The South Sydney Rabbitohs have announced that leading home builder Metricon will have naming rights to the Rabbitohs High Performance Centre at Redfern Oval for the next two years.
The training facility at Redfern Oval will be now be known as the Metricon High Performance Centre.
Metricon were a corporate partner of the Rabbitohs in 2018 and have stepped up their investment in the Club for the next two years.
Metricon opened its doors in 1976 with a simple vision – to be the best home builder in Australia and is now number one as named by the Housing Industry of Australia for three years straight.
Rabbitohs CEO Blake Solly is excited to see Metricon extend its relationship with the Rabbitohs.
"Metricon are Australia's best home builder and we share many of the same values and goals. We want to be recognised as the number one Rugby League Club on and off the field, and partnerships with respected and successful companies like Metricon will help to see us achieve that goal," Mr Solly said.
"Metricon were one of our most active partners in 2018 and our Members will no doubt have interacted with the Metricon team at our home games throughout last season.
"By signing on for the naming rights to our High Performance Centre at Redfern Oval over the next two years, Metricon will have many more opportunities to connect with our Members and supporters, particularly at our home games at the Metricon High Performance Centre at Redfern Oval for NSW Intrust Super Premiership, Jersey Flegg under 20s and Women's teams.
"We could not be happier to be expanding our relationship with Metricon and we encourage all of our Members and supporters who are thinking of building their own home to connect with Metricon and support a great company that supports their Football Club."
Metricon NSW General Manager, Mr Luke Fryer, said: "Metricon is thrilled to be an Official Partner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs again for the 2019 football season. We are proud to renew our partnership with the South Sydney Rabbitohs, as they are the Pride of the League, being the oldest Club in Australia. This association is perfect with our extensive building history, dating back 42 years.
"Metricon and the South Sydney Rabbitohs are aligned in their quest for high performance, underpinned by our naming rights agreement in 2019 for the Metricon High Performance Centre in Redfern, while the Club begins construction of their new $26 million High Performance Centre to be built in Maroubra at Heffron Park."
Mr Fryer believes South Sydney are the most popular and supported Club in Australia, mirroring more Australians choosing Metricon than any other home builder, as named "Australia's # 1" by the Housing Industry of Australia in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
"South Sydney value strong innovative leadership, driven toward strong on-field results backed by a commitment to community and social responsibility, which are core values shared by Metricon," he said.
"This renewed NSW partnership extends Metricon's commitment to football across three states. We have been the naming rights sponsor of Metricon Stadium, the home of the Gold Coast Suns since 2011, and we are the new Principal Partner of the Melbourne Victory Football Club. We look forward to an exciting 2019 football season and engaging fans everywhere."
To find out more about Metricon, visit www.metricon.com.au.