Leading firm Pacific Advisory has today been unveiled as the Platinum and Naming Rights sponsor of the Vanuatu Rugby League team.

The sponsorship will see the team branded the Pacific Advisory Vanuatu Rugby League team for the upcoming historic Test match between the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to be staged in Honiara on Saturday 21st October 2017.

“This vital sponsorship deal has ensured the tour to the Solomon Islands could go ahead in what is a vital component of our strategy to play regular Test Matches and will continue our build up to the 2018 Emerging Nations World Championships” commented VRL President Tom Carlo. “This tour couldn’t go ahead without a major sponsor and we’re very pleased to partner with such a well-respected organisation and be known as the Pacific Advisory Vanuatu Rugby League team and we thank Pacific Advisory for their ongoing support of the VRL.”

The Platinum Sponsorship will see Pacific Advisory that specialise in asset management, receivership management, procurement, investment advisory services, compliance and company licensing, researching market opportunities, conducting due diligence, policy development and implementation, government introductions and shareholders representative in the South Pacific feature on the front of the players jersey, shorts and polo shirts in addition to the naming rights of the team. Pacific Advisory were a Gold sponsor in 2016 and have increased investment in VRL for 2017.

Pacific Advisory is pleased to support the ongoing growth of and increase investment in rugby league in Vanuatu, Managing Partner Glen Craig says “We were very pleased with the outcomes of our sponsorship of the team in 2016 and the way the game is developing as a whole, particularly at a domestic level. When the opportunity came to increase our investment to Platinum and Naming Rights sponsor it was too good an opportunity to pass up and we’re looking forward to supporting the team in this historic Test Match.”

A range of player sponsorships to support the players to get to Solomon Islands are still available, please contact the VRL for more information on

Further information for Pacific Advisory can be found at or they can be contacted on +678 22404 (Vanuatu), +64 9 889 3221 (New Zealand), +852 8198 8410 (Hong Kong) or +679 9982130 (Fiji).

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Raymond Nasse

Sports Editor

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