Woodworm Cricket Products, South African Sales Agent Appointed

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Texas Peak South Africa (Pty)Ltd, the South African distributor of Woodworm cricket products announces the appointment of Johan Muller Sport CC as its sales agent.

Texas Peak South Africa (Pty) Ltd, the distributors of the exciting Woodworm range of cricket products has today announced the appointment of Johan Muller Sport CC as its sales agent.

The Woodworm range of cricket products will be presented to specialty stores in April 2006 with deliveries commencing in July 2006.

About Woodworm: (http://www.woodworm.co.za)

Joe Sillett and his father Bob began re-shaping an old cricket bat riddled with woodworm in August 2001. The result was the first ever “Wand” cricket bat. Convinced that the bat offered something unique, Joe used it in a club game and scored 142 not out. The Woodworm Cricket Company was born.

“My goal has been to create a revolutionary bat”, says Joe, “one which not only would appeal to the eye as something entirely new, but offer real playing and performance benefits. The prototype was taken to three leading international bat manufacturers. From these, we chose a company, who could bring traditional manufacturing craftsmanship to our innovative thinking. I am delighted that the bat has received full approval from all the cricketing authorities”.

Two of the worlds most recognized and leading batsmen endorse the bats, the big-hitting English batsmen—Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen. Woodworm has had tremendous success since the launch of the brand and is one of the fastest growing sports brands in the world today.

About Johan Muller Sport CC

Johan Muller Sport CC initially started its business as a coaching organization, opening cricket academies at schools, conducting cricket clinics in school holidays. The business has evolved to selling superior cricket products. “We are delighted to be associated with the Woodworm cricket brand” said Johan, “it is the most exciting development in cricket bats that we have seen for a very long time”

About Texas Peak South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Texas Peak South Africa (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary of Texas Peak Pty Ltd a successful Australasian distributor of internationally branded sporting brands. The South African business was established in 2006 which will be launching the Woodworm cricket brand (http://www.woodworm.co.za) as its first product range into the South African market followed by the Brooks technical footwear and apparel range (http://www.brooksrunning.co.za) later on in the year.

“We will be building the business from grass roots”, says Michael Shandler a director of Texas Peak South Africa (Pty) Ltd, “we are in it for the long haul taking one step at a time, we are excited about entering the South African market”.


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