Cider Company Blackthorn have ended their sponsorship deal with Bristol clubs, Bristol City, Bristol Rovers and Bristol Rugby.
For Shepton Mallet Cider Mill, this brings a ending to the longest sponsorship deals.
The Marketing Director of the Shepton Mallet Cider Mill said ”As a business located in and committed to the South West, we would like to thank everyone connected with the clubs, especially the fans, for their support of Blackthorn Cider and to wish them every success in the future.”
The Chief Executive of Bristol sports returned the thanks ”We have had a tremendously good relationship with Blackthorn over the last few years and thank them for their support. As Bristol Rugby move to Ashton Gate (The home of Bristol City Football Club) and the stadium rebuild begins it is a time of exciting changes and opportunity.”