and Australian rules football club, Sydney Swans, have extended their principal partnership until at least the end of 2019.
has been a principal partner of the club for 28 years. As part of the partnership, QBE
will continue its support of the QBE
Sydney Swans Academy, which the insurer has been a principal partner of since the academy’s inception in 2010.
Sydney Swans CEO Andrew Ireland said the club was excited to continue one of the longest partnerships in Australian sport.
have been on board with the Swans for 28 years now, and this extension will see our partnership continue into at a 33rd
year, which is unique not only in Australia, but in world sport.”
“With the support of QBE
, the QBE
Sydney Swans Academy is engaging hundreds of young footballers in an elite training environment, and developing the game across Sydney and greater New South Wales.
“We have shared many successes, both on and off the field over the past 28 years and we look forward to many more,” Ireland said.
Australia & New Zealand CEO Colin Fagen added: “What is particularly special about our partnership is our shared passion for a culture of excellence on and off the field.
"Our commitment to the development of future generations and leaders is as important in AFL as it is throughout all of our community.
"Together we have celebrated some magnificent successes and we look forward to being beside the Swans for many more,” Fagen added.