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OPRO announce partnership with Queensland Rugby Union and the Queensland Reds
OPRO, the world’s largest manufacturer of the most technically advanced mouthguard, today announced their long-term partnership with Queensland Rugby Union (QRU), the governing body for the sport of Rugby within the state of Queensland, Australia.
Furthermore, OPRO are the official mouthguard of the St. George Queensland Reds, who won the Super Rugby Championship in 2011 and whose squad is made up of several Australian Wallabies players.
As part of the partnership, OPRO will supply both the men’s Super Rugby, women’s Super W and Elite Sevens programmes with superior mouthguard protection.
OPRO serves as the official mouthguard partner of a number of Rugby organisations, teams and charities including England Rugby, New Zealand Rugby, USA Rugby, Samoa Rugby Union, Rugby Australia, 11 Gallagher Rugby Union teams and Wooden Spoon, firmly positioning OPRO as the mouthguard of choice for the sport of Rugby across the globe.
OPRO Chief Executive Officer David Allen commented: “We are delighted to be able to announce this partnership and to be able to provide players with the very best protection for their teeth.
“OPRO are partnered with organisations and teams from across a variety of sports including UFC, hockey, football, wrestling, basketball and more. Rugby is close to our hearts because it is where the OPRO journey began.
“To be able partner with the Queensland Rugby Union and the Queensland Reds is an honour. It further solidifies our position as the mouthguard of choice for Rugby in Australia.”
QRU Head of Commercial Mal Watts said: “We are proud to achieve a long term partnership with a company that produces superior mouthguards to support our Queensland players.
“OPRO are a globally recognised brand, so when it comes to Rugby and protecting player’s teeth it was an easy decision to partner with the best.”
For more information, visit www.opromouthguards.com and follow OPRO on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/OPROmouthguards, on Twitter @OPROGroup, on Instagram @OPROGroup or contact email@example.com
Founded 20 years ago by dentist Dr Anthony Lovat, OPRO is the world’s most technically advanced mouthguard company and a leading pioneer in oral protection. Through the development and deployment of cutting-edge technology and the use of innovative design and production methods, OPRO has been at the forefront of protecting the safety of athletes at all levels, across a range of different sports, for more than two decades.
The family owned and run company is based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, and all products are designed and manufactured within the UK, and available worldwide through a network of retailers and distributors.
OPRO is the official mouthguard partner of a number of professional sporting organisations, including Great Britain Taekwondo, England Boxing, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Great Britain and England Hockey, USA Rugby, American Youth Football, England Rugby, New Zealand Rugby, Rugby Australia, 11 Gallagher Premiership Rugby teams and the German, French, Italian, Cameroonian and Northern Ireland Mixed Martial Arts Federations.
All OPRO mouthguards are legally CE certified and in 2007 the company was awarded the Queen’s Award for Innovation in recognition of its ground-breaking work in the field of oral protection.