<a href=http://www.eteach.com target="_blank">eteach.com</a>, the UK's number one online education recruitment service, has confirmed their official sponsorship of NEC Harlequins, which includes their status as a Quins Community Development partner.
The new sponsorship agreement, negotiated throughout the close season, will deliver greater shirt and stadium branding to eteach.com. Furthermore, eteach.com are also entering discussions to extend their commitment to Quins past 2007.
Part of the new agreement is the sponsorship of the first eteach.com Challenge. This exciting new tournament will firstly be played as a curtain raiser at the Twickenham Stoop prior to Quins opening home league match of the season against Newbury on Saturday 17th September. The eteach.com Challenge will be competed for by local public schools in the first year and local state schools in the second year.
Richard Varney, Quins Community Development Manager said: "The eteach.com Challenge is an exciting new initiative and it will further enhance the Quins matchday experience. The tournament will also showcase Quins to a new and wider audience."
Chris Stevens, Managing Director of eteach.com said: "eteach.com want to show their loyalty to one of the best brands in club rugby as well as support the continued development of the club."
"The eteach.com Challenge will help to enhance the superb work carried out by the Quins Community Team and through our links within schools, eteach.com are committed to developing junior rugby in all schools throughout the state and public school system."
During week commencing 22nd April Harlequins will launch an innovative, new Membership Scheme which will replace the existing Season Ticket Holder Programme. Further details of the scheme will be announced in due course.