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Marston's announces extended cricketing link with Lord's Cricket Ground

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: August 21, 2014

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A BURTON brewing giant has announced the continuation of a link with 'the home of cricket'.

Marston's, based in Shobnall Road, has revealed the 'renewal of its association' with the Lord's Cricket Ground and Marylebone Cricket Club in a new five-year sponsorship and pouring rights deal.

In a link-up which began with Lord's in 2008, Marston's will continue its sole supply of all bars at the ground including its range of premium cask and craft beers, led by is flagship brand, Marston's Pedigree.

Marston's will also retain signage and hospitality benefits in the ground as part of the deal up to 2019.

Jonathan Robinson, assistant secretary (commercial) for Marylebone Cricket Club, said: "Marston's is a valued commercial partner here at Lord's and we are delighted to continue our association, particularly in this ground's bicentennial year.

"With its excellent portfolio of beers, training and dedication to quality at every level it is the perfect complement to the hospitality services that we offer to members, guests and visitors."

Richard Westwood, managing director of Marston's Beer Company, said: "Given our long association with cricket from grassroots to the national game it is only fitting that our beers have a place on the bars at the home of cricket.

"We are proud to be associated for a further five years with such a prestigious club and to have a place in its iconic surroundings."

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