Macron is an Italian Company based in Bologna and remains the European leader in the production of a unique and tailor-made active sportswear. Founded in 1971, the company initially produced sportswear for major Italian and international brands.
In 1997, Macron began developing its own label and taking on the conception, design, prototyping and marketing of hi-tech apparel for football, basketball, volleyball and baseball for amateur and professional clubs around the world. Now Macron operates in three main business areas:
Macron owes its success to the quality of the products, the high standard of service and to the ability of best interpreting the athletes technical and physical needs.
Royal Bank of Scotland has long been a supporter of rugby right across Scotland, and we’re delighted to continue our work as official partner of Scottish Rugby.
Royal Bank customers enjoy access to exclusive Scotland prizes and experiences, including RBS 6 Nations tickets, via our Royal Bank Rugby Rewards programme. Sign up today at www.rbs.co.uk/rugbyrewards to be first in the know when new prizes go up for grabs. Thousands of customers have already attended Scotland games and events through the programme.
Every year we help Scottish clubs connect with their local communities through Royal Bank RugbyForce, an initiative that provides financial, promotional and practical support to assist clubs in throwing open their doors and showing what they have to offer. More than 150 Scottish clubs have benefitted from Royal Bank RugbyForce in the last two years.
If you are looking for a great meeting place pre and post-match at BT Murrayfield during this year’s RBS 6 Nations then make your way to the Guinness Fan Zone. Guinness have teamed up with Scottish Rugby to provide a unique Guinness bar experience and pre-match entertainment that includes a live set from the Guinness Travelling Band, a Q & A session with a Scotland Rugby legend and current Scotland player as well as the chance to have your picture taken with the new RBS 6 Nations trophy.
Why not head straight to the Guinness Fan Zone, located opposite the turnstiles on the East Side of the stadium, where you will be able to enjoy a pint of the black stuff inside the unique and eye-catching Guinness Fan Zone structure.
The Famous Grouse, Scotland’s favourite whisky, has invested in Scottish Rugby for the past 23 years, and is very proud that the latest addition to its family, Ginger Grouse, is now the official spirit of Scottish Rugby.
It was during earlier partnerships with Scottish Rugby that The Famous Grouse served with ginger beer first became popular, and was enjoyed by rugby fans visiting Murrayfield for many years.
This formed part of the inspiration behind our new refreshing product, Ginger Grouse, an alcoholic ginger beer with a splash of The Famous Grouse whisky.
Launched in Scotland in 2012 and UK wide from 2013, Ginger Grouse can now be enjoyed at the heart of the match day experience, available from BT Murrayfield during major Rugby tournaments.
viagogo is proud to be the title sponsor of this 2013’s November international matches at Murrayfield, the viagogo Autumn Tests.
viagogo will be Scottish Rugby’s official secondary ticketing partner and will provide a secure ticket marketplace for the viagogo Autumn Tests and all of Scotland’s home matches. The service allows fans to resell tickets for matches they can’t attend and gives people who weren’t able to get a ticket from the box office another chance to get tickets the game. Every transaction on viagogo’s marketplace is 100% guaranteed, meaning that fans can buy and sell tickets safely, wherever they are in the world.
viagogo is the world’s largest ticket marketplace, with local language websites in 50 countries. viagogo provides choice, convenience and consumer protection, so that people can buy and sell tickets for live events all over the world with the confidence that they’ll get the ticket they paid for in time for the event. Nearly a hundred of the biggest names in global sport and entertainment already partner with viagogo to offer this service to their fans. Together with Scottish Rugby, viagogo is working to widen access to rugby in Scotland, the UK and across the world.
Peter Vardy provides Scottish Rugby with a fleet of vehicles, which are predominately used by coaching staff to assist in the development and growth of the game at club and school level across Scotland.
Peter Vardy is one of the most exciting names in the motor retail industry, operating seven main franchises across Scotland including, Vauxhall, BMW, MINI, Jaguar, Land Rover, Porsche.
The company comes with a fresh approach to car sales and a mission to bring something different to both customers and colleagues.
Peter Vardy looks forward to being part of Scotland’s journey to the Rugby World Cup 2015.
Vitality is insurance that rewards you for being healthy. It’s the nudge to get you off the sofa, it’s the motivating friend with helpful tips to improve your life, and it’s a proven way to get healthier. On top of that, you have peace of mind that our 5-star rated insurance will give you the best possible cover, and you’ll get more out of life.
Vitality helps people lead a healthier life for less. We do it in three ways – we help you understand your health, we make it easier and cheaper to get healthy, and we give you rewards that keep you motivated.
We offer discounts on healthy things like gym membership to help you get healthier and rewards to motivate you, including tickets for the cinema and discounts on flights. You can get benefits like these by taking out a health or life insurance plan with Vitality.
