Alyn Sprat (Head of Sport, Bluefin Sport) and Steve McGuinness (Managing Director, Bluefin Sport) and Andrew Johnston (Managing Director, NIFL) launch the new three-season Championship and Premier Intermediate League sponsorship


The NI Football League is delighted to announce Bluefin Sport as the new title sponsor of the Championship and Premier Intermediate League for the next three seasons. 

Andrew Johnston, Managing Director of the NI Football League, is delighted at the new sponsorship deal. He commented: "It is fantastic for the Championship and Premier Intermediate to be supported by a leading sports orientated company."

"We are delighted to have secured a sponsorship agreement with Bluefin Sport who have bought into our vision of how we want to continue to develop local football over the next three years". 

Steve McGuinness, Bluefin Sport Managing Director, highlighted that the sponsorship of the NIFL Championship and NIFL Premier Intermediate League fits with Bluefin Sport’s objective of supporting and safeguarding sport at all levels in Northern Ireland."

"We are thrilled to have been given the opportunity to strengthen our commitment to sport in Northern Ireland and delighted to provide support for the league. We very much look forward to following the progress of all participating teams when the new season gets underway."

The Bluefin Sport Championship and Bluefin Sport Premier Intermediate League kick off on Saturday, 12th August 2017: 

Bluefin Sport Championship
Saturday, 12th August 2017

  • Ballyclare Comrades v. Loughgall
  • Dergview v. Institute
  • Larne v. Portadown
  • Limavady United v. H&W Welders
  • Lurgan Celtic v. Newry City
  • PSNI v. Knockbreda 

Bluefin Sport Premier Intermediate League
Saturday, 12th August 2017

  • Annagh United v. Tobermore United
  • Armagh City v. Portstewart
  • Moyola Park v. Banbridge Town

Tuesday, 15th August 2017

  • Donegal Celtic v. Dundela
  • Sport & Leisure Swifts v. Queens University

Wednesday, 16th August 2017

  • Newington v. Lisburn Distillery

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