Posted on January 24 2013
The management of the British & Irish Lions 2013 tour to Australia were recently in Hong Kong to further prepare the ground for their historic game against the Barbarians on June 1st and were hosted to drinks at the British Consulate.
Staff of Rhino Rugby Asia, including Director David Walter, who is additionally a Rhino parent company shareholder, attended to represent us as a Lions Partner. Not only will we be Official Supplier of training equipment to the Lions, but as their Official Ball supplier we will provide the match ball for the game on June 1st and to round it off we were recently appointed as teamwear and apparel supplier for the Barbarians.
Later the same week it was also announced that Rhino Asia have become Official Equipment Supplier to the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and the legendary Hong Kong Sevens. Heady days.....
Lions Tour Manager Andy Irvine and Head Coach Warrent Gatland with Rhino’s David Walter at the British Consulate in Hong Kong