Reckitt’s brand Dettol further collaborates with the Hong Kong Rugby Union to Support the 2023 Cathay/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens as Official Hygiene Partner

  • Safeguarding the health of up to 40,000 spectators at the first mask-off major sports event at Hong Kong Stadium since the pandemic
  • Setting up hand sanitiser stations at 75 key locations across the Stadium to provide convenient access to the spectators and VIPs on hygiene protection so that everyone can enjoy the exciting games between 28 international teams to the fullest

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 28 March 2023 – Since 2021, Reckitt’s brand Dettol has collaborated closely with the Hong Kong Rugby Union to support world-class sporting events, and the brand is proud to be the Official Hygiene Partner of the Cathay/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens again this year. Although Hong Kong is moving into a new post-pandemic phase, the general public remain conscious of hygiene awareness. Dettol will help implement enhanced hygiene protocols for spectators to support this first mask-off rugby international tournament in Hong Kong since the pandemic. With no social distancing measures in effect, the tournament will see 16 men’s teams and 12 women’s teams from across the world battle it out over three days to a full house of up to 40,000 spectators from 31 March to 2 April 2023.

* Reckitt is the trading name of the Reckitt Benckiser group of companies

About Dettol
Dettol is a leader in germ protection helping families protect what they love for over 80 years through better hygiene. Founded in trust, efficacy and education, Dettol’s purpose is to ensure everyone has the right to good hygiene and, with its wide range of personal care and home care products, is continuing its fight to empower everyone with the knowledge to build positive and long-lasting hygiene habits.

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About HKRU
The Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) was founded in 1952, and became an affiliated union of World Rugby in 1988. In 1968, the HKRU became a founding member of Asia Rugby and remains committed to the development of the game in Asia. In 2008, the HKRU presented the first neutral-venue Bledisloe Cup – followed by a second match in 2010. In 2013, the HKRU hosted the first British & Irish Lions match played in Asia and the following year hosted the first regional Olympic qualifier tournament for Rugby Sevens. The HKRU is a member of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and provides competitive and social rugby opportunities for men and women at every age and skill level. For more information, please visit: