Black Pirates have signed a three-year deal with Stanbic Bank worth Shs150million.
The Black Pirates are the current League, Uganda Cup and the National Sevens circuit champions.
The three-year-deal, which was announced on Monday morning will see Pirates wear Stanbic Bank branded jerseys both at home and way.
For Edmond Owor, the Pirates Chairman, the deal comes in handy.
“This for us is a huge boost for the club and players. It will motivate us to win more silverware,” Owor said during the press briefing.
The move comes as a boost for Pirates who also kick started their rugby league title defence with an emphatic 48-09 win over Walukuba Rugby Club in Jinja.
Elsewhere, Plascon Mongers and Hima Heathens picked up wins at home and away respectively, Mongers beating up on Mulago 19-00 while Heathens beat up on Toyota Buffaloes 34-09.
Rugby Premiership Weekend Results.
Walukuba 09: 48 Black Pirates
Plascon Mongers 19:00 Mulago Rams RFC
Toyota Buffaloes09: 34 Hima Cement Heathens
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