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INEOS announced as official sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2021

INEOS has today been announced as an Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2021 (playing in 2022), adding to its unique sports performance portfolio including New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) seven Teams in Black*.

INEOS is a sponsor of the Rugby World Cup 2021 in the Petrochemical and Hygienics category, complementing its existing sponsorships in global sporing including INEOS Britannia sailing team; Eliud Kipchoge and running team; football clubs OGC Nice and FC Lausanne-Sport and NZR’s Teams in Black. Working together, the teams are able to unlock performance gains to support their ambitions on the track, road, water and pitch helping extraordinary athletes achieve extraordinary things.

Speaking on the partnership, Director of Communications & Corporate Affairs at INEOS Tom Crotty said, “INEOS is proud to support the Rugby World Cup as it brings together the best athletes on the world stage. New Zealand’s rugby culture is unique, and this tournament will showcase excellence in women’s rugby in front of some of the most passionate fans in the world, and at the same time no doubt help inspire many people across the world to take up the sport. INEOS are very pleased to be partners in this celebration of elite sport.”

Rugby World Cup 2021 Tournament Director, Michelle Hooper said, “We know INEOS are passionate supporters of sport and have already built a great relationship with our Teams in Black. We’re delighted to have INEOS join the Rugby World Cup 2021 family and know their focus on supporting the best high performance sports globally, will go a long way to helping us supercharge the women’s game.”

Rugby World Cup 2021 is taking place in New Zealand from 8 October to 12 November, the first time the pinnacle event has been staged in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s the biggest global event in women’s 15s rugby and will be contested by the top 12 teams in the world at three match venues – Eden Park, Waitākere Stadium and Northland Events Centre.

Tickets are still available, offering some of the most affordable prices in the tournament’s history. Tickets start from just $5 for kids and $10 for adults*, providing access to all games played on a single triple or double-header match day.

For more information and to purchase tickets go to - prices applicable to cash purchases made through Ticketek agents or outlets. Online purchases may attract additional payment processing and delivery fees.

*NZR’s Teams in Black - the All Blacks, Black Ferns, All Blacks Sevens, Black Ferns Sevens, Māori All Blacks, All Blacks XV and All Blacks Under-20

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