The huge crowd which attended Magee University for the 2023 Press launch of this year's O’Neills Foyle Cup were delighted to hear of the massive increase in entries in this year's tournament- up from an entry of 450 teams last year to 600 this year. The special Guest of Honour was Liverpool and N. Ireland star, Conor Bradley, who spoke of his wonderful memories of playing in the tournament.
There’s nothing else like it. For a few days in September, we all head off to our happy place and think of nothing but ‘Irish food, farming and culture’ and have the best of craic. It’s safe to say we are all glad to see the National Ploughing Championship return for the first time since 2019. The iconic O’Neills Ploughing jerseys are also back for the 2022 edition! So, if you have a tractor-mad child or an animal lover at home, you can be sure we have got something to suit everyone!
Founded in 1918 originally as a manufacturer of gaelic footballs, O'Neills has grown into the largest sportswear manufacturing company in Ireland. Over 100 years later, O’Neills is still producing the famous size 5 footballs as well as expanding into the teamwear and leisurewear market. Synonymous with GAA sports, O'Neills also supply a range of sports clubs, colleges and schools with rugby, soccer, cricket, handball, netball, boxing and athletics wear.
O'Neills is still a 100% Irish owned company, employing more than 900 people across Ireland, the UK, France, Australia and beyond. Interested in joining the O'Neills team? Check out the latest opportunitieshere.
Partick Thistle FC is today thrilled to announce that its partnership with O’Neills and Greaves Sports has been extended by a further three years, to the end of season 2025/26. Kit supplier O’Neills and retail partner Greaves Sports joined forces with the club in 2020, since providing a vast range of very popular merchandise for Jags fans, from first team kits and training wear to leisurewear and gifts.
oneills.com, leading online sportswear retailer, with the GAA have announced a new sponsorship deal that will see oneills.com become the title sponsor of the U20 GAA All-Ireland Hurling Championship. This sees the sportswear giant further increase its investment in Gaelic Games with the competition getting underway in early April.
As part of the title sponsorship package, the oneills.com logo will feature prominently at multiple games for the next four years. The sponsorship will also see O’Neills incorporate a TV sting, a first for the company in its 104-year history. The Championship coincides with the sportswear manufacturers' development of the smart sliotar, which will be on trial in the U20 Championship. This, combined with the sponsorship of the U20 Championship, further underlines their commitment to Gaelic Games, particularly Hurling.
The partnership will see all of Hockey Australia’s squads, including flagship national teams the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos, plus high performance and pathway programs wear O’Neills apparel until the end of 2025.
O’Neills is also the Official Apparel Partner of Australia’s new domestic men’s and women’s hockey competition, the Sultana Bran Hockey One League, highlighting the company's interest and value for hockey in Australia.
“To secure and align with an apparel brand and manufacturer of O’Neills’ quality is fantastic for hockey in this country,” said HA Acting CEO, Michael Johnston.
“The design options and versatility of what O’Neills offers, coupled with their willingness to take on feedback and provide the best possible apparel for our national programs has been first rate and will contribute to our ongoing aim of being the world’s best
Cricket in Australia is set to change forever with a fresh approach to the game thanks to the Australian Premier League (APL), which is set to be introduced in 2021.
The Brisbane Premier League (BPL) will be the first APL league to launch in the inaugural 2021 season. It will be a game-changing development of the sport and O’Neills is thrilled to be part of it as official apparel partner.
The five-week season will see eight privately owned franchises select their teams at an auction night for seniors and draft day for juniors. By revitalising and strengthening amateur cricket, male and female players will be able to experience what it’s like to play at a professional level.
The APL is set to re-inspire cricket in Australia, with the competition backed by high profile owners including Australian cricket legend Ian Healy AO, former UK First Class cricketer and current professional commentator Mark Nicholas
O’Neills Irish International Sports Company Ltd has boosted its already strong portfolio in rugby league by announcing a new partnership agreement with the sport’s national governing body in Canada.
The exciting deal with the Canada Rugby League Association will further expand the leading Irish sportswear manufacturer’s brand presence in a thriving North American market during what is expected to be a key year for the sport internationally.
O’Neills, who are Ireland’s largest sportswear company, will also be official kit suppliers for Ravens, the Canadian national women’s rugby league team. Now ranked 5th in the RLIF World Rankings, Ravens will compete in the 2021 Rugby League World Cup later this year. The 61-game event, which will take place in England from October 23rd-November 27th, looks set to be the biggest Rugby League World Cup in history. The men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments will be
The deal will see the Irish sportswear giants supply kits for the League of Ireland First Division club from 2021 onwards.
The Tribesmen, who play home games at Eamonn Deacy Park, appointed John Caulfield as their new first-team manager earlier this year. Caulfield previously enjoyed a hugely successful spell managing Cork City and Galway United fans will be hoping he can revitalise their fortunes in a similar way as they aim to work their way back to the Premier Division.
Cormac Farrell, Marketing Manager O’Neills said: “As Ireland’s largest sportswear manufacturer, we are excited to be involved with the new impetus in soccer in the western capital. Galway United are a highly professional club and under the guidance of a top-class League of Ireland manager, John Caulfield, as well as the backing of the Comer Group, we are partnering with the club at an exciting phase of their development. We look forward to further enhancing the club product offering
The Adelaide Football Club proudly welcomes leading sportswear manufacturer O’Neills as its Official AFL Apparel Partner.
Crows CEO Andrew Fagan said the Club was excited for a new partnership with the international apparel leader.
“O’Neills has built a reputation for excellence across a range of sports and we believe this partnership is a great platform to share their expertise and industry leading products with AFL fans,” Fagan said.
“We have been impressed with their knowledge and application in preparing the 2021 range, particularly the use of their unique and innovative performance fabrics and high-quality supporter wear.
“We’re looking forward to sharing the range in coming weeks and have no doubt our members and fans will be really impressed with the new apparel choices.”
O’Neills Australasia Director Antoinette Brophy said the company is delighted to announce they will be the Adelaide Football