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Kingspan team up with Queen's University gaelic football club for 2018

Brendan Digney

Queen's University gaelic football club have launched a partnership with building performance leaders Kingspan ahead of the start of the competitive season.

This new agreement will position Kingspan as the club and main jersey sponsor for all senior team competitions in 2018.

Pictured at the launch (left to right) are Shea Heffron (Armagh), Mel Courtney (Kingspan), Niall Keenan (Derry) and James McMahon (Fermanagh), with the new Queen's jersey for 2018.

“The opportunity to partner with Kingspan is very exciting for the club at Queen's,'' said Aidan O'Rourke from Queen's GAA.

“They represent excellence and innovation in everything they do – something that our players and teams aspire to. “We have a long history of supplying graduates to the Kingspan work force and look forward to exploring new ways to establish pathways that are beneficial for everyone involved.”

Kingspan Global Business Unit Director Mel Courtney added: “Kingspan are delighted to be associated with one of the great University sporting brands in Queen's Gaelic Football Club.

“Queen's University have been producing brilliant footballers and graduates for many years and we look forward to supporting the next generation of both through this partnership.

“Our “Yours to Shape” graduate programme supports ambitious young professionals towards achieving their goals and ambitions by providing fundamental skills for developing a career with Kingspan.

“Through this programme we invest heavily in producing future business leaders and experts in all disciplines.”

The Kingspan Graduate Programme is open to graduates from many disciplines from all universities.

Closing date for the 2018 intake is January 19. Further details can be found at

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