29 March 2016 - 2-season term agreement sees UAERF and Avis branded vehicles provide transport and logistic support to the Federation -
UAE Rugby has entered into a 2-season term agreement with Avis, the globally trusted provider of car rental, leasing and chauffeur driver services, as the Federation's Official/Exclusive Logistics Partner.
Through the agreement the Federation will be provided with UAERF and Avis branded vehicles that will provide the Federation with valued transport and logistics support.
Qais Al Dhalai, Secretary General UAE Rugby said, "UAE Rugby Federation's overseeing and management of all rugby and rugby-related activity across various Emirates sees our team travel extensively every day of the week. As well as the requirement to transport our people we also have the requirement of transporting the necessary items in order to deliver on our World Rugby sanctioned training programmes, the all-Emirati schools Player Pathway Programme and support to the Premiership, Conference and Community games. Through the support of Avis our team now have a number of reliable, safe vehicles to move themselves, and any needed items, across the Emirates".
"With the expansion of UAERF's calendar to include the Community League, this agreement will support affiliated clubs, and their teams, through competitive pricing for any related logistic and travel requirements." added Al Dhalai.
Commenting on Avis's partnership with UAE Rugby, Oliver Woodmansee, General Manager said: ''Avis UAE is delighted to be announced as an official partner of the UAE Rugby Federation. The UAERF has done an incredible job of raising the profile of Rugby within the UAE and also firmly putting UAE Rugby on the Global stage. We have watched the UAERF grow and as we celebrate our 40th year in the UAE see now as the perfect time to add our support to Federation's future success. As Official Logistics partner Avis will play a key role in supporting the Federation's effort to encourage new players to take up the sport of Rugby and help raise awareness of the sport. Players and fans can expect to see Avis out in force supporting the UAERF at major events across the UAE where we look forward to sharing some great experiences with both the players and fans''.
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