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Posted on June 3, 2013 by admin
Posted on May 16, 2013 by admin
The 2013 British & Irish Lions have kicked off their tour with training at the Vale in Cardiff. The squad were using the Rhino Vortex Elite ball which is the Official Ball of the Lions and will be the match ball for their opening game against the Barbarians in Hong Kong on June 1st.
Images © Fotosport
Posted on January 24, 2013 by admin
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
Posted on June 18, 2009 by admin
Above: England props Phil Vickery and Andrew Sheridan and Welsh hooker Matthew Rees
on the Rhino Dictator machine.
LIONS MAKE FULL USE OF RHINO PRODUCTS
The British & Irish Lions touring party in South Africa have been making full use of the scrummaging machines, contact and training equipment supplied by Rhino under our Official Supplier agreement. Rhino has had equipment in place at each training venue and we take great pleasure in the success of the tour to date.
Images courtesy of INPHO Photography. For further Lions photos see www.inpho.ie
Below: Rhino contact products to the fore during a training session before the game against Western Province in Cape Town.
Posted on June 4, 2009 by admin
Caption: Rhino’s Tom Clark and CEO Reg Clark with Simondium Primary School children and donated kit at the Lions outreach event
RHINO DONATES KIT AT LIONS OUTREACH EVENT
Rhino recently teamed up with the British & Irish Lions and fellow sponsors HSBC and First Cape Wines to donate kit to Simondium Primary School in the Cape winelands at one of the Lions community outreach events on the current tour. HSBC have been running a series of coaching events in the UK and South Africa during the tour and one of the Lions tour legacies is a new rugby pitch and kit and equipment for the primary school which is close to First Cape’s head office. The opening of the new facility performed by Lions Tour Manager Gerald Davies was combined with a HSBC coaching event attended by captain Paul O’Connell and many of his players. Simondium Primary School headmaster William Keet said: “This legacy of the British & Irish Lions to our school is a dream come true for us – we are extremely grateful to them, First Cape, HSBC and Rhino Rugby for their contributions to this”.
Posted on April 18, 2008 by admin
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".