11 April 2014

Essentially to Sponsor Young Player of the Season Award


The Welsh Rugby Players Association is delighted to announce Essentially as Award Sponsor at the 2014 Annual Awards Ceremony.

Essentially will be sponsoring the Young Player of the Season - one of the evening’s most prestigious awards. Previous winners of this award have Taulupe Faletau, George North and Justin Tipuric.

Essentially are the market-leading player management agency. Clients include current Wales internationals Leigh Halfpenny, Scott Williams and Daniel Biggar as well as the likes of Courtney Lawes, Owen Farrell, Morgan Parra, Ruan Pienaar, Richie McCaw and Dan Carter globally.


Essentially’s Head of Rugby Tim Lopez commented: “In sponsoring the Young Player of the Season award I’m delighted Essentially is able to back Welsh rugby and in particular the excellent work carried out by the WRPA. Essentially has a long-standing relationship with rugby in Wales and we’re pleased to be able to support such a prodigiously talented group of young players who will contribute greatly to Welsh rugby in future.”

Lucy Morgan of the WRPA said; “We are delighted to welcome Essentially on board as a sponsor for the 2014 Awards Ceremony and we are really looking forward to working with them on our flagship event.”

The 2014 WRPA Awards Ceremony is set to take place on Wednesday 14th May 2014 at Cardiff’s City Hall. The awards are the flagship event of the WRPA calendar and the evening aims to recognise the on field achievements of the WRPA members throughout the 2013-14 rugby season.

Other awards up for grabs on the night include Sevens Player of the Season, Try of the Season and Players' Player of the Season which are all voted for by the members of the WRPA.

Tickets can be purchased for the event priced at £75 + VAT per person with table bookings of 10 guests welcome.

The price includes a drinks reception with the opportunity to network and meet with some of the awards nominees, a three course meal served with wine and concluding with the awards ceremony hosted by BBC Sport presenter Phil Steele.

For any further queries please contact Lucy Morgan at the WRPA on 029 2067 4430 or e-mail lmorgan@wrpa.co.uk


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