Warriors agree new sponsorship deal

Wigan Warriors, Great Britain's most successful rugby league club, has agreed a new one-year sponsorship deal with online gambling site Meccabingo.com.

Wigan WarriorsLength of contract: 1 year | Annualised value: US$950,000 | Overall value: US$950,000

Wigan Warriors, Great Britain's most successful rugby league club, has agreed a new one-year sponsorship deal with online gambling site Meccabingo.com.

The Meccabingo.com logo will be displayed on the front and back of the team's home and away shirts.

"We would like to welcome Meccabingo.com on board as our new main sponsor," said Mick Hogan, chief executive of Wigan Warriors.

"It is particularly pleasing to have such a well known, national organisation in partnership with the Wigan Warriors for the 2009 season.

"They have very exciting plans to engage our supporters in ways that will add to their match day experience at the JJB Stadium. We look forward to a very exciting season for Wigan Warriors and Meccabingo.com."

Mark Jones, managing director of meccabingo.com#s parent company, Rank international, said: "Meccabingo.com is proud to be so closely involved with Wigan Warriors as well as the sport of Rugby League.

"The club has an enviable heritage and is recognised as one of the most prestigious and successful Rugby League clubs in the world.

"We look forward to supporting the Warriors in their efforts to achieve success on and off the field."