We have announced the winning clubs for the Simply Clever sponsorship competition which took place during the months of June and July. The competition closed on Thursday, 31st July with Collooney Kickboxing Club claiming first place, St. Johns GAA Club in second place and Easkey GAA club in third place in a hotly contested leader board.
Sligo was awarded the coveted title of the ‘European Town of Sport 2014’ and to celebrate this, we decided to give local sports clubs the opportunity to win sponsorship prizes. 19 different clubs got involved over the period of the competition displaying great dedication and community spirit.
With a total of 312 test drives taken in total, the SKODA Octavia proved the most popular car taken out on test with 170 and the Rapid coming in second place with 81 test drives.
Speaking at the presentation, our dealer principal, John Burns said “Today is the culmination of hard work and effort from each of the clubs involved. There was a real community spirit evident throughout the weeks during the competition which was great to see. We are delighted to supply gear to the winning clubs and wish them every success while wearing it and would also like to thank the remaining clubs for taking part. Here at Burns Car Sales, we have some fantastic offers available through ŠKODA finance for the new 142 plates and we want to continue to encourage people to visit the dealership and take a test drive.”
Also commenting Des Leonard Chief Instructor, Collooney Kickboxing club said “This is great news for us and we’re delighted to get first prize. Funding and sponsorship is always vital to a club like ours. On behalf of the club, I would like to thank all the members who helped us out during the competition. A lot of hard work and effort went into this and we are very grateful to everyone who helped. We’d also like to thank the team at Burns Car Sales, it was great to get involved in the competition and also drive some quality cars at the same time! We hope winning this is a sign of things to come”.