IOMSPC and Vagabonds Rugby Club Announce Sponsorship Agreement


The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (IOMSPC) are delighted to be sponsoring Vagabonds RUFC Team for the 2022/2023 season.

The sponsorship includes support for ladies, senior and junior teams. Steam Packet Company logos will feature on the Vagabonds Ladies team jerseys, and the backs of the senior team’s strip.

In return, the Company will assist both teams as they travel to play opponents in the North West of England.

To commemorate the partnership, IOMSPC Managing Director Brian Thomson met with Vagabonds Club President, Jerry Carter, Chairman, John Cannan and the Ladies Team Captain, Lauren Ellison before their match on Saturday, 11th February. The team won on Saturday.

“The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has a long legacy of supporting our island community through a number of initiatives. We recognize the very important role the Company plays in connecting communities and enabling sports people to achieve their goals. We are happy to be able to provide support to local teams and athletes like the Vagabonds. I’d like to thank the Club for a warm welcome and offer a big congratulations to the Ladies team for their win in the match on Saturday. A win for the community is a win for us,” said Managing Director, Brian Thomson.

Vagabonds Chairman John Cannan said, “thanks to the Steam Packet Company’s sponsorship, Vagas will be better able to fund our UK travel, provide greater travel and resources for our youth teams and we are excited about the opportunity to build a long term relationship with a great local company”.