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Vodafone to support Welsh rugby players in business

Mobile phone giant Vodafone has become the official communications partner to the Welsh Rugby Players Association (WRPA) and Rugby Players Scotland (RPS).

Over the next two years it will provide business support and funding to current and former players, from helping them set up a business online to keeping businesses secure from cyber threats.

Vodafone will also award annual grants to players to support their learning and development off the playing field.

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The latest agreement with the Welsh and Scottish players’ associations, builds on its existing relationship with the England Rugby Players Association (RPA).

Andrew Stevens, head of small business at Vodafone said: “We are delighted to be expanding our network of partnerships within rugby today. We look forward to working with each association to explore new and exciting ways to support current and former players in their business endeavours.”

James King, interim chief executive of WRPA, said: “We are delighted to welcome Vodafone onboard as our official communications partner. For our members to be able to access, support and guidance for their current and future business ventures is really important for us. We must extend our thanks to Vodafone for also including an annual grant to allow players to drive their personal and professional development.”

Philippa Hearnden, head of business, WRPA, said: “Working together will create many opportunities for our members to gain valuable experience, guidance and support when venturing into the world of business. This kind of support is key to ensuring our members, the professional rugby players of Wales, are supported and ready for their future endeavours. We look forward to working with Vodafone and the opportunities this partnership creates.”

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