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GFC sign new apparel partner O’Neills

The Glenelg Football Club is pleased to announce a new apparel partnership with leading sportswear manufacturer O’Neills.

O’Neills is currently the largest sportswear manufacturing company in Ireland, supplying to county teams and clubs throughout Ireland, the UK and across the globe.

GFC CEO Justin Scripps said, “As a sportswear manufacturer, O’Neills have built a strong reputation for producing high quality apparel fabric and design as well as professional customer service. We looking forward to building our relationship over the coming years”.

Director Antoinette Brophy said their team is delighted to partner with Glenelg Football Club.

“Both organisations have strong and successful histories, and our values clearly align. It is very exciting to be able to combine our 200+ years of passion and expertise from both sides into a formidable partnership, striving to give the best possible service to Glenelg Football Club players, staff, members and supporters.” she said.

“We are looking forward to working with the club and wish them every success in all their endeavours”

About O’Neills

O’Neills was founded in 1918, in Dublin, as a manufacturer of Gaelic footballs. It is now the largest sportswear manufacturing company in Ireland, supplying 90 per cent of the Gaelic games market. It is a 100% Irish owned, vertically integrated manufacturing sportswear company with extensive capability and manufacturing plants in Strabane, Co. Tyrone and Walkinstown Avenue, Dublin.

O’Neills has expanded considerably and is now a major sportswear supplier diversified across a number of countries and a wide range of sports. O’Neills now has satellite offices in France, USA and Australasia, and is a well-known, reputable and sought-after brand in the UK, Europe and now also Australia and New Zealand.

The O’Neills Australasian office was established in 2015 and has been building partnerships within elite sporting environments including rugby league, rugby union, basketball, soccer, athletics, boxing, martial arts, hockey and netball and of course Australian Rules Football.

O’Neills has been associated with the Cricket World Cup and has supplied the Irish Compromise Rules team since its inception. They are also proud of their Australasian professional partnerships including:

  • Adelaide Football Club – AFL
  • Brumbies – Super Rugby
  • Newcastle Knights, Penrith Panthers – NRL
  • Hockey One competition – Field Hockey
  • Hawkes Bay Magpies, Manawatu Turbos – Mitre 10 Cup, New Zealand

Shae Partington, Benn McDonald (Business Development Manager), Antoinette Brophy (Director), Lachie Hosie