Armagh GAA and Simplyfruit announce new partnership


Armagh GAA have announced Simplyfruit (Ire) Limited as the Official Armagh GAA Team Jersey Sponsor for senior, under 21 and minor football and hurling teams for 2016.

Armagh GAA are also delighted to welcome Mac-Interiors as an Official Armagh GAA Team Partner with the Mac-Interiors logo appearing on the back of the newly unveiled jersey.

Simplyfruit have been in partnership with Armagh GAA for the last number of years, supporting Armagh minor teams and Orchard Academies. 

Simplyfruit Managing Director Patrick McCann said:

”We are delighted to strengthen further our sponsorship of Armagh GAA and hope that the coming three years will bring continued and added success to all age groups and codes of Armagh GAA”.

We offer our sincere thanks to Patrick McCann and his company for their support and look forward to building on the great relationship that has developed between Simplyfruit and Armagh GAA over recent years.

New team partner Mac-Interiors Managing Director Paul McKenna is a GAA enthusiast, an avid Armagh GAA supporter and has been involved with Whitecross GAC as a player, official, sponsor and team selector:

“Mac-Interiors have a long history of supporting charities and forward thinking sporting organisations in line with our corporate social responsibility policy and it is envisaged that our partnership with Armagh GAA will further develop the GAA in the county. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship.”

As well as this new sponsorship Armagh GAA have unveiled their new home jersey for 2016.

The unique tangerine orange colour which makes the Armagh jersey standout from any other is present as normal. Incorporated within the jersey fabric is the subtle addition of the Armagh GAA crest which adds some stylish detail to the jersey. Furthermore, O’Neills and Armagh GAA have developed a unique collar which sits higher than other GAA collars. the jersey has had design input from players, team management and supporters.

Kieran Kennedy Managing Director of O’Neills International Sports said:

“We are very pleased to launch this new jersey with Armagh GAA. We thank the Armagh County Committee and the Armagh GAA community for their continued support for O’Neills. This is a long established and much valued partnership with Armagh GAA. Our relationship with the county boards, GAA clubs and teams across all sports means we can provide secure employment to over 450 people in our Strabane facility and in our retail stores across the North. We also welcome our continued work with fellow sponsors Simply Fruit and new partners Mac-Interiors. Again these are business with a strong local community dimension. Together we wish Armagh GAA every success in the coming season.”

Armagh GAA would like to extend its thanks to O’Neills Sports for their continued support, creativity and professionalism in the entire design and manufacturing process.

Armagh GAA Chairperson Paul McArdle added:

‘’On behalf of all involved in the GAA in Armagh I would like to sincerely thank Simplyfruit, Mac-Interiors and O’Neills for their support and contribution to the future of GAA in the county. Furthermore, we are extremely appreciative of all those sponsors and patrons who continually support us in the promotion and development of our games. Here’s hoping to a long and successful partnership with our new sponsors and a rewarding 2016 for all Armagh GAA teams.

The New Official Armagh GAA Website is now up and running due to the strenuous efforts of Armagh GAA IT Officer Kevin Fox and Lairdesign. This new design will allow users ease of access whilst improving the exposure of our promotional activity.