JAT Holdings Pvt Ltd today announced its sponsorship of the Ceylon Rugby and Football Club as its main sponsor for a 3-year period commencing 01st September 2016 to the 31st August 2019.
Commenting on the sponsorship, Managing Director, JAT Holdings, Aelian Gunawardene said, “We’re very excited to lend our patronage to the Ceylon Rugby and Football Club. Through the years CR and FC had produced many high profile and outstanding players, my father Mr. Lloyd Gunawardena being among their 1950 Clifford Cup Squad.”
“As a prestigious local company that has successfully expanded into several countries in the region, we at JAT Holdings are both privileged and proud to be involved with Rugby and Football to reiterate our commitment to the sport. As pioneers in the industry we have always been committed to endorsing the spirit of sportsmanship and have identified Rugby and Football as an important medium to reach international markets,” he added.
The President of CR & FC, Ravi Guneratne, commenting on the new partnership with JAT Holdings, stated “CR&FC, as one of Sri Lanka’s oldest and most iconic Rugby clubs in Sri Lanka is extremely delighted to announce its partnership with JAT Holdings, synonymous with the Furnishing and Finishing industry of Sri Lanka and a leader in the area of their expertise in South East Asia. CR & FC will feature both a star studded, youthful team, with the sole aim of being the finalists amongst the rugby clubs participating at the Dialog Club Rugby Tournament. We are extremely privileged to have JAT Holdings on board with us supporting Rugby at CR & FC in the next three years.