Community brand Londis renew sponsorship of the Londis 7s, the All-Ireland Senior Football Tournament at Kilmacud Crokes
Monday, August 26, 2019: Tyrone star forward, Richie Donnelly, joined Dublin legend Charlie Redmond and five time All-Ireland winner with Kerry Tomas O Se to officially launch this year’s Londis 7s, the All-Ireland Senior Football Sevens tournament, which will take place in Kilmacud Crokes on Saturday 31st August, on the eve of the All-Ireland football final.
First run in 1973, for over forty years, Kilmacud Crokes along with the support of neighbouring grounds Glenalbyn, Silver Park and Naomh Olaf’s Pairc ui Bhriain, have hosted Ireland's premier sevens competition, the All-Ireland Football Sevens. And, on Saturday, August 31, the top teams from around the country will again descend on the Stillorgan club to compete for the All-Ireland title that has been won by some of the most successful clubs in Ireland, including teams such defending 2018 champions, Corofin of Galway.
Conor Hayes, Londis Sales Director said, “We are very excited to be sponsoring the Londis 7s All Ireland Senior Football tournament in Kilmacud Crokes again this year. Londis is in operation for over 60 years in Ireland and community engagement and local participation is at the heart of what we, as a brand, are about. As our strapline states, we pride ourselves on being ‘Local like you’. Being associated with this unique competition, that brings teams together from all over Ireland, reaffirms our commitment to the local communities our independent retailers serve.”
Speaking at the launch of the competition Pat Horgan, Chairman of Kilmacud Crokes Football said, “We are delighted to be partnering with Londis again this year for the Londis 7s All-Ireland Senior Football tournament. Kilmacud Crokes are very proud of the long and successful history associated with this tournament. The interest and popularity of the competition has grown annually and it’s great to have an iconic brand such as Londis involved as sponsor again this year. I am really looking forward to seeing some fantastic football skill during the tournament.”
Throw in for the first game takes place at 10.30am on Saturday, 31st August and each team will play a minimum of three games before the winners’ advance towards the final event which takes place that evening at Kilmacud Crokes’ Glenablyn base.
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