Individuals and local businesses generously contribute time and resources to our club. Eltham Rugby thanks each one for their valued support and looks forward to working with them in the future. We have sponsorship packages which can be taken up by potential sponsors, and we can also be very flexible in accommodating sponsors to best suit their needs.
The current sponsorship package can be found here:
For more information, please contact our sponsorship officer by completing this form.
Fletchers Real Estate has been a Club level sponsor for a number of years through Kaye Hoverd, a Director of Fletchers Diamond Valley. They offer support to the club as a whole, with their logo on all players’ shorts. Kaye can be contacted for real estate enquiries in the local area at https://fletchers.net.au/team/kaye-hoverd
Kingdom Constructions Group provides Junior Club sponsorship through Mike Finn, who is also a parent of junior players at the club. Kingdom Constructions Group are builders with a focus on commercial projects, initially working in Northern and Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, but now Melbourne-wide. Their logo is displayed on the U11s’ playing tops and will be on Junior coaches’ jackets in 2022.
Trees R Us has been a Gold sponsor for many years, specifically supporting our Premiership (Seniors A) team, with their logo displayed on the team’s playing tops. Trees R Us is owned by Roger Iacobucci and specialises in tree services in the Northern and Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Roger is well known at the club, regularly playing for the Seniors B team and often providing delicious meals (pasta is his speciality) for senior players after training.
The K9 Company has been a Gold sponsor at the club for a number of years, with their logo displayed on the Premiership Reserves (Seniors B) team’s playing tops. The K9 Company provides dog obedience training, grooming and other products. They are owned by Brent and Cat Dry who can be seen leading training on the club’s ground at Bridge St, Eltham on Sunday mornings.
TechKnowledgey® is a recent Gold sponsor, specifically supporting the U10s’ junior team, with their logo displayed on the team’s playing top. Founded by Tor & Nadine Hansen, TechKnowledgey® provides professional development training services to skill and upskill adult learners who are currently employed or are seeking employment in a variety of industries. Tor also manages the U8s Blacks team, is a Committee Member, and has children playing rugby at the club.
Goplay is a recent Gold sponsor, with their logo displayed on the U12s’ junior team playing top. Goplay makes custom playgrounds for commercial purposes. It is owned by the West family and provides the sponsorship through James West and employee Shane Taylor (a parent of junior players). Goplay also helped with our fundraising Christmas trees sales in 2020 by delivering trees using their bright red 1956 Ford F-100 car.
Le Pine Funerals in Eltham have been an Advertising Package sponsor for several years. Le Pine Funerals is centrally located in Eltham and their experienced funeral directors can also serve Montmorency, Lower Plenty and surrounding suburbs.
Heath’s Snake and Reptile Control has been a sponsor for several years, taking advantage of one of our Advertising Package sponsorships. Heath Morehu owns this licensed and registered snake catching and wildlife demonstrating business, with his family contributing to the club as players and volunteers, and putting on wildlife shows at Junior Presentation Days.
Jim’s Test & Tag, through Rob Sprackman, is a recent Advertising Package sponsor, as well as sponsoring equipment and displaying their logo on Junior coaches’ jackets in 2022. Jim’s Test & Tag franchise checks and tests electrical and fire safety equipment. Rob is a parent of junior players at the club.
Adam Lonigro Plumbing is a recent sponsor, purchasing important equipment for the junior team. Adam Lonigro Plumbing (connected to Lonibuild) and Reading Consultant Services is a family-owned business: Adam performs all types of plumbing work, and his partner, Bernadette Reading, consults for companies which sell units/homes. Bernadette is a parent of junior players at the club.
Eltham Family Dental is a recent sponsor, taking advantage of one of our Advertising Package sponsorships. Their clinic provides a range of dental services using the latest dentistry techniques and technologies. Through their dentist, Indu Joseph, they also offer reduced-cost customised children’s mouthguards (in club colours, player’s name and 12 months warranty), which includes free dental check-up when a mouthguard is purchased.
The Eltham district community Bendigo Bank became a sponsor of the club in 2021 through a successful grant, which contributed to the purchase of a new bar display fridge. They also provided sponsorship for Gala Day. Our club is a customer of the Eltham Bendigo Bank, and the bank can further support our club when members take out loans through branches at Eltham, Diamond Creek, Hurstbridge, Doreen, Mernda or Kinglake.
Stix & Stones became a sponsor of the club in 2021. Stix & Stones is a local restaurant in Lower Plenty offering contemporary dining 7 days a week, including takeaway. Every time a club member orders a meal and uses the code ‘RUGBY’, the restaurant will donate $5 to the club.
Steel and Thompson Families
The Steel and Thompson families have been long-standing supporters of the club, both through playing and volunteering in a number of roles. Most notably, through Dovagate, they have made a major contribution through the acquisition, delivery and selling of Christmas trees, our most important club fundraiser.