Blundells And Devonshire

Blundell’s secures Devonshire Homes sponsorship for Rosslyn Park 7s rugby festival

17 March 2023

Blundell’s School has announced an exciting new rugby sponsorship deal with independent Westcountry housebuilder, Devonshire Homes. The deal includes shirt sponsorship, playing kit and off-field teamwear for the school’s senior boys rugby 7s squad. The clothing has been designed and supplied by Devon based specialist, VX3.

Tiverton based Devonshire Homes is an award-winning house builder committed to building high quality new homes throughout the Westcountry. The company has been creating new communities across the South West since 1992 and actively supports charities and fundraising events across the region. Devonshire Homes is a wholly owned subsidiary of London and Devonshire Trust.

Blundell’s School, founded in 1604, is a thriving co-educational day and boarding school based in Tiverton, for pupils aged 3-18 and combines strong academic achievement and excellent co-curricular activities in a secure and happy environment. The school aims to provide an outstanding educational experience for all its pupils.

Angus Cook, Managing Director of Devonshire Homes, commented:

“We are committed to supporting the communities we work in and creating long term partnerships and we are very excited to provide kit sponsorship for the Blundell’s senior rugby side. We are aware of the fantastic rugby season they have had, reaching the last four of the National Schools Rugby Cup and we look forward to following their progress during the rugby 7s campaign, including at the Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens, the largest schools rugby tournament in the world.”

Tony Yapp, newly appointed Director of Rugby at Blundell’s, stated, “We are thrilled to have the support of a prominent local business such as Devonshire Homes and the players are delighted with the new rugby 7s kit, which looks superb. Rugby has always been an important part of the school curriculum and we are proud of our success, at regional and national levels, but also the positive opportunities that exist for all pupils, at various levels, by supporting their rugby journeys and helping to create positive memories that will last a lifetime.”

Blundell’s School takes part in the Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens Tournament which runs between Monday 20th March and Friday 24th March 2023. For more information, visit: