SuperCupNI chairman calls for a level playing field

Thursday, 20 July 2017

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THE chairman of SuperCupNI - formerly the Milk Cup - has claimed the millions spent on hosting the World Police and Fire Games in Northern Ireland in 2013 would have 'done us for the next 25 years.'
Victor Leonard's comments came at the launch of next week's tournament during which he argued that homegrown events deserve better support.
“We get around 300,000 for five homegrown events such as the SuperCupNI, the NW200, the NI Open and the Circuit of Ireland Rally while big one-off events can receive millions," he said during a reception in Ballymena's Braid Centre.
“The money it's claimed was spent on the Police and Fire Games four years ago would have done us for the next 25 years, for example.
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