LG has dropped sacked Australian vice-captain David Warner.
LG has dropped sacked Australian vice-captain David Warner.

Life’s (not so) Good for Warner: Sponsor wields axe

ELECTRONICS giant LG has dropped sacked Australian vice-captain David Warner following the ball tampering scandal in South Africa.

It was confirmed on Wednesday its brand ambassador, who signed in November 2014, would not have his contract renewed.

The electronics company's OLED TVs were spruiked so heavily by the opening batsman in the past year the ads were parodied by fans.

"LG's current sponsorship of David Warner is in the final weeks, and in light of recent events we have decided not to renew our partnership," the company said in a statement.

"LG Australia will always look to work with ambassadors that share our core brand values and we take these relationships incredibly seriously to ensure we put our customers, employees and stakeholders first."

It comes as a fresh blow to Warner, who has been sent home over his role in the controversy and is facing accusations of "going rogue" from his teammates in the wake of the scandal.



Couple 'beaten' by gang in sickening beach attack

premium_icon Couple 'beaten' by gang in sickening beach attack

Woman claims she and husband were set upon by youths.

Busy police thrown a lifeline

Busy police thrown a lifeline

Police are often the first on scene in times of crisis and distress.

Hopes hang on dust settling rain for NNSW

Hopes hang on dust settling rain for NNSW

Good news for Northern NSW today on the weather front.

Local Partners