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It has been confirmed that Ocean Falmouth BMW & MINI will not only again be a valued kit sponsor of the Cornish Pirates, with their logo displayed on the team’s shorts, but will also sponsor squad member Robin Wedlake, their player Ambassador.
The Cornish Pirates greatly appreciate such further ongoing support from Ocean BMW & MINI Falmouth, remembering that player/coach Alan Paver also drives a sponsored vehicle to enable him to fulfil his role more effectively, plus a Mini Clubman is provided for use by the club’s Community Engagement Manager, Sam Teasdale.
Speaking on behalf of the Cornish Pirates, COO Robin James said:
Ocean Falmouth BMW & MINI mirror the Cornish Pirates ambition to excel in Cornwall and we look forward to sharing in some high-profile events this coming season.
It is also always a pleasure seeing our community officer Sam Teasdale providing excellent support for schools in our region made possible by Ocean Falmouth BMW & MINI’s continued sponsorship.
Mark Pickersgill, Head of Business at Ocean BMW and MINI in Falmouth is ex-tremely proud of the company’s standing as long-term supporters of the Cornish Pi-rates as well as their recent backing of the club’s successful bid to secure funding for the ‘Stadium for Cornwall’ project. Mark comments:
As a local, family owned company, Ocean are dedicated to working with a number of clubs and associations across the county. The Cornish Pirates are a central part of the Cornish community and as a long-term rugby fan myself, it was important to me to continue the association, I am thrilled to be supporting the club for a further two seasons.
In addition to their sponsorship of the Cornish Pirates Rugby Team, as previously mentioned Ocean Group also provide the club’s ‘Pirates in the Community’ section with a MINI Clubman, allowing Community Engagement Manager Sam Teasdale and other members of staff the opportunity to travel across Cornwall supporting young rugby talent in various schools, clubs and charities. Mark continues:
Cornwall has an amazing number of talented young people and as a business within the county, we have a responsibility to ensure that these young people are given every opportunity to develop and reach their maximum potential, I am thrilled that Ocean have been able to assist the Pirates in their community programmes as they are key in developing the Cornish talent of tomorrow.
For further information regarding BMW cars please contact Ocean Falmouth BMW & MINI, at the home of BMW in Cornwall www.oceanfalmouthbmw.co.uk
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