Vitality is proud to be the Official Wellness Partner of Scottish Rugby.
We believe in the power of sport to help inspire people to live a healthier life, which is why we partner with leading sports organisations, such as Scottish Rugby, teams, athletes and events to help us spread the Vitality message.
As part of the partnership with Scottish Rugby, new and existing Vitality members will have the chance to win tickets, signed merchandise and the opportunity to meet star players.
Find out more at www.vitality.co.uk or follow us on Twitter @Vitality_UK
Dove Men+Care is proud to be an official partner of Scottish Rugby, and has supplied the union and players with personal grooming products since the start of the 2012/13 season.
The level of preparation required by the players should be reflected in their daily routines. Dove Men+Care is a range of anti-perspirant deodorants, shower gels and face care products, specially formulated for men to deliver high performance and superior skin care.
Dove Men+Care looks forward to celebrating and sharing in the passion of Scottish rugby and its fans.
G4S UK is proud to sponsor Game On Scotland which is a rugby and employability programme which was established in 2013. Game on is designed to use rugby as a vehicle and context for helping young people develop and gain the skills, qualifications, behaviours and experience required to make a positive progression into education, training or employment. Through Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors Game On development officers, G4S will provide participants on the courses with invaluable training on CV writing and preparation as well as interview techniques and work experience.
Both G4S and Scottish Rugby firmly believe that sport can play a powerful role in being the catalyst to improving the quality of life for young people in communities across Scotland. Rugby can offer youngsters potentially life-changing opportunities to enhance their education and skills; improve their confidence, health and wellbeing; develop respect for themselves and others; and build stronger communities.
Gullivers Sports Travel is proud to be Scottish Rugby’s Official Supporter Travel Partner. Gullivers is the UK’s leading, and longest established, multi-sport tour operator, running supporters trips to major worldwide sporting events as well as running playing tours and festivals for schools, clubs, universities and military teams.
Gullivers is a rugby specialist, providing supporter tours to the RBS 6 Nations, British & Irish Lions tours, HSBC World Sevens Series, autumn internationals, summer tours and overseas Rugby World Cups.
Over the last four decades, Gullivers has grown to become the market leader in their field and have built an international reputation that is based on personal service and a full understanding of the needs of people who travel worldwide to play or watch sport.
As the Official Sports Drink of Scottish Rugby, the makers of Lucozade Sport are delighted to bring their expertise to support all player’s within the national squads. Lucozade Sport is an isotonic performance fuel that enables the players to replace the electrolytes that they lose in sweat. It hydrates faster than water allowing the team to maintain peak levels of performance for longer.
Working closely with Scottish Rugby teams’ backroom staff, the Lucozade Sport team provides the players with the most advanced and effective sports hydration strategies, pushing the barriers of excellence through continuous research and development of new products.
MSC Nutrition® combines a wealth of industry knowledge, extensive sports performance experience and research-driven ingredients to provide quality assured sports nutrition products.
MSC Nutrition recognises and understands the sacrifice and commitment necessary for an athlete to achieve their ultimate aim of sporting excellence. In order to meet those demands, MSC Nutrition, through their extensive knowledge of the supplementation industry, sporting experience and science-lead research, have formulated pioneering sports nutrition products.
MSC Nutrition assembles a comprehensive, accessible online knowledge bank that includes training tips and technical advice from accredited professional performance coaches. The MSC Nutrition website not only enables customers to purchase product but allows them full access to invaluable training and nutrition resources designed to empower and assist in furthering their knowledge.
Their ability to combine unparalleled customer service, integrity, professionalism and maintain a keen focus on education, means that MSC Nutrition are fast becoming the choice for professional athletes across the UK.
Healthspan Elite® provide a comprehensive range of advanced vitamins and supplements, specifically to support the nutritional requirements of competing athletes. Each Healthspan Elite® product batch undergoes a rigorous independent testing procedure carried out by the world class anti-doping laboratory LGC for a wide range of substances banned by WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) and is accredited by Informed-Sport to provide the highest level of assurance for athletes.
"We are delighted that the nutrition team at Scottish Rugby endorse the quality of our products and have chosen us as their Official Vitamin Supplier. We look forward to a long standing relationship with Scottish Rugby and contributing to the success of the team by helping optimise their nutrition." Chris Fisher – Head of Healthspan Elite
Official partner of Scottish Rugby
sportscotland is the national agency for sport. We are the lead agency for the development of sport and we have a clear focus on developing and supporting a world class sporting system in Scotland. Ultimately, we see a Scotland where sport is a way of life. In everything we do we act in the best interests of Scottish sport - putting sport first.