Motordepot Main Hull KR Shirt Sponsor In 2019

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8 May 2018

Motordepot Car Supermarket will be Hull Kingston Rovers’ main shirt sponsor for the 2019 season and for the Magic Weekend charity shirt later this month.

Motordepot have a long held association with Hull Kingston Rovers through varying forms of sponsorship such as advertising boards, back of shirt sponsorship, player sponsorship and supplying cars for players.

Managing director Steve Butterley explained the decision to take Motordepot’s involvement with the Robins to the next level:

“Becoming the main shirt sponsor is a significant step for Motordepot as a brand and we’re delighted to be working side by side with Rovers to both increase our own profile amongst rugby league fans and help Rovers increase their reach amongst our national customer base.

“There are huge positives for both organisations to gain from this partnership, creating great opportunities not just for Hull Kingston Rovers fans, but for rugby league supporters across the UK.”

Motordepot now in its 16th year of operation was established in 2002 by current owner Phil Wilkinson with one retail site on Clarence Street and a handful of staff. It now has branches in Birmingham, Grimsby, Hull, Hessle, Newcastle, Scunthorpe and Worksop.

Significant growth in recent years has seen employee numbers surpass the 300 mark with car sales expected to exceed 25,000 this year alone. 2017 saw Motordepot become one of the top 10 largest independent car dealers in the UK according to industry leading magazine Motortrader. In addition Motordepot was one of the top 100 fastest

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