TEXACO SUPPORT FOR SPORT RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

Twenty-six sports clubs to benefit from €130,000 funding initiative

Names have been announced of the 26 sports clubs chosen to receive funding under the Texaco Support for Sport initiative launched last September.
Close on 400 clubs submitted applications under the scheme. Of the clubs that will now receive funding, EUR55,000 will go to five Gaelic football, four hurling, one camogie and one handball club. Five soccer clubs will share EUR25,000, with the next highest amount of EUR10,000 divided between two basketball clubs. Additional disbursements amounting to EUR40,000 go to athletics, boxing, climbing, cricket, diving, hockey, rugby and swimming clubs, all receiving EUR5,000 each.