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Subaru brings Irish hockey ace on board as brand ambassador


Ireland hockey ace Chloe Watkins has become a Subaru Brand Ambassador with Castle Garage in Bray.

Watkins, who lives in Killiney and plays club hockey with Monkstown, is a key member of the Irish womens hockey team and played a pivotal role in Ireland’s historic run to the 2018 World Cup final.

Subaru’s new brand ambassador made her 200th senior international appearance for Ireland in that final having secured her first cap in July 2010 against Scotland.

(Left to Right): James Larkin, Subaru Ireland, Derek Bradshaw, dealer principal at Castle Garage Bray and Chloe Watkins, new Subaru Brand Ambassador with the all-new Subaru Forester e-Boxer

Derek Bradshaw, dealer principal at Castle Garage Bray commented: “We are absolutely thrilled to have Chloe on board as our Subaru Brand Ambassador. Chloe played a pivotal part in Ireland’s silver medal at the World Cup in August 2018 and we look forward, in anticipation to her exploits on the pitch in Tokyo this Summer. Subaru is a safe, reliable and capable brand and we feel this association is the a perfect fit for Chloe’s busy lifestyle.”

Last month, Watkins scored in a 4-3 in sudden death shootout against Canada in Donnybrook to ensure Ireland’s first ever appearance at an Olympic games next summer at Tokyo 2020.

Watkins added: “I need a car that suits my busy lifestyle and I’m delighted to come on board with Subaru and Castle Garage here in Bray.”