The British & Irish Lions have appointed Tim
Percival as Head of Communications for the Tour to South Africa in
Percival joins on temporary secondment from Gallagher
Premiership club Northampton Saints where he is Director of
Marketing & Communications.
Percival brings extensive
media and communications expertise to the role having previously
worked as the England Team’s Communications Manager under Eddie
Jones, as well as Head of Corporate Communications at Wasps.
“With just under a year to go until the Lions depart for South
Africa, we are delighted to have secured someone of Tim’s calibre
to join our leadership team,” said Ben Calveley, British and Irish
Lions Managing Director. “Tim has a wealth of
communications experience in top-level sport and will have a major
role to play in the forthcoming Tour. We are very
grateful to Northampton Saints for their flexibility and
generosity in agreeing his secondment.”
recent Lions recruits Tom Halsey (Commercial Director), Alan
Phillips (Operations Director), Shane Whelan (Director of Digital,
Marketing & Communications) and Thelma O’Driscoll (Chief Financial
Officer) as planning for the Tour continues apace.
Pictures from 2019 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong
Pictures from 2018 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens,
Pictures from 2017 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens,
Pictures from 2016 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong
Pictures of Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2015,
Pictures of the Asia Rugby Sevens Olympic Games Qualifier in Hong
Pictures of Singha Thailand Sevens 2015,
Pictures from the 2013 British & Irish Lions Tour in Hong Kong,
Pictures of Hong Kong Sevens 2014,
Pictures of Hong Kong Sevens 2013,
of Chartis Cup 2012 and
Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2012.