Charles Hurst Land Rover scores with Ireland legend Luke

Ireland and Ulster Rugby's Luke Marshall backs Charles Hurst Land Rover in new ambassador role.

Ulster and Ireland rugby star Luke Marshall has joined the team at Charles Hurst Land Rover in an important deal which appoints the Irish International as the official ambassador for the iconic Land Rover brand at Charles Hurst.

Stephen Surgenor Franchise Director of the Land Rover dealership at Charles Hurst, said Marshall was perfectly suited to the new role.

The Land Rover brand represents pure style, functionality, rugged capability and longevity in a unique, quality package – features we can readily see in one of our rising rugby stars, Luke Marshall.

“Working with such an accomplished sportsman is an exciting prospect for us. Luke is a huge talent in the world of sport and he echoes our core values of adventure and challenge. We're delighted to have Luke on board and we look forward to working with him."

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As part of the six-month deal, Luke will work closely with Charles Hurst Land Rover on a range of exciting projects, including live events, to help promote the Charles Hurst Land Rover brand. Luke, 23, said he was looking forward to the challenge as he took the keys to his new Freelander.

“To be asked to become a brand ambassador for Charles Hurst Land Rover is a great honour and I'm gearing up to embrace that challenge in the year ahead."

Former Ballymena player Marshall recently signed a three year deal with Ulster, and is the winner of 5 International caps. The playmaker made his international debut for Ireland in 2012, and is expected to be the sides long-term number 12 ahead of the 2015 World Cup.