NEWS: Wasps boost with SportShield deal

Crawley Wasps fans can help their favourite club earn money under an exciting new deal announced today with insurance firm SportShield.

The company, soon to be Brighton-based, have agreed to become Wasps’ first official insurance partner.

As part of the agreement, every policy taken out with SportShield that mentions Wasps will earn cashback for the club.

This includes life insurance, serious Illness insurance, income protection, personal accident insurance, personal Insurance, commercial insurance, energy solutions, foreign exchange and all sports insurance.

SportShield are also becoming part of Wasps’ family of sponsors and will launch their support for the club by sponsoring the home match against Yeovil Town on Sunday February 9.

James Laraman, Wasps’ commercial manager, said: “SportShield will be able to offer tailored insurance products to those involved with the club, our sponsors and friends and families.

“Any policies taken out will provide us with a revenue stream, enabling us to continue to grow the most successful women’s football club in the local area.”

Michael Dorrington, SportShield’s regional director, added: “We are delighted to become the official insurance partner for Crawley Wasps.

“It’s a club we are very proud to be associated with as we share the same determination and passion to succeed further. We hope this partnership will provide the club with the support it needs to push up the divisions.”

Wasps currently sit top of the FA Women’s National League South, the third tier of women’s football, three points clear of Watford. They also have two other senior teams further down the pyramid, and six youth teams from Under-14s to Under-9s.

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