Temsa becomes official transport partner of Leeds Rhinos

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Ian Brooksbank, Head of Commercial Finance at Arriva Bus and Coach, and Aykan Cavlak, Temsa UK Sales Manager, celebrate the sponsorship deal with Rhinos players Tui Lolohea, Konrad Hurrell, Carl Ablett, and Head Coach David Furner

Temsa has been chosen as Rugby Super League team Leeds Rhinos’ new official transport partner, after signing a deal worth almost £250,000.

Temsa has seen substantial growth in the UK with an additional partnership with Arriva Bus and Coach.

The sponsorship will include the first team playing shorts and training kit with other announcements to be made throughout the season.

Rob Oates, Rhinos Commercial Director, said: “To have an official transport partner of this stature is not only a first for Leeds Rhinos it is also a first for Super League and I am delighted that we are continuing to lead the way both on and off the pitch.”

Aykan Cavlak, Temsa UK Sales Manager, said: “Leeds Rhinos are the most successful club in the Super League era of the sport but it was also important to us that they share our values of integrity and respecting tradition while also having a modern outlook and approach.

“Together with the growing popularity of Rugby League and increased television audiences Leeds Rhinos are the perfect partner for us.”

Andrew Cullen, Managing Director of Arriva Bus and Coach, added: “Coaches have been part of the fabric of rugby league for generations, taking supporters to memorable away trips and Wembley cup finals as well as providing transport for players.

“I’m therefore delighted that we have been able to bring together Temsa, a prestigious international coach manufacturer, and Leeds Rhinos, a club at the heart of our community here in Yorkshire.”