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rebel becomes platinum partner

SportWest has signed rebel as its platinum partner and naming rights partner for the rebel Junior Sports Star of the Year award.

The rebel Junior Sports Star of the Year award is one of nine awards presented annually at the SportWest Awards.

rebel has a genuine passion for grassroots sport and engagement and is looking forward to championing sport participation in West Australian communities and celebrating a junior sports star that has demonstrated exceptional performance.

SportWest Chief Executive Officer Matt Fulton said rebel’s core business aligned with SportWest’s mission to inspire West Australians through sport.

“SportWest wants to grow participation in sport right across the State and rebel provides apparel and equipment which caters for the beginner right through to the serious sportsperson,” Mr Fulton said.

“rebel has a strong footprint in Western Australia and when combined with its online retail website, they make it easier for West Australians to get their sporting goods and get active, regardless of their location.

“We are genuinely excited to partner with a national brand in rebel because, like us, they want to see people of all ages and abilities getting active and playing sport.”

rebel Retail State Manager for Western Australia Steve Lacey said: “Sport is Calling and together rebel and SportWest will champion sport participation in local communities right across Western Australia.

“Our vision is to inspire all Western Australians to participate in and support sport at all levels. We hope this award inspires Western Australian young athletes across the State in all sports to chase and achieve their sporting dreams and passion.”

rebel is the leading retailer of sporting and leisure equipment, apparel and footwear in Australia. Today, rebel has more than 155 stores across Australia, with over 6,000 employees. In Western Australia, rebel has 14 stores and is a proud partner of national sporting competitions such as the AFL, AFLW, rebel VFLW, Football Australia and the Matildas as well as our other state-based partnerships with Q Sport, Sport NSW, Sport SA, and Vicsport.

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Please contact SportWest Communications and Events Manager Steve Glover on 0419 917 544 or steveglover@sportwest.com.au

Date: 22 October 2022

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