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Bill Sheehan and Sons Proudly Supports Opel’s Drive the Passion Programme with St Marys College RFC Rugby Ball Handover
Bill Sheehan and Sons, Main Opel Dealer and proud advocate of women’s rugby, recently collaborated with St Mary’s College RFC female teams, donating a generous supply of rugby training balls to the club, courtesy of Opel Ireland and its Drive the Passion programme. Opel, a proud sponsor of Irish Rugby and official car partner to the IRFU, is proud to support local clubs in Ireland with the provision of essential equipment that will make an immediate and meaningful impact on the vibrant rugby scene across Ireland.
Speaking at the presentation, David Sheehan, General Manager at Bill Sheehan and Sons, and Karen Sheehan, Marketing Executive said: “We are delighted to donate the Opel Gilbert Rugby balls to St Marys College RFC. The U18, U16, and U14 girls’ teams are all fabulous and we look forward to strengthening our ties with St Marys College RFC”. 
Coaches of the visited clubs have expressed gratitude for Opel Ireland's generous gesture. "A big thank you to Bill Sheehan & Sons and to Opel Ireland on behalf of our U14, U16, U18, and senior female teams. We're delighted with the generous donation of rugby balls. It's fantastic to see the support that women's sports, particularly rugby, is getting. We hope to see some of our players go on to do great things for their club and county. Again, this wouldn’t be possible without the support of Bill Sheehan & Sons and Opel Ireland”, said Coaches of the women’s teams at St Marys College RFC.
Opel is delighted to strengthen its mission to donate Gilbert rugby balls to rugby clubs nationwide. Supporting St Marys RFC. and having successfully visited several prominent clubs around Ireland already, Opel is gearing up to extend its reach to even more clubs in 2024. Opel's goal is clear: to strengthen the bond with Irish rugby and actively empower the future stars of Irish rugby by supporting local rugby clubs.
Opel is inviting clubs from around the country to express their interest in receiving rugby balls by simply emailing