Volleyball Ireland are delighted to announce W.E.D Consulting Ltd as their main Women’s Team Sponsor for 2019.
The Dublin based consultancy firm specialises in cost management, quantity surveying, project management and specialist project control services on development and construction projects in Ireland and abroad. The partnership will see W.E.D Consulting become Team Ireland’s main sponsor for the Small Countries Association Championships which begin in Luxembourg today (FRIDAY MAY 10).
Kevin Murphy, Managing Director of W.E.D Consulting said, “We are thrilled to be involved with Volleyball Ireland in one of the most exciting team sports there is. We see great potential for the sport in Ireland and we look forward to supporting the development of Irish Volleyball at an International level in the years ahead. As a company involved in construction projects across the world we see where a team’s enthusiasm and energy are key to a projects success. We witnessed this enthusiasm and energy in the Women’s team during their preparation for this competition. We wish the team, and the wider Volleyball Ireland team, every success in exceeding their goals in the days and years ahead.”
Ireland kick off their campaign against the Faroe Islands 12 Midday Irish Time before taking on auld rivals Scotland at 5pm. The competition also sees Greenland, Northern Ireland and hot favourites Luxembourg competing. The games are streamed through the FLVB (Federation Luxembourg Volleyball) facebook page.
General Manager of Volleyball Ireland Gary Stewart, added “I’m delighted to have a WED in place as our Senior Team sponsor. We are putting in place development structures that will create a pathway from participation to performance but to do that needs support and having an Irish company providing that help is a key part of the jigsaw.”
Galway Volleyball Club’s Olivia Molloy is captaining the team and commented, “I’d like to personally thank Kevin and WED for their support. The girls will represent Ireland and WED with great pride over the coming days. We’ve prepared well all year and can’t wait to get going.”
It’s a big few weeks for Volleyball Ireland with the Beach Volleyball Continental Cup coming to Bettystown over the June Bank Holiday. Eight Teams from across Europe and competing with a main headline sponsor to be announced next week.
Individuals can still support the team through the Pledgesports crowdfunding page > https://www.pledgesports.org/projects/volleyball-european-challenge/