The Bendigo Community Bank Branches in the South East have proudly announced a major three-year naming rights sponsorship of the Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Football League.
Moving forward, the league will be known as the Bendigo Bank KNTFL.
Bendigo Bank is the fifth largest bank in Australia with over 1.6 million customers and provides competitive products along with innovative service and is consistently rated high for trust and satisfaction.
Importantly Bendigo Bank is a community-based bank with the Community Bank branch network having delivered over $200 million back to Australian communities.
‘We are very pleased to be able to help out grassroots football and this gives us an opportunity to show that banking locally supports local communities’
The South East Community Bank® Branches, which incorporates Keith, Penola, Robe and Mount Gambier branches, and the KNTFL is excited to announce this partnership as the KNTFL represents multiple communities in the Middle and Upper South East.
This will be alongside sponsorships for the Mid-South Eastern and Western Border Football Leagues.
Both the Bendigo Bank branches in the South East and the KNTFL are committed to ensuring local football communities continue to thrive and the branches are excited to be able to offer banking support for local sporting clubs.
James Ryan, Chairman of the Keith branch Board and Mark Edwards, Chairman of the Penola branch board, said: “We are very excited to be involved with the local football league. It has taken a while to establish our reputation and brand in the local area and this will reinforce our community-based strategy.
“We are very pleased to be able to help out grassroots football and this gives us an opportunity to show that banking locally supports local communities.”
The KNTFL season will now start a week later than originally planned, on Saturday, April 6, after league delegates voted to change the draw last week.
The round 1 draw is: Border Districts v Padthaway, Mundulla v Naracoorte, K/L United v Bordertown, Penola v Lucindale, Keith v Kingston, Kybybolite bye.