17 Apr 19 News Ireland

Mainstream Sponsors the Irish Polocrosse World Cup Team

Global wind and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power, announces its sponsorship of the Irish Polocrosse team which is representing the country at the 2019 World Cup this month in Queensland, Australia. A team of eight, consisting of four men and four women is in Australia to compete against eight teams from countries such as Australia, the UK, South Africa and the US.

This is Ireland’s fifth time participating in the Polocrosse World Cup, having previously entered teams in 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015. Polocrosse is a combination of polo, lacrosse and netball and is played on horseback and has been played in Ireland since 1990. Ireland has 11 polocrosse clubs across the country and has 120 members.

Mainstream, which is the leading developer of wind and solar power plants globally active across Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific.

Mainstream's Chief Executive, Andy Kinsella shakes hands with Paul Scott, Chairman of the Irish Polocrosse Association, with members of the Irish Polocrosse World Cup team

Mainstream’s Chief Executive, Andy Kinsella said: “Mainstream is very proud to be sponsoring the Irish Polocrosse squad for the 2019 World Cup. This is a sport which promotes gender equality and teamwork; two things very close to our heart as we expand rapidly across the globe. We are delighted to mark the opening of our regional development hub in Australia which is hosting the Polocrosse World Cup this year. From everyone here at Mainstream we wish the Irish team the very best of luck in Queensland!”

Chairman of the Irish Polocrosse Association, Paul Scott said: “The Irish Polocrosse Association is very grateful for the support received from Mainstream Renewable Power for our forthcoming participation in the 5th, Adina Polocrosse World Cup, to be held in Warwick, Australia, from the 22-28 April 2019. This support has enabled the players and management team to focus more of their time on training and team development, leading up to the World Cup.