Tor Rugby Club has announced Bath-based Truespeed as the club’s new sponsor. The collaboration unites the club’s and local company’s community led values which aims to amplify the invaluable support Tor Rugby Club provides to its players and the wider Glastonbury community.
The partnership aims to promote the widespread benefits of rugby and encourage the uptake of youth team-based sports. Tor Rugby Club has been a long-standing advocate of sporting inclusivity and using team-based sports develop life skills players can utilise in school and post-education life.
The two year partnership with local, community focused company Truespeed will help Tor Rugby Club achieve its aim of enabling players of all ages, genders and abilities to thrive in a supportive and fun sporting environment. Truespeed’s support will also help Tor Rugby Club continue its key role in successfully enabling amateur rugby activities to many of Glastonbury’s local residents, and continue its pivotal role as a community and social hub for the area.
Jonathan Ferriday, Vice Chair of Tor Rugby Club said - “Partnering with a business such as Truespeed that shares our values of inclusivity, support and fairness provides much needed resources to keep furthering our ambitions to provide rugby for all across the local area. These partnerships form the backbone of our financial security as well as helping us promote the club to a wider audience”.
Jo Butt, Truespeed Community Engagement Manager added – “Supporting communities and helping local people has always been at the heart of Truespeed’s ethos. Tor Rugby Club an integral part of Glastonbury’s community and is a lifeline for many families throughout the areas. Giving children and young adults the opportunity to develop vital life skills and lead healthy lifestyles through sport, we wanted to help the much loved club continue providing the sporting and social opportunities it gives to so many of Glastonbury’s residents.”
Founded in 2014, Truespeed is based in Bath and delivers full fibre broadband to hard to reach homes and businesses. By building a brand new infrastructure, the firm is able to deliver 10 gigabit-capable full fibre broadband directly into premises, providing a high-performance, highly reliable connection, and future-proofed connectivity. In 2017, Truespeed secured a £75 million investment from Aviva Investors followed by an additional £100 million investment from Aviva Investors in January 2022. To learn more visit www.truespeed.com