Penn Mutual signs deal with Silicon Valley Sevens (October 17, 2017)- United World Sports, the owner and operator of the largest annual rugby events in the United States, today announced that The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected life insurance providers, and one of the leading brands fueling the growth of rugby in the United States, has come on as a sponsor of the Silicon Valley 7’s and title Sponsor of the Collegiate Fall Rugby Classic, both of which will be part of Silicon Valley International 7’s rugby weekend at San Jose’s Avaya Stadium on Saturday, November 4th and Sunday, November 5th. “Rugby’s growth in this country is being fueled not just by an expanding fan base and talented players but by business support, and there are few companies doing more in the business space for the sport than Penn Mutual,” said Jon Hinkin, Tournament Director Silicon Valley 7’s. “We are elated to have them come on board in two roles for this new and unique global rugby event, and are proud to work with them year-round on their efforts to reach their business objectives through rugby activation.” “Penn Mutual has seen great return in our business goals through the support of rugby, especially at the collegiate level, and we are very pleased to be part of Silicon Valley International 7’s rugby weekend,” said Tom Harris, Executive Vice President, Distribution, at Penn Mutual. “The growth the sport is seeing in this country is tremendous and we are looking forward to a great weekend in November.”
Penn Mutual signs deal with National Collegiate Rugby The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) today announced the sponsorship by Penn Mutual as the Top Sponsor of NSCRO. The multi-year agreement begins this weekend with the NSCRO Men’s 7s national championship, taking place in conjunction with the 2015 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, at PPL Park in Philadelphia.