August 1, 2023

Rugby East Extends Relationship with Sheehy Auto Stores for 2023-2024 Season

The Rugby East Conference and Sheehy Auto Stores have announced an extension of their partnership for the 2023-2024 season. Sheehy Auto Stores will continue as the primary match ball and game-day equipment sponsor of the Rugby East Conference.

“Our partnership with Sheehy Auto Stores over the last year has been terrific,” said Rugby East Commissioner Scott Zavrel. “Their ongoing support has been invaluable for our conference's progress on the field and we look forward to building upon our relationship. We especially share a mutual interest for developing rugby within our region, which we look forward to furthering in the coming year.”

“Sheehy Auto Stores has demonstrated their commitment to serve the community and rugby in our region." said Jay Myles, Director of Rugby at Mount St. Mary's University. "Their partnership and support allows our groups to grow the game, develop elite level rugby players and continue to connect with our local communities."

Paul Sheehy, Owner, Sheehy Auto Stores, added, “Sheehy Auto Stores has served the Mid-Atlantic’s transportation needs for over 57 years at each of our 30 locations. The rugby communities in D.C., Maryland and Virginia have always supported our company. We are proud to sponsor the development of Rugby East and all the teams it represents.“

About Sheehy Auto Stores

Beginning in 1966, Sheehy Ford began as a small, suburban, family-owned car dealership just off the brand new Washington D.C. Beltway. Today, Sheehy is the 32nd largest dealer group in the nation with 30 dealerships located from Hagerstown and Baltimore, MD to Richmond, VA. Sheehy is the largest retailer of Fords and Nissan in the Washington, DC region and have the largest selection of new Fords. Sheehy also offers additional franchises that include Honda, Lincoln, Subaru, Lexus, INFINITI, Toyota, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Nissan, Buick, GMC, and Mazda.

For more information regarding Sheehy Auto Stores, its products or Sheehy Cares, please visit www.Sheehy.com.

About Rugby East

The Rugby East Conference has long enjoyed the reputation as one of the strongest and most competitive men's intercollegiate rugby conferences in the United States. The Rugby East is comprised of member institutions located in 7 states, including: Army West Point, Kutztown University, Life University, University of Mary Washington, Mount St. Mary's University, U.S. Naval Academy, Notre Dame College (OH), Penn State University, Queens University Charlotte, Southern Virginia University and St. Bonaventure University.

For more information, visit www.RugbyEast.org and follow @RugbyEast on Facebook (facebook.com/RugbyEast) and Instagram (instagram.com/RugbyEast).

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