David Cleary, landlord of the Rose & Crown in Stoke Road, Gosport is the sponsor of the Match Ball for this Saturday's final home game of the season when the 1st XV game play Effingham & Leatherhead (3pm).

A player at Gosport & Fareham, David is pictured with 1st XV forward Sean Shepherd who presented David with a signed match day ball.

Match Ball sponsors have their photo taken with a 1st XV player which is published on this website and on the club's Facebook page to acknowledge their support.

Sponsors also receive a match ball signed by the 1st XV.

The cost of sponsorship is a minimum £50 although sponsors can give a bigger sum if they wish!

You can sponsor as a business, an individual or share the cost as a group of friends.

If you would like to be a ball sponsor next season, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name and contact details and confirm the amount you are willing to pay for any of our home fixtures this season.

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Words & photo: Brian Seeney

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