Lansdowne Sandyford


NEWS 14 08 2019

Sandyford Motor Centre, Main PEUGEOT Dealer in South Dublin, is the new, official car partner to Lansdowne Football Club. A new PEUGEOT 5008 7-seat SUV has been presented to Coach, Mike Ruddock, whilst a new Partner will be used as the official kit van at the celebrated rugby club. New-season Lansdowne Road Football Club jerseys will sport PEUGEOT and Sandyford Motor Centre branding.

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Sandyford Motor Centre, established over 30 years ago, is a family-run motor business with a proven reputation for high levels of customer satisfaction and retention. Joining the PEUGEOT Franchise less than two years ago, the Dealership has been a leading player in the continuing PEUGEOT success story, enjoying strong conquest sales and aftersales growth since appointment. Nationally, PEUGEOT recorded the highest volume of new vehicle sales growth in the market in 2018, a trend that has continued in 2019, July year to date.

One of Ireland’s oldest and most successful rugby clubs, founded in 1872 by Henry Dunlop, Lansdowne RFC has won the Leinster Senior Cup a record 24 times. In 2017 / 2018, captained by Ian Prendiville and coached by Mike Ruddock and Mark McHugh, Lansdowne won the All Ireland League, the Bateman Cup, the Leinster Senior Cup and the Leinster Senior League Cup; it is the first-ever Leinster team to win all of these trophies in one season.

Bruce Soraghan, Dealer Principal at Sandyford Motor Centre, said: “The PEUGEOT brand is a true success story and it continues to rise to new heights in 2019, with much more to come in 2020. A partnership with Lansdowne Football Club is a perfect fit for us and I am delighted to embark on what will undoubtedly be a fruitful venture for both parties. We very much look forward to working with the team from Lansdowne, to promote the multi-award-winning PEUGEOT range to members and fans, who are a key target audience for us.”

Derry Shaw, President at Lansdowne Football Club said: “I am very pleased to announce our new-found association with PEUGEOT and Sandyford Motor Centre, as we gear up for a new season; it’s a winning combination. We were very much aware of the success story behind the PEUGEOT brand, mirroring our own. Lansdowne has made its mark in the history books time and time again and has the drive and determination to stay at the top for the forthcoming season.”