Yorkshire’s legal people are delighted to announce that they will be the official shirt and main team sponsor of Leeds Rhinos Foundation Physical Disability Rugby League for the 2018 season.
The sponsorship strengthens a long-term relationship between the firm and the Rugby League club, whom Chadwick Lawrence have acted as legal partners for many years.
The format originated in Australia and saw Leeds Rhinos Foundation Physical Disability Rugby League take part in their first-ever game against Warrington Wolves on the 4th February, which saw appearances from Channel 4’s The Last Leg presenters Adam Hills and Alex Brooker along with support from some Rugby League legends.
A modified version of the game, Physical Disability Rugby league involves a mixture of both full contact and touch tackle options in a nine a side format designed to accommodate players of all abilities. This further widens the opportunity to enjoy competing in Rugby League.
This is not the first time the firm has supported the charity, taking part in the Asda Foundation Leeds 10k in 2017 to raise money for the foundation. Managing Partner, Neil Wilson is also a trustee on the board of Leeds Rhino’s Foundation.
Neil Wilson, Managing Partner of Chadwick Lawrence, commented: “We are genuinely thrilled to be the main sponsor of Leeds Rhinos Physical Disability Rugby League Team.
“We have a close association with the Leeds Rhinos Foundation and the work they do in and around the Leeds area touches so many lives in a great way.
“The Rhinos PDRL players are elite athletes themselves so it is only right to ensure that they have the very best of facilities and hopefully our sponsorship will go some way to helping with that.”
Leeds Rhinos Foundation Disability Coordinator Chris Godfrey, who has overseen the development of the team commented: “We are delighted to have Chadwick Lawrence as sponsors for the Physical Disability team.
“Leeds Rhinos Foundation have become one of the first charities to enter a team for the new concept which has been very well received, so having a sponsor like Chadwick Lawrence on board to help us in our first season is a huge step forward.”