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Local sponsor continues on 2017 kits

Hull Kingston Rovers may have joined forces with a new kit manufacturer for 2017 but one familiar face on the club’s home and away strips next season will be long-term sponsor Steve Leaming Plant Ltd.

A close supporter of the club for a number of years, it was no surprise when the family-run firm became one of the first businesses to confirm its commitment in the Kingstone Press Championship next season and continue its on-going relationship with the Robins.

The back of shorts sponsor for the last two years, Steve Leaming Plant Hire will move to the front of the shorts on both the home and away kits produced by new kit supplier XBlades for 2017, as well as sponsoring top try-scorer Thomas Minns as Rovers hunt an immediate return to Super League.

Hull KR’s Head of Commercial Joe Clutterbrook said: “This is a new sponsorship position for the company in 2017 but we’re delighted that Steve Leaming Plant Hire will continue its long-standing presence on the club’s shorts next season.

“Sponsors such as them are invaluable to the club, as has been proven over the past couple of weeks with their continued support when we needed them the most.

“As keen fans, they have the best interests of the club at heart and we are grateful that their association with Hull Kingston Rovers will continue into 2017 and beyond.”

Steve Leaming Plant Ltd, based in Reservoir Road, is a local company providing a wide range of plant machinery at very competitive rates for sale or hire, to the trade or public, whether it be for garden clearance or new construction site groundworks.

Owner Steve Leaming added: “It was an easy decision for us to continue our partnership with the club into 2017 and we are looking forward to taking up a new place on the front of the shorts.

“Our sponsorship has always been a good way to promote our business to the Hull KR fanbase and wider rugby league community, but it’s more about showing our support to the club.

“As for Thomas, we are excited to be his player sponsor for 2017 and we’ll be right behind him in the Championship. He had an excellent first season with Rovers and he’s got a big part to play next year.”

For further information on Steve Leaming Plant Ltd, please call 01482 345579 or visit

Photo: Local sponsor continues on 2017 kits