Maxol sponsorship

From left: Gareth McKeown, club captain, and Terence McCracken, president, of Carrickfergus Rugby Football Club and Brian Donaldson, CEO of Maxol

Irish forecourt and convenience retailer Maxol has announced it is to renew its long-standing sponsorship of Carrickfergus RFC with a new two-year deal.

Maxol has supported the club for more than 20 years as part of its commitment to investing in local communities.

Brian Donaldson, CEO of Maxol said: “We are delighted to continue our sponsorship of our friends at Carrickfergus RFC. For more than a century we have been a business that operates at the heart of the local community, and we always strive to play an active role in the communities we serve.

“Carrickfergus RFC continues to provide fantastic sporting opportunities for local players to enjoy the game whether they’re starting out at mini rugby or playing in the senior teams. They are inspiring and nurturing the next generation of players and I am delighted we are continuing our sponsorship and wish the club every continued success.”

Terence McCracken, president of Carrickfergus RFC, said: “We were delighted to welcome Brian Donaldson to the club recently. Maxol have been the main sponsor of the clubs first and second XV for 23 years. They also continue to be a brilliant corporate partner supporting all of the club’s events and staying active in club life. We are deeply proud of our club’s longstanding relationship with Maxol, one of the leading forecourt and convenience retailers in Ireland, and look forward to partnering with Brian and his team for years to come.”