Northamptonshire rugby players work for team sponsors

Sam Goodall and Doug Burroughs in Long Bucky RFC shirts sponsored by Persimmon Homes
Sam Goodall and Doug Burroughs in Long Bucky RFC shirts sponsored by Persimmon Homes

Long Buckby Rugby Club members Sam Goodall and Douglas Burroughs both work for Persimmon Homes Midlands, based at Northampton, sponsors of their team.

Kevin Johnson, commercial director for Persimmon Homes Midlands, said: “As a company we take great pleasure in working with the local community wherever we operate and we are particularly proud to see two of our own employees sporting kit bearing our name.

“Long Buckby Rugby Club has teams from senior level right down to beginners, so is truly a community club. We wish them success at every level.”

The club, which plays from Station Road in Long Buckby, includes squads from under-6s.