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Partnership with Coventry Rugby

Robinson Manufacturing Ltd (RML) is proud to partner with Coventry Rugby to support a wide range of sports and community activities run by the club in the West Midlands – where RML has a major joist manufacturing factory.

RML CEO Simon Kidney, pictured right with Director of Rugby at Coventry, Rowland Winter, has a strong association with the club, coaching the under 18’s with Phil Boulton.

“Our relationship with Coventry Rugby was born out of a rugby relationship – I was director of Rugby at a rival club to Rowland Winter’s Cambridge RFC when we first struck up a working relationship,” explained Simon “RML’s Inspire, Innovate and Deliver charter has seen us grow from a small regional player to a national manufacturing business competing at the top level of our sector; Coventry’s achievements under Rowland’s lead echoes our business success, and both organisations will benefit from this partnership.”

The partnership, which runs from 2019 – 2021 includes kit sponsorship for the club’s first team and:

Coventry Rugby Camps

Designed for players of all abilities between the ages of five and sixteen. The camps offer an exciting opportunity for all young rugby players across the Midlands to enjoy some fun, skills, drills and competitions, with coaching led by Coventry community coaches and first team players.

Coventry Wheelchair Rugby

The Wheelchair Rugby team has been training since the start of the year and finished third in its category at its first ever tournament in May 2019. The Wheelchair Rugby team trains on a weekly basis under the tutelage of multi-Paralympian Mandip Sehmi.

Coventry Rugby Foundation’s Project:500

This project, unique within English professional club rugby is built around using rugby for positive engagement for many of the 16,000 children living in poverty within the city. Project:500 has already received considerable backing from club supporters and the business community