The Sydney Roosters are pleased to announce that Ward Civil & Environmental Engineering has joined the foundation club as an NRL Women's (NRLW) Premiership and Community partner for the next two years.
Ward, a leading multi-disciplined and full-service civil and environmental engineering contractor, will feature on the bottom back of the Roosters NRLW jersey, and also on the bottom back and sleeves of the Roosters Tarsha Gale Indigenous Academy jersey.
"As we continue to build towards the opening season of the NRLW Premiership, we are pleased to welcome Ward to the Roosters as both a partner of the Club's NRLW team, and also our community programs," said Roosters COO Jarrod Johnstone.
"Following the announcement of our successful NRLW bid, Ward were keen to support our women's NRL side, our Sydney Roosters Tarsha Gale Indigenous Academy side and several of our community programs for the next two years," added Mr Johnstone.
Ward Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Julia Ward, said: "We are delighted to enter into partnership with the Roosters in the lead-up to the inaugural NRL Women's Premiership season."
"Just as importantly, this partnership encompasses the community and we look forward to working closely with the Roosters to promote a number of key community initiatives over the next two years.
"Ward Civil is an equal opportunity employer and we applaud the Sydney Roosters for the decision to expand their Football Club to encompass women's teams," added Ms Ward.
As a Community Partner, Ward will assist with the Roosters' delivery of the NRL's School To Work program by providing key staff to help mentor young participants. Ward will also provide key assistance with the Club's upcoming NAIDOC Week celebrations, including the Sydney Roosters Arthur Beetson Family Day which will be held on Monday, July 9 at Ted Doyle Oval, Berkeley Vale.