Bluepoppy become front of shirt sponsor

16 April 2018

Gloucestershire Cricket is delighted to announce Bluepoppy Vehicle Solutions as a sponsor of the Specsavers County Championship shirt for the 2018 season. 

Last year Bluepoppy sponsored the collars of all three Gloucestershire shirts. They are also the clubs Official Car Provider and have been for the previous two seasons. They have provided cars to a number of the Gloucestershire players including, Michael Klinger, and fellow Australian overseas star Daniel Worrall.

Gloucestershire Cricket Chief Executive, Will Brown said: “We are delighted that Bluepoppy have increased their sponsorship of the club this year, it’s great to see them on the front of the Specsavers County Championship shirt. Bluepoppy have been a sponsor of the club since 2016 and it’s testament to our relationship that they have become a main shirt sponsor for the 2018 season.”

Gloucestershire supporters will be able to witness the team in the new Specsavers County Championship shirt on Friday 20th April when we face Glamorgan for our first home fixture of the 2018 season. 

Bluepoppy Group Founder and Director, Paul Watts-Barnes: “Over the past two years we have been impressed by both the effort and support the GCCC team have put into ensuing our sponsorship is a commercial success. With this in mind we are delighted to increase our agreement to include the Sponsorship of the County Championship Shirt.”

Bluepoppy Managing Director, Andrew Starr: “The huge crowds that Gloucestershire enjoys at the T20 and other matches have enabled us to showcase our products to a large Bristol audience. GCCC have not only helped us build our brand recognition they have also introduced many new clients and we hope this season will be no different.”

Bluepoppy Vehicle Solutions founded by Managing Director Andrew Starr and Co-Owner Paul Watts-Barnes is an independent Bristol-based car and van leasing and finance specialist. Established in 2003 Bluepoppy provides impartial advice, through a consultative approach on all types of vehicle finance, supply and vehicle related services. Guidance is provided on a range of finance solutions available, which are then matched to the individual or business needs. Bluepoppy Vehicle Solutions Limited is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Bluepoppy Vehicle Solutions supplies Cars and Vans of all makes and models at highly competitive prices. Partnered with the UK’s largest funders such as Lex Autolease, Hitachi Capital, Alphabet, Santander and ALD we can provide funding for both businesses and private individuals. As a total one-stop shop for vehicle supply we can provide the most competitive rates backed with excellent local customer service and nationwide delivery.

As a Bristol based company we are proud to invest in our local Sport. By working closely with local sports teams, the success and profile of Bluepoppy has continued to increase across the region. We having established and growing sponsor partnerships with teams such as:

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club

Bristol City Football Club

Bristol City W.F.C

Bristol Rugby

Bristol Rovers Football Club

Bristol Flyers Basketball Team

Bristol Saracens Rugby Football Club

Lodway Cricket Club


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