Antrim Ladies Gaelic Football Championships as a new sponsor onboard for 2017, as the Kennedy Centre pledges its support. The West Belfast retail and leisure complex will back the Antrim Ladies Senior, Intermediate, Junior A and Junior B Championship, aiding the club’s development and growth.
The new partnership marks an exciting time for Ladies Gaelic Football with a total of 21 teams playing across the four adult championships, competing to be crowned County Antrim Champions 2017. Ladies Gaelic Football is recognised as one of the fastest growing female sports in Europe. The Antrim Ladies Championships has continued to flourish with recruitment of players and spectator interest increasing year on year.
Speaking on the sponsorship, John Jones, Centre Manager at Kennedy Centre said:
“From the Kennedy Centre’s point of view, we are delighted to be sponsoring the Antrim Ladies Gaelic Football Senior, Intermediate, Junior A and Junior B Championships 2017. We hope that we can promote the Ladies game and raise the profile of the fastest growing sport in the country. As a community focused centre, we are committed to giving back to the local area; championing diversity and inclusion plus ensuring equal involvement for all.”
Aine McElroy, Chairperson of Antrim Ladies Gaelic Football added:
“Antrim Ladies Gaelic Football are absolutely delighted to have teamed up with the Kennedy Centre as the main sponsor for the 2017 Adult championship competitions. A lot of work has gone into raising the profile of Ladies football across the county and further afield. With a sponsor like Kennedy Centre supporting the championships this is another exciting step in the process of improving the visibility of our games. The competition promises to be thrilling at all levels we look forward to our partnership with Kennedy Centre, working closely together in future exciting developments”
The Kennedy Centre is a modern shopping centre in West Belfast, containing a wide range of popular stores, an extensive food court, Sainsbury’s supermarket, and a contemporary Omniplex cinema.