Bartercard key sponsors at Crabbie’s National Rugby Awards 2017

Bartercard was proud to be Category Sponsor for Women’s Team of the Year at the Crabbies National Rugby Awards 2017 as Barnsley Ladies were announced as this year’s winners.

The event, the largest of its kind in the world, took place on Wednesday 30 August 2017 at Twickenham Stadium, the home of English Rugby.

Bartercard are huge supporters of sport, and were delighted to be involved in the event. Bartercard recently stepped in to save the day as last-minute match sponsors for the Sheffield Eagles and London Broncos Rugby league teams.

In keeping with the profile of the event, attendees included rugby celebrities, members of England Rugby teams and Premiership players. Just some of the names who attended included Ugo Monye, Joe Launchbury, Joe Marler, Danny Care, Jonathan Joseph, Jeremy Guscott, Jeff Probyn and Austin Healy.

The final nominees for each category were judged by four high profile personalities from the world of rugby. Other finalists for this years’ Women’s Team of the Year, sponsored by Bartercard, included:

1. Yeovil Ladies
2. Old Northamptonians Ladies
3. Westbury Ladies
4. Bath RFC Ladies
5. Darlington Ladies

The awards offered an exceptional opportunity for clubs at all levels to gain appreciation for their contributions to the game. There is no rugby event that is comparable in terms of recognition, promotional worth and size – in 2015, the awards ceremony was the largest ever gathering in Twickenham’s Rose Room.

“The National Rugby Awards offered a unique and proven opportunity to get involved with an event that is the largest of its kind in the world” said Philip Ciniglio, CEO of Bartercard. “It’s a fantastic opportunity and Bartercard were proud to be involved with such a prestigious event. Bartercard congratulates Barnsley Ladies on winning Women’s Team of the Year 2017”.

With 75 offices and operations in nine countries, Bartercard is perfectly placed to allow members to enjoy access to an extensive range of businesses globally, and an unrivalled choice of services and products.