The announcement was made by DanutaGray,Chief Executive Officer, O2 Ireland, with IRFU President John Quilligan and Caleb Powell, Chairman, Schools Sub Committee, IRFU in attendance.
The O2 Ireland Schools Rugby Team will play Wales at Donnybrook onSaturdayweek, April 3rd (kick off 6 pm) and also England and France away onApril 9thand 17th.
The O2 Irish Schools sponsorship will cover the next threeseasons and will also include a country wide O2 rugby summer camp forboysand girls, details of which will be announced later.
Ms. Catherine Tiernan, Head of Sponsorship, O2 Ireland said, O2 isdelighted to augment our support of Irish rugby by adding the IrishSchoolsTeam to our sponsorship portfolio. These are very exciting times inthe game
O2 Ireland is a proud and longstanding supporter of Irish rugby atinternational, provincial and club levels. As well as being theOfficialMobile Communications Supplier to the IRFU, O2 is an OfficialAssociateSponsor of European Parker Pen Challenge Cup semi-finalists,Connacht. O2 isalso the main sponsor of Shannon Rugby's Senior Team and is anOfficialAssociate Sponsor to Irish team coach Eddie O'Sullivan, Irish teamcaptainBrian O'Driscoll and the former Irish international star, Mick Galwey.