George Kruis nails down an off-field deal with old club Saracens
Ex-England international George Kruis has agreed to a one-deal with Saracens that will see the company he formed with fellow lock Dominic Day become the club’s official wellness partner. “Both Dom and I are committed to providing the best products available on the market and we are super excited to be partnering with Saracens to make our products available across the teams as the official wellness partner,” enthused Kruis, who played his last game for the London club in January 2020 before heading to Japan.
Kruis has been playing for the Wild Knights where he has one more season left on his deal and he told RugbyPass last month that he is hoping to return to the Premiership for the 2022/23 season once he returns to the UK in May at the end of the 2022 Japanese campaign. Day, meanwhile, has relocated to Dublin since his retirement from pro rugby and has recently taken up grassroots rugby, playing for Malahide in the All-Ireland League.
A club statement read: “Supporting the men, women and mavericks, fourfive are the latest partner to support all three elite teams at StoneX Stadium. Founded by former Saracens players George Kruis and Dom Day, fourfive aims to help people lead healthier, happier lives through the power of CBD and vitamin supplements.
“Kruis won three European titles and four Premiership trophies during his time in North London, and Day had a 14-year career at the top level which included over 250 matches.
“They set up fourfive together after both suffering from a number of injuries as they saw the benefits CBD could bring to assist in their recovery. After having a transformative effect and becoming injury-free, they decided to create the UK’s first tested CBD and vitamin nutrition supplements brand.
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— RugbyPass (@RugbyPass) September 12, 2021
“The former internationals’ premium blends are designed by world-class scientists to fit seamlessly into your daily routine, whether you are taking CBD oil, capsules or vitamins. fourfive will support the players of all three Saracens teams throughout the 2021/22 season with their range of products, looking to help perform at their best in elite level sport.”
Saracens CEO Lucy Wray added: “We are delighted to welcome FourFive to the Saracens family. Both George and Dom know exactly what this club is all about from their playing days so to see them back again in this capacity is very pleasing for everyone. It is a very exciting partnership for us and we can’t wait to see it grow over the 21/22 season.”
— RugbyPass (@RugbyPass) October 6, 2021
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