18 November 2022
SYDNEY, Australia – Zurich Financial Services Australia (Zurich) today announced their new partnership with the National Rugby League (NRL) Wests Tigers, including sponsorship of the new state-of-the art training and administrative facility – the ‘Zurich Centre’ – and the Wests Tigers women’s team.
Forming part of the new Concord Oval and community sports precinct, the Zurich Centre boasts leading administrative and training facilities including a pool, gym, wrestling room and a physiotherapy space.
The new centre was opened today during a ceremony attended by State and Local government officials, Wests Tigers corporate partners and alumni.
Beginning in July 2023, Zurich’s logo will feature on the Wests Tigers NRLW players’ jerseys. Zurich will also support the club through a number of community activities focused on diversity and inclusion.
Justin Delaney, Chief Executive Officer, Zurich Australia & New Zealand said: “The new ‘Zurich Centre’ marks a real milestone for the Wests Tigers and the local community, providing players with access to world class facilities so they can perform at their best.”
“We are also incredibly proud to support the Wests Tigers inaugural NRLW team, championing women’s sport and the growth of junior and grassroots rugby league in Australia. This is a natural alignment between our two organisations which are committed to making a real difference in local communities.”
Justin Pascoe, Wests Tigers CEO said: “We are now also delighted to welcome Zurich as a premier partner of Wests Tigers. This aligns a highly reputable, international brand with a state-of-the-art facility, and two organisations which share strong community values.”
“The Zurich Centre gives us something to be truly proud of and it provides our players and staff with an environment that will help them to be the very best they can be.”