18 Apr 2008, Rhino lands British & Irish Lions Official Supplier Contract
Rhino has landed the contract to act as Official Supplier of training equipment to the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa in 2009. This is the first time Rhino has tendered for a Lions contract - Reg Clark, Chief Executive comments "this contract is a massive breakthrough for Rhino Rugby and is an indicator of our ambitions for our brand". Rhino will be supplying their trademark Dictator scrummaging machines, in current use by England, Wales and Scotland, and other contact and training equipment to the Lions pre tour UK training base and to each training base in South Africa during the tour. "We are delighted to have Rhino on board in this capacity" said John Feehan, Chief Executive of The British & Irish Lions, "they have a great track record in this product area at international level and we are very confident they will deliver for us".