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WR Carpenter (PNG) & PNG Rugby Football League sign 5-Year Partnership Deal

"Official Vehicle Partner”

Thursday 8th June 2023, Port Moresby

WR Carpenter (PNG) recently signed a 5-year sponsorship deal with the Papua New Guinea Rugby Football League with exclusive rights as the Official Vehicle Partner.


The sponsorship is supported by 3 of WRC PNGs leading brands – Boroko Motors, Globe and National No1.


WRC PNG has committed to 3x Proton X70 vehicles and 4x Mitsubishi L200 Triton Utes.

The deal will see vehicles from Boroko Motors, IT gear from Daltron, furniture from Courts and loan or lease options from Budget Rent-A-Car.


CEO for PNG Rugby Football League, Stanley Hondina, when announcing the partnership, highlighted the long-standing partnership both parties have had over a long period of time.


“WR Carpenter is not new to rugby league in PNG. They have supported us over the past and we acknowledge their contribution to rugby league and nation building as a whole.”


“This 5-year partnership will allow us to deliver our plans nationwide, and provide the WR Carpenter Group, through its different companies, branding opportunities nationwide through the game of rugby league.” concluded Hondina.


WR Carpenter Group automotive and transport business unit Boroko Motors presented the vehicles to signify the partnership commencement.


Group General Manager Sales & Marketing for WR Carpenter, Michael Townsley, said that it was good to see the game back in full swing this year and WR Carpenter (PNG) Ltd was more than happy to partner with the PNGRFL.


“On behalf of our Board and Management, we’re happy to partner again with the PNGRFL and continue our support for rugby league.”


“Rugby league is entering an exciting time, and we’re glad to be a part of that journey through this 5-year partnership.”


WR Carpenter (PNG) Ltd has numerous subsidiaries in PNG including Boroko Motors, Budget Rent A Car, Courts, Daltron, Globe, National No. 1 Tea and Sigri Coffee. 

They are one of the largest employers in the country having been in PNG since 1919.

This partnership deal will see WR Carpenter (PNG) Ltd acknowledged as a Partner Sponsor to the Digicel ExxonMobil Cup and Official Vehicle Partner to the PNGRFL.


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