Champagne Pol Roger and PlayBrave sports apparel announce their sponsorship of the 2015 Varsity Real Tennis Tournament and launch a competition in celebration of the partnership

First held in 1859 the annual Real Tennis match between rival universities Oxford and Cambridge will take place at the Real Tennis court at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th February.

Pol Roger has a deep-rooted relationship with Varsity Real Tennis, and has sponsored the match since 2002.

James Simpson MW, the Managing Director at Pol Roger Portfolio, stressed the importance of the sponsorship, “We are delighted to support such a prestigious sporting occasion and it is a fitting endorsement that the students will be so smartly dressed in PlayBrave sports shirts. We look forward to toasting the winners of the match with a glass or two of Pol Roger!”


To celebrate this first collaboration between Pol Roger and PlayBrave, a competition will run across twitter and Facebook in order to win an exclusive double-prize. Pol Roger are offering a bottle of Pol Roger Brut Reserve* and PlayBrave are offering the choice of either a performance polo or tee to the lucky winner who has to simply answer the following question:

As the original racquet sport, from which lawn tennis is derived, there are how many remaining real tennis courts in the world?

(a) 4,300 (b) 43 or (c) 43,000

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 *The competition is only open to over 18s and UK residents. The winning entry will be selected at random when the competition closes on Sunday 1st March 2015

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