French Rugby Federation tackles Rhino deal

Sports equipment manufacturer Rhino Rugby has entered into a partnership with the French Rugby Federation (FFR).

The two parties have agreed a five-season deal, which will cover the 2015-16 to 2019-20 campaigns. The deal names Rhino an official supplier of the French national team.

Under the agreement, Rhino will provide equipment for France’s senior, youth and rugby sevens teams.

Mike Cooper, development director for Rhino Rugby in France, said: “Rugby is taking a new turn and we will help the FFR to be at the forefront of technology.”