Help For What Matters for Rugby Clubs

A series of Ulster Bank and Sport for Business Rugby Club Roadshows kick off this evening in Belfast, and in Galway on Thursday, with trips to Limerick, Cork and Dublin the following week.

Each session, hosted at an Ulster Bank All Ireland League Club will discuss areas that really matter to clubs from sponsorship and fundraising to applying for grants, managing finances and building relationships within their local area.

Ulster Bank Ambassador and TV3 and Sky Sports Analyst Alan Quinlan will be dropping by to a number of the events as well to talk about the Grand Slam, Champions’ Cup and more.

The Roadshows will take place in Belfast tonight at Belfast Harlequins RFC before moving on to Galway (Corinthians RFC, Thursday, April 19th), Limerick (Young Munster RFC, Monday, April 23rd), Cork (Cork Constitution FC, Tuesday, April 24th) and Dublin (Lansdowne FC, Thursday, April 26th).

Each session runs from 6.30pm until 9.30pm and will cover areas of Sponsorship, Fundraising, Financial Management, Communication within local communities and grand application.

Here is a look at what the timetable for each evening will look like:

Attendance at the roadshow events is free but registration is required for each. In order to register for the event of your choice, please visit

“As proud sponsors of the Ulster Bank League, we are delighted to support events that bring clubs together and that’s exactly what the ‘Help for What Matters’ Rugby Club Roadshow does,” said Ulster Bank Head of Business Marketing and Sponsorship, Carol McMahon.

“It provides an opportunity for clubs to discuss the challenges and opportunities they face around sponsorship and financial planning, and it’s also a chance for collaborative learning and support.”

For more information on the events visit

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