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The Energy Check announced as Wales' Primary Partners for Commonwealth Championships

7th February 2018, 10:50

The Energy Check announced as Wales' Primary Partners for Commonwealth Championships

Energy saving company, The Energy Check, have become Wales Rugby League’s official energy partner and principal partner for the Rugby League Commonwealth Championships later this month.

Founded in 2014, the UK based company work with six core values - honesty, respect, accuracy, transparency, professionalism and customer focused. They have already achieved the Investors In People award and in addition to their already established energy saving measures provided to customers throughout the UK, they have recently launched a Domestic Utility Switching site aimed at reducing utility costs for their domestic customers.

David Winton, CEO at The Energy Check,, said: “I am absolutely delighted to be supporting the Wales Rugby League team in the upcoming 2018 Rugby League Commonwealth Championships. As one of the world’s top Rugby League playing nations, we are very proud to be named as the Official Energy Partner. We have a strong presence in Wales with a large customer base and so it is good to be able to further showcase our business in association with the national team.

“This relationship gives us a platform to spread our message of our commitment to reducing our customers energy costs, energy consumption and carbon footprint. In the last two months alone we have saved businesses over £1.1million in energy costs and our average saving for our residential customers is over £300 per annum when using our switching site at We are looking forward to working with the team, the Welsh business community and the residents of Wales over the coming years.”

Wales Rugby League’s commercial manager, Craig Poskitt said: “I am delighted to welcome The Energy Check to our ever growing portfolio of partners. The investment received has enabled us to compete in the Commonwealth Championships, which is such a prestigious event, and for that we thank Shaun and his team. We look forward to a long term association with The Energy Check with further announcements in the near future.”

Wales are competing in the 2018 Rugby League Commonwealth Championships In Moreton Bay, Queensland on February 23-24. This under-23 Nines tournament is officially endorsed by the Commonwealth Games Federation and is classed as an exhibition sport with the aim for it to become a full medal sport in 2026.


The 2014 tournament highlights

Wales won bronze four years ago in Glasgow, and they will again take on Australia, the 2014 silver medallists, as well as Fiji and Scotland in Group A.

For a full set of Rugby League Commonwealth Championship fixtures, please go to To purchase tickets, go to

For the rules of Rugby League Nines, and a full history of Wales’ involvement, please go to

To sponsor a Wales player on this tour, please email the Wales tour’s commercial manager Craig Poskitt at Full 2018 squad profiles are available at