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Illuvium to partner with the Bulldogs as front of shorts sponsor

The Bulldogs are pleased to announce that world-leading blockchain gaming studio, Illuvium, will be proudly displayed on the front of the Bulldogs NRL playing shorts for the rest of the 2022 season.

Illuvium is an open-world exploration, NFT creature collector and autobattler game built on the Ethereum Blockchain. It will be released on PC and Mac in late 2022, and onto mobile soon after. Players will play and earn in a graphically-rich, sci-fi adventure to conquer the wilderness to help your crash-landed crew flourish.

 The partnership with the Bulldogs is the first elite sporting partnership for Illuvium, and one of the first in sport for a blockchain game that uses NFT's and enables players to physically own their in-game assets.

Illuvium is said to be the first blockchain based AAA online game of this scope, making it one of the most significantly advanced milestones in the field to date.  Players will be able to explore up to 7 dazzling alien landscapes and uncover the cataclysmic events that shattered Illuvium.

Completing the Bulldogs NRL on-field apparel partnerships for 2022, Illuvium will become the ‘Official Front of Shorts and Online Blockchain Game partner of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, launching at this weekend’s Magic Round game against the Newcastle Knights.

Bulldogs Chief Executive, Aaron Warburton, was delighted about forming a partnership with a market leader in the blockchain gaming space;

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Illuvium on board as a partner in 2022.  Illuvium will be a new and exciting way for fans to get involved in a modern and market leading Australian business, and we are looking forward to partnering on that journey with Illuvium.”

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Separate to the brilliance of Illuvium, Co-founder Kieran Warwick’s passion for a successful Bulldogs Club will be a key driver to the success of this partnership. Kieran has been able to achieve in his short business career is the platform for his next phase and we are extremely excited to play a part of it.”

Kieran is also an avid Bulldogs supporter and genuinely believes in where the Club is heading;

“As a passionate Bulldogs supporter, I am so honoured to be able to help support this great club. We look forward to creating some unique opportunities to engage Bulldogs fans with Illuvium in some fun and exciting ways in 2022, and to being a part of the future of the Bulldogs. We look forward to welcoming Bulldogs fans & the wider Rugby League community to the online blockchain gaming space in 2022.”

Supporters are encouraged to learn more about the Illuvium world, and the game to be launched in the months ahead, by visiting

Acknowledgement of Country

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs respect and honour the Darug and Eora nations, who are the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.