a prestigious event at Twickenham Stadium on Wednesday, 30th August.