Aviva Backs Tickets For Troops
TICKETS For Troops is delighted to announce a new partnership
with the Aviva Premiership Rugby offering hundreds of free tickets
to members of the Armed Forces for the upcoming season.
The generous offer includes 100 tickets for the big double header
fixture on September 4th at Twickenham when London Irish face
Saracens and London Wasps play Harlequins.
There will also 100 tickets available for the Boxing Day fixture
between Saracens and London Wasps at Twickenham and Harlequins
versus London Irish at Wembley Stadium on 27th December.
Gary Price, Aviva UK marketing director, said: "Aviva is proud to
be involved with Tickets for Troops through our sponsorship of
Aviva Premiership Rugby. which allows us to give something back to
the brave men and women who serve our country. We recognise their
bravery and sacrifice and we hope that with the help of this
fantastic charity, we show the respect we have for the risks they
take for us all on a daily basis."
Tickets For Troops Chairman, Lord Marland said: "Tickets For
Troops has benefited from a great wave of generosity from our
ticket donors who have wanted to demonstrate their support and show
their appreciation for the dedication and commitment of the
marvellous men and women of our Armed Forces.
"I would like to thank Aviva for recognising the difference
Tickets For Troops is making and for their fantastic support which
enables troops from all corners of the country to support their
Individual clubs which supported Tickets For Troops last season,
have also pledged to allocate extra tickets throughout the season
depending on the specific fixtures.
Tickets For Troops has teamed up with a wide range of
organisations and has been able to offer free tickets to a huge
number of high profile events, including top Premier League
Football matches, horse-racing, the friendly football match between
England and Hungary, as well as the British Grand Prix at
The charity was set up last year to provide members of the Armed
Forces with free tickets for major sporting events including
football, horse racing, rugby, darts and cricket matches as well as
theatre performances, music concerts and cultural
Since launching it has provided over 200,000 tickets and almost
60,000 troops have registered on the website -
This initiative has attracted maximum support from a host of
Patrons, including ex England London Wasps captain Lawrence
Dallaglio and Samantha Cameron, the wife of PM David Cameron.