'Against The Head', a programme, sponsored exclusively by AIB and presented by Ryle Nugent, gets its first airing, at 7.30 p.m. on Network 2.this evening.
'Against the Head' will feature a 30 minute round-up of the latest action, news and analysis from the AIB League, Celtic League and the Six Nations Championship. In addition to interviews and profiles of top players, coaches and referees, the programme will also include an exciting mixof features from AIB League clubs and schools rugby. The programme will run for the next 13 weeks until 21st April 2003.
Speaking at the launch in AIB Bankcentre, Mr John Hickey General Manager, AIB Bank, said:"Against the Head is an exciting development for all Irish rugby fans. The programme will provide rugby supporterswith all the action from the grass-roots of the AIB League up to the international squad. AIB's sponsorship of 'Against the Head' is further evidence of our commitment to rugby, which has been demonstrated by continued support ofIrish club rugby."
Describing the programme, Ryle Nugent said: