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Spire sign up for new kit sponsorship

Hull Kingston Rovers have secured a prestigious new kit sponsor for 2017 with news that Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital have joined the club’s growing number of commercial partners.

Located in Anlaby, Spire offers a complete private healthcare service to a wide variety of patients in East Yorkshire, providing treatments ranging from highly complex surgery to cosmetic procedures and minor medical illnesses.

The hospital has enjoyed an informal relationship with the club over the years, helping to support the recovery of several injured first team players, whilst club doctor Andrew Edwards heads a sports injuries triage clinic at the hospital where he works as an orthopaedic surgeon.

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital has now made the step to become a new kit sponsor with the Robins for the first time, taking the main position on the back of the club’s home and away shorts in 2017.

Hull KR’s Head of Commercial Joe Clutterbrook said: “It is always pleasing for the club when we welcome a new sponsor on board and to secure a partnership with Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital is really promising news for the club.

“They have an excellent reputation for quality within their industry and as a sponsor they couldn’t be easier to work with. Several of our players have experienced the quality of their care and facilities and we are looking forward to working with them more closely from 2017.”

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital is one of 38 private hospitals operated around the UK by Spire Healthcare, a company with over 25 years’ experience of running successful private hospitals. Using experienced consultant surgeons and other specialists, they deliver tailored care to patients, whether funded through medical insurance or by paying for their own treatment upfront or in instalments.

Katie Wesselby, Business Development Manager for Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital, said: “Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital are proud to sponsor Hull Kingston Rovers for the 2017 season and are excited about the year ahead.”

For more information on Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital, please call 01482 672412 or visit

Photo: Spire sign up for new kit sponsorship