Posted on December 10 2020
Rhino Rugby and England Rugby have today announced their partnership, dating back to 1981, will continue for a further six years.
Rhino Rugby first supplied a scrummaging machine for use by England ahead of the 1981 Five Nations and today they remain a Official Supplier and Partner having renewed their Official Supplier and Partner agreement with the RFU for another six years. Rhino have been an Official Supplier since 1984.
England train on the original Rhino Powerhouse machine during the 1981 Five Nations tournament
Rhino, who have also supplied these products to five Rugby World Cups, including the last three, are the undoubted world leader in this product area. CEO Reg Clark commented: “Rhino is very proud of our longstanding relationship with England. We enjoy in particular our interaction with the coaches in keeping the sides supplied with all the latest developments in our field.”
RFU Chief Commercial Officer Simon Massie-Taylor said: “We’re delighted to renew our partnership with Rhino who have been a long-standing and valued partner of England Rugby. Rhino have a strong rugby heritage and are committed to rugby at all levels. We look forward to celebrating our 40th anniversary with them.”