JLT STRENGTHENS POSITION AS AUSTRALIA'S LEADING SPORTS RISK ADVISOR WITH LATEST NRL TOUCH FOOTBALL PARTNERSHIP

30 April 2018

  • Leading insurance broker and risk advisor, Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) Australia is delighted to announce a three year partnership with NRL Touch Football Australia (TFA) becoming the Official Risk Partner of the nation’s much loved sport.

The new partnership aims to empower TFA through comprehensive insurance cover and leading risk expertise, protecting everyone from the juniors to the elite and making the sport safer for all - on and off the field.

“Being the leader in the business of sport risk in Australia, JLT are delighted to announce our partnership with NRL Touch Football Australia. We look forward to working with its clubs and members around the country to create a consistent, tailored risk solution nationally whilst giving back to the sporting community,” said Nick Harris, CEO, JLT.

“As a long-standing risk partner of Cricket Australia and the AFL, and now NRL Touch Football Australia, JLT strives to create safer sporting communities nationally.”

JLT will provide broking services to TFA’s national program, covering up to 500,000 Touch Football players and all insurances for each state entity, including Workers’ Compensation.

“Touch Football Australia is committed to providing the safest sporting environment possible for our participants, and JLT provides comprehensive insurance cover to assist with that,” said Steve Mitchell, CEO, NRL Touch Football Australia.

This latest community driven partnership is consistent with JLT’s tradition of bringing sport to fans across Australia and supporting grassroots to elite players, wherever the game is played.

JLT combines specialist knowledge of the sports sector with market leading expertise to manage and mitigate risk, creating safer sporting environments for valued partners and the wider sporting community across Australia. With over 30 years of specialist insight and the largest dedicated sport risk team in Australia designing and implementing risk management solutions, JLT supports sport at all levels.

“We welcome NRL Touch Football Australia and look forward to working closely with them to empower and support the game with our deep sports risk expertise,” said Nick Harris.

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Email: diya.ingleshwar@jlta.com.au