Dacia launches community skills showcase initiative

Dacia, the sponsors of the World Club Series, have confirmed the launch of the Dacia #FlairPlay community programme.

Backed by Super League stars such as Kallum Watkins and Sam Tomkins, the project aims to provide grassroots players with the opportunity to win professional training sessions.

Community club players around the country are being encouraged to share their most skilful manoeuvres,with the chance on offer to earn a place in the Dacia Skill Showroom.

There, the best entries will be judged by an elite panel, with the prize a professional training session for their club.

“There’s plenty of talent out there and, whether it’s a move they’ve been perfecting for years or an outrageous challenge between a group of mates at the end of training session,” Leeds centre Watkins said.

“I can’t wait to see what #FlairPlay people have in the locker.”

In addition to the professional players and coaches, Dacia will be providing each of the winning clubs with training equipment, auction items and marketing support

The judging panel will consist of Watkins and Tomkins, plus league legends Kevin Sinfield, Paul Sculthorpe and Kylie Leuluai.

Ed Preston, Dacia communications manager, said: “As a brand, Dacia is always looking to unlock possibilities and for the passionate rugby league players and fans, so what better possibility is there than the chance to be trained by the professionals on your own pitch?

“The #FlairPlay competition is a great demonstration of our proud support of community rugby league and we’re really excited to see it roll out over the course of the season.”

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