The club has been given a major boost ahead of Sunday’s League 1 Shield final with the news that current main partner Clipper Logistics plc have agreed to extend their partnership with the club for the 2018 season.

Leeds based Clipper Logistics plc is one of the leading providers of value-added logistics solutions and e-fulfilment to the retail sector in the United Kingdom, with a growing business in Germany.

The Group provides consultancy-led services within the online fashion and non-food sectors to its blue chip client base, including ASOS, The John Lewis Partnership, Asda, SuperGroup, Morrisons, New Look and Tesco.

The Clipper logo will continue to appear on the front and back of our 2018 home and away Erreà shirts, as well as branding at the South Leeds Stadium, on the clubs website and social channels.

Hunslet RLFC CEO Martin Flynn commented “We are delighted that Clipper Logistics have decided to extend our partnership for the 2018 season.

“There is no getting away from the fact that 2017 has been a tough season on the pitch, but I am hopeful that we can finish the season on a high this Sunday by clinching the League 1 shield when we entertain London Skolars at the South Leeds Stadium.

“We are already looking forward to 2018 and putting plans in place that will enable the club to move forward next year and compete on the field at the top end of the division.

“With the continued support from Clipper Logistics and Steve Parkin I am confident that we will be able to realise our amibtions as a club.

“I would like to personally thank Steve and Clipper Logistics for their support and i look forward to working with them to take the club forward.”

Steve Parkin, founder and executive chairman of Clipper, added “Clipper is delighted to continue our partnership with Hunslet RLFC.

“The club is looking to have a big season in 2018 and we hope that with our continued support we can achieve our collective aim of gaining promotion to the Championship.

“I would like to wish Gary Thornton and the players all the very best in Sunday’s League 1 Shield final and I hope that the Hunslet faithful will turn out in large numbers to cheer the team on to victory.”

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