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Contego Sports gets ahead of the posse with €1.5 million fund

27th August, 2017

Marc Ganly, chief executive of Contego Sports Andrew Downes

A patented head guard designed to protect rugby players from brain injuries has netted Galway start-up Contego Sports €1.5 million in funding from private investors and state agency Enterprise Ireland.

The company is close to finalising a deal with a distributor in South Africa, having already agreed distribution contracts for the N-Pro head guard in Britain, Australia and New Zealand.

Contego’s chief executive Marc Ganly established the company three years ago with his wife, Sandra,...

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