18 December 2012

The RPA (Rugby Players’ Association) today announced TAG Heuer as the latest Commercial partner to sign up in support of the professional rugby players in England.

Founded in 1860 by Edouard Heuer, TAG Heuer has set many major milestones in high-end watchmaking and, as one of the largest, most desired brands in the luxury watch industry, the Swiss legend draws upon its active engagement in the world of sports to create the most accurate timing instruments and watches in the world.

TAG Heuer becomes the Exclusive Official Watch Partner of the RPA as well as title sponsors of The RPA TAG Heuer Six Nations Review Dinner for the next three seasons. The inaugural event will be held at the Cutty Sark, Greenwich on 21st March 2013 and will be headlined by guest speakers Sir Ian McGeechan OBE and Sir Clive Woodward OBE. There is limited availability for this exclusive event. For details please contact Nick Byrom on nbyrom@theRPA.co.uk or 020 8831 7930.

TAG Heuer will also continue to sponsor the Special Merit Award at The RPA Computacenter Players’ Awards until 2015, which was last year presented to Saracens’ and England lock Hugh Vyvyan.

Rob Diver, Managing Director for TAG Heuer UK said of the partnership: “Rugby Union is one of the most revered team sports across the United Kingdom and the world, the sport exemplifies teamwork, performance and commitment; values not just shared by TAG Heuer but epitomised in its DNA.

“Partnering with The RPA, the largest representative body in England for professional rugby players is another demonstration of TAG Heuer’s dedication to elite sports and we are delighted to be involved.