Posted on January 16 2013
Rhino Rugby today continued our significant move into Asia by announcing our appointment as the official equipment supplier to the Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens and the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU).
"Rhino is one of the leading brands in the world, known for its top class contact and training equipment that offers quality and a combination of tradition and innovation. It is important that players in Hong Kong use the best training equipment to prepare and our partnership with Rhino ensures we are able do this." said HKRFU Chairman Trevor Gregory.
Rhino will be further represented in the Asian region in June when they will also provide the match shirt for the Barbarians as they take on the British & Irish Lions on 1 June at Hong Kong Stadium in addition to supplying the match ball for the game.
Reg Clark, Group CEO of Rhino said, "Rhino is proud to be a supplier to Hong Kong Rugby and the Cathay Pacific/ HSBC Hong Kong Sevens and looks forward to a successful and enthusiastic partnership. Asia is an increasingly important market to as we build over time to the Rugby World Cup in Japan in 2019 and Hong Kong, and in particular its legendary showpiece event the Sevens, is an important part of this. We are absolutely delighted to be in partnership with the HKRFU going ahead".
Rhino Rugby Asia's MD Tim Lambert together with Reg is hosting a reception at the Hong Kong Football Club on Friday evening to celebrate the announcement of the deal.