Peacock Salt to sponsor U18 Cup
Cricket Scotland is delighted to announce that Peacock Salt have agreed to sponsor this seasons National Under 18 Cup.
Based in Ayr, Peacock Salt is one of the UK's largest salt suppliers. They provide a wide range of rock salt, road salt and more to businesses and domestic customers. The company, founded in 1874, have a strong national profile and see this opportunity as an excellent chance to support a country wide growing sport.
The Peacock Salt Scottish Under 18 Cup will have its finals day at Scroggie Park, Falkland on Sunday 1st September. Three of the four semi-finalists are known with Arbroath United, Carlton and SMRH/Heriots having already won through. The final place will be taken by either Clydesdale or Ayr who soon meet to contest for the right for a place in Falkland.
Roddy Smith, Cricket Scotland Chief Executive commented on the news, ‘We are delighted that Peacock Salt has agreed to sponsor the finals of this years Under 18 Scottish Cup. We are indebted to partners such as Peacock Salt that support our development programmes and enable the best young club cricketers from around Scotland the opportunity to enjoy competing for a national trophy.”
Billy McKelvie of Peacock Salt was equally enthusiastic about the new partnership stating, “As a company we are excited about the chance to work alongside Cricket Scotland in the development of youth cricket in Scotland.
The finals day format is very exciting and should be a great occasion for all those who are fortunate enough to be involved in the later stages of this National Trophy. It is important to encourage and motivate young sportsmen and women in their chosen sport and this relationship will allow Peacock Salt to play a small part in the process. Good luck to all the teams on September 1st.”
Full coverage of the finals day will be available through www.cricketscotland.com
Further details about Peacock Salt can be found at http://www.peacocksalt.com/