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Rohde & Schwarz UK sponsoring Inter Service Championship 2024 Round 1

Rohde & Schwarz UK have been announced as match sponsors for the 2024 Inter Service Championship opener between the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force at Plymouth’s Brickfields Stadium on Saturday, 20 April.

Rohde & Schwarz develops, produces and markets a wide range of electronic capital goods for industry, infrastructure and government customers. The group is among the technology and market leaders in all of its business fields, including wireless communications, broadcast and media, air traffic control and military radiocommunications, cybersecurity and network technology.

“Rohde & Schwarz UK is proud to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the UK’s Armed Forces at the Inter Service Championship matches of the men and women of the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force,” commented Gary Mackay, Managing Director, Rohde & Schwarz UK.

“As prime sponsor of these matches for the second year running, we celebrate the spirit and sportsmanship that define the UK Armed Forces.

“Witnessing teamwork, respect, and determination on the field is a privilege we share with our veterans who embody these values within our company.

“This has helped us to become a leading player in many technology sectors, providing high-tech solutions from communications to military and air traffic control.

“Thank you to all who serve, their families, and to the organisers who make this event possible. We’re looking forward to the games!”

Match Committee Chair, Cdr Alan Church (RN, retired), thanked Rohde & Schwarz UK for their continued backing of this crucial fixture in the Inter Service Championship.

“Match sponsors make a massive difference to the Inter Service Championship, helping us to deliver fantastic experiences to players and supporters, in addition to growing the competition overall as well as rugby within the individual Services,” he commented.

“Rohde & Schwarz UK has a long-standing relationship with the UK Armed Forces, and on behalf of the Match Committee I would like to thank Stephen and his team for returning as match sponsor for this year’s opening clash between the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force.

“With the countdown gathering pace we are looking forward to a competitive and memorable day’s action at Plymouth’s Brickfields Stadium!”

Tickets are now on sale for the Royal Navy’s matches against the Royal Air Force via

Entry for Under-16s is free, with adult tickets priced at just £10. Serving personnel and veterans tickets are £8. Ticket prices include entry into both the Senior Men’s and Senior Women’s matches.

For more information about Rohde & Schwarz UK visit

Pic: Alligin Photography


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