RTE Go ‘Against The Head’
AIB To Sponsor New Weekly Rugby Magazine Programme.
‘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 mix
of 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 supporters
with 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 of
Irish club rugby.”
Describing the programme, Ryle Nugent said:
“Against the Head will be a
dynamic and very current show with the content as up to the minute as we can possibly make it. With Irish rugby now more prominent in people’s minds than ever I think the programme is very timely, and with the quality
of the panellists and contributors taking part I’m confident this
will be something rugby fans won’t want to miss.”