Rhino has partnered with Hartpury University, one of the UK’s premier rugby universities, for the forthcoming season, delivering world-class match balls and equipment.
Hartpury are renowned for producing professional rugby players in the men's and women’s game, and as they look secure championships at all levels, they’ll be doing so using the Rhino Vortex Pro match ball, while training with Rhino contact equipment, as used by England, Wales, France and for the past four British & Irish Lions tours.
This deal covers the huge range of rugby talent at Hartpury from the men’s BUCS Super Rugby team and the reigning U18 men’s college ACE national champions to the BUCS ladies triple-winning champions and college U18 girls championship-winning squad.
Dan Murphy, Hartpury’s senior rugby academy head coach, said: “I’m really excited to partner up with Rhino. We are looking forward to using their balls and equipment for the upcoming BUCS Super Rugby season.”
Daniel Bingham, Hartpury’s rugby participation lead, added: “This is a great opportunity for everyone involved. Rhino provides some excellent equipment and we are excited to utilise it through our wider programmes.”
Keiron Blackburn, general manager, Rhino, commented: “Hartpury have an impeccable record of producing players not just for the professional game but beyond on to the international stage so have exacting standards when it comes to the balls and equipment they use. We at Rhino are uniquely placed to deliver at all levels for Hartpury, and we can’t wait to get started.”
Rhino’s ball range is one of the most extensive in the game, and the Rhino Vortex Pro is designed for international-standard competition. View the full range here.
Rhino is the No.1 rugby training equipment supplier in the world, with partnerships including England Rugby, the Welsh Rugby Union, the French Rugby Federation and having supplied the British & Irish Lions for the past four tours. Rhino is also the official match ball provider to both Asia Rugby and Rugby Europe, delivering match balls to more than 80 rugby playing countries in the world.
Rhino Staff