Kilkenny Camogie and Glanbia announce new three year partnership

by on the 15th of September 2023

Press Release

15 September, 2023: Kilkenny Camogie and Glanbia are proud to announce a new partnership, to include the sponsorship of all Kilkenny’s senior, intermediate, minor and u16 county camogie teams.  

The new three-year partnership will commence in 2024 and will see all Kilkenny Camogie jerseys and leisurewear carry the Glanbia brand.  

Glanbia CEO Siobhán Talbot and Brian Phelan CEO of Glanbia Nutritional’s with Kilkenny Camogie player Steffi Fitzgerald

Speaking about the new partnership Theresa Aylward, Chairperson of Kilkenny Camogie said: “We are thrilled to extend our partnership with Glanbia through this new sponsorship.  This is a game-changing investment in Kilkenny Camogie and we know that with the backing of a sponsor like Glanbia, we can better support our players to bring their best game every time they play. This support can only help to inspire our younger teams as they come up through the club scene at grassroots level, which is where it all begins.” 

Commenting, Martha Kavanagh, Corporate Affairs Director at Glanbia said: “Glanbia has been a committed supporter of Kilkenny’s hurling and camogie teams over many years. We are delighted to enter a new phase of this partnership for the upcoming season, as official sponsor of Kilkenny Camogie. As a better nutrition company, Glanbia’s products fuel and support recovery for female athletes in many different sports globally. Kilkenny Camogie is synonymous with excellence – these players are not only talented and accomplished in their chosen sport, but they also serve as powerful role models within their communities and for young, aspiring female players everywhere. We are proud to support this sporting story.” 

Glanbia has been a proud sponsor of Kilkenny GAA for the past 29 years through the Avonmore brand, which is now owned by Tirlán. For the 2024 season onwards, Avonmore, through Tirlán, will continue to sponsor Kilkenny’s hurling teams while Glanbia will partner with the Kilkenny camogie teams. 

Through the new camogie partnership, Glanbia will provide its high-quality performance nutrition products to Kilkenny’s senior camogie teams, supporting nutrition and recovery throughout the season.  

Earlier this year, Glanbia’s Optimum Nutrition®, the world’s number 1 sports nutrition brand1 was unveiled as the official Performance Nutrition Partner of the Gaelic Players Association (GPA), providing its Elite Series product range to adult players and counties nationwide.  


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