Irish Curling Association Announces New Sponsor

The Irish Curling Association has announced a new sponsorship deal with R-Wear, a leading Irish sportswear company, ahead of the 2013 World Senior Curling Championships in Fredericton, New Brunswick, next month.

The Irish senior teams heading to the championships will wear state-of-the-art base layers designed by R-Wear when they compete in the Grant-Harvey Centre from April 13-20 2013.

The clothing has been specifically designed for winter sports athletes and the Irish players are delighted with the tops, which they wear under their national team kit, as they have proved to be both comfortable and warm.

R-Wear is a quality brand developed by Colin Rea for the sport and casualwear market.

The I.C.A say that Colin developed R-Wear brand as he recognised the need for more interesting and diverse range of goods for customers.

The brand is stocked over 100 stores throughout Ireland and the UK. The main products are currently the R-Wear Connects reading glasses and sun glasses which are available in over 70 opticians throughout Ireland and the UK.

Colin comes from a family business background in Bagenalstown, ( Muine Beag) , Co.Carlow and also holds a University Degree in Economics.

R-Wear was founded in 2002 and the company is based in the family business department store in Bagenalstown, where Colin is the third generation of his family involved in the business.

R-Wear is a 100 per cent Irish-owned company.

A reminder that Ireland are the current holders of the World Seniors so will be keen to defend their title against all-comers in Canada. The team is:

Peter Wilson, PJ Wilson, Neil Fyfe ,Tom Roche and Jonjo Kenny.

The Irish women’s team for the World Championships in Fredericton comprises:

Marie O’Kane, Louise Kerr, Gillian Drury and Christina Graham.


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