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Wednesday 24 March, 2021

IMB Bank is delighted to announce that we are the official naming rights partner for the IMB South Coast Blaze, a growing franchise in the Netball NSW Premier League.

IMB Bank CEO, Robert Ryan, said today, “Sport plays a key role in building healthy, thriving communities. As a bank that’s focused on supporting and building strong, sustainable communities for over 140 years, we’re proud to support the IMB Bank South Coast Blaze in 2021.

IMB South Coast Blaze Opens Co-Captain Katelyn Begley, Opens Vice Captain Kristina Brice, IMB Bank General Manager Corporate Services Lauren Wise, Opens Co-Captain Abbey McFadden, U23s Captain Jessica Bowden.

IMB South Coast Blaze Opens Co-Captain Katelyn Begley, Opens Vice Captain Kristina Brice, IMB Bank General Manager Corporate Services Lauren Wise, Opens Co-Captain Abbey McFadden, U23s Captain Jessica Bowden.

“For young people in our communities, the IMB Bank South Coast Blaze provides a strong example of the benefits of sport and helps bring our communities together in a healthy way,” said Mr Ryan. “We’re also pleased to support the Talent Identification Program because it provides a clear, accessible pathway to elite level participation presenting great opportunities for young women in the region.

“IMB Bank’s association with the Blaze exemplifies how we seek to foster a sense of community, equality and opportunity in the areas where we operate. We look forward to playing our small part in the upcoming seasonand wish the IMB South Coast Blaze every success.”

South Coast Blaze Chairperson Karina Franke is looking forward to the 2021 season with IMB Bank on board. “After a successful inaugural season in 2020, we are thrilled to receive the support of IMB Bank, which is eager to help grow grassroots and elite netball on the South Coast and surrounding regions, including South Western Sydney. These partnerships are integral to the success of our Premier League teams and programs, like our Talent Identification Program, and we are extremely appreciative of IMB Bank’s support for netball and women’s sport. We look forward to working together to bring a red-hot IMB South Coast Blaze season,” said Franke.

The Netball NSW Premier League season begin on Wednesday 7 April, 2021, at Netball Central in Sydney Olympic Park. The season will run for 18 rounds, finishing in August with the Semi-Finals, Preliminary Finals and Grand Finals.

Find out more about the Blaze and check out of the teams, associations and community projects IMB currently supports.

Why choose us?

Established in 1880, we have been helping people achieve their financial goals for 140 years and are rated by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Banks. We offer a full range of competitive banking, including home and personal lending, savings and transaction accounts, term deposits, business banking, and can arrange financial planning, insurance and travel products.

We provide simple and secure digital banking solutions online and on mobile, and members enjoy access to free automated phone and internet banking, and a team of professionals at our locally based contact centre. With a growing branch network throughout the Illawarra, Sydney, NSW South Coast, Newcastle/Hunter, the ACT and Melbourne, we have a lending specialist in every branch and a team of mobile lending specialists who will come to you.

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