The Maltese Rugby League Association (MRLA) is proud to announce that Penrith Subaru has agreed to terms on a sponsorship deal which will see the car manufacturer hold front of jersey rights on the Malta Knights until the completion of 2005.

MRLA President George Tonna stated he feels privileged to have a large company such as Subaru take up sponsorship of the Malta Knights. ?It?s an honour to have such a well internationally renowned company like Subaru, in the form of Penrith Subaru join the Malta Knights and we look forward to a long lasting association?

Malta Knights Head Coach Joe Grima is also extremely thrilled with the confirmation of the deal saying ?I?m very pleased that Penrith Subaru have come on board, they have provided us the opportunity to promote rugby league to the Maltese community?

Penrith Subaru Dealer Principal Geoff Heaton said: ?We?re firm believers in supporting initiatives in our local community and our sponsorship of the Malta Knights is a good example of that approach?

?The team has a great attitude towards growth and improvement and we look forward to working with them to help them achieve those goals.?

Subaru Australia is the exclusive importer and distributor of the multi-award winning All-Wheel Drive vehicles that have carved a unique place in the Australian market.

Manufactured in Japan by Fuji Heavy Industries, Subaru vehicles have been imported by Subaru Australia since 1973. Subaru's range includes the Forester, Impreza, Liberty and Outback.

Subaru's philosophy is based on high quality engineering, active and passive safety, reliability, a fun driving experience and value.

Penrith Subaru can be found at: 250 Great Western Highway Kingswood NSW 2747 Australia

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