Australian Under 20 Rugby Union captain Liam Gill has joined another winning team as the latest Brand Ambassador for Kia Motors Australia.
Gill is fast carving himself a place in Australia’s rugby union’s future with some outstanding efforts in his role as openside flanker for the Queensland Reds in the FxPro Super Rugby, and the 19-year-old has been rewarded with the captaincy of the Australian team for the Junior World Championships in South Africa next month.
“”I’m thrilled to be given another opportunity at the Junior World Championships _ it’s a great tournament to play in,” Gill said.
Kia Motors Australia Chief Operating Officer, Tony Barlow, said the decision to invite Gill on board as a Brand Ambassador was an easy one to make.
“Liam is an exciting young player making his way in a very tough and demanding professional sporting endeavour through determination, hard work and undeniable talent,” Mr Barlow said.
“They are attributes that we at Kia, as a challenger brand, value and understand. We are delighted to have a young man of Liam’s stature represent our brand and our company.”
Gill said the opportunity to be associated with Kia was one he valued.
“Any sportsman strives for improvement in their own sphere, but they can also recognise the efforts and success of others, and Kia is obviously a company that has planned and prepared well for its own challenges,” Gill said.
“You don’t have to be an expert to recognise talent and potential. I see that in Kia and am very happy to be a part of that environment.”