06th Feb 2024

Hong Kong China Rugby (HKCR) is thrilled to announce that DHL Express, the world's leading international express service provider, has become the Official Partner of Hong Kong China Teams. This two-year partnership brings together DHL with the Hong Kong China men's, women's, and age-grade teams, ushering in a new era of growth and triumphs for rugby in Hong Kong.

This partnership marks a significant milestone in the history of Hong Kong China Rugby, connecting two organisations committed to excellence and success in their respective fields. DHL's support will enable HKCR to strengthen its rugby programmes and enhance the development of its talented athletes, ensuring they reach their full potential on the international stage.

As a long-standing supporter of rugby at the global and local level, DHL Express has been the proud partner to various Rugby World Cups, Lions Tours, Heineken Champions Cups, European Challenge Cups, Harlequins, DHL Stormers in South Africa, Super Rugby Pacifica, and Pot Bellied Pigs RFC, a social touring rugby team based in Hong Kong. With their extensive logistics experience and dedication to delivering top-quality services, this partnership will greatly benefit the players, fans, and the entire Hong Kong rugby community.


Key highlights of this partnership include:

Support Across HKCR's teams: DHL's commitment extends to the men's and women's representative teams and age-grade teams. This comprehensive approach nurtures talent from a young age and prepares athletes for world class international competition.

Coaching Support: DHL’s support will facilitate access to coaching expertise, ensuring players have the best resources available to achieve their goals.

Community Engagement: This partnership will also involve community engagement initiatives including grassroots development programmes, rugby clinics, and other activities to promote the sport and foster a continued passion for rugby within our community.

Commenting on this exciting partnership, Mr. Robbie McRobbie, CEO of Hong Kong China Rugby, said, "We are delighted to welcome DHL as our official partner, a team that shares our values of teamwork, determination, and excellence. We look forward to contributing to the growth and success of Hong Kong rugby and strengthening the bond between the sport and the community."

“DHL has become synonymous with rugby globally, with many shared values such as speed, passion, right first time, excellence and teamwork. We are thrilled to embark on this new partnership with Hong Kong China Rugby, strengthening the development of rugby in Hong Kong and infusing these values within the community. We look forward to working with HKCR to connect local audience with the world of rugby,” said Andy Chiang, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of DHL Express Hong Kong and Macau.

This partnership between Hong Kong China Rugby and DHL Express promises a bright future for rugby in Hong Kong and is a testament to the continued growth and development of the sport. Both sides are excited about the opportunities it presents and look forward to achieving new heights together.