These are the new Auckland Nines jerseys 2015, all the uniforms to be worn at the 2015 Dick Smith NRL Nines tournament (31 January- 1 February’15) in Auckland, New Zealand. Kits for the tournament were revealed gradually over the last couple of months, with the formal launch taking place in Sydney on 11th December, 2014.
Melbourne Storm and Wests Tigers have both opted for “sleeveless” jerseys. In general, more efforts have been put into the uniforms by their manufacturers- BLK, ISC et al, in comparison to the inaugural event last season. Newrugbykits.com has put all the kits in one place for your convenience- check them out. Continue reading
Continuing with the list of new releases for the Pacific Rugby Premiership, here is the new 2015 OMBAC jersey. The new Old Mission Beach Athletic Club kit has been made by Canterbury.
OMBAC’s most famous player in 2015 will be their new signing Todd Clever. The former Suntory Sungoliath and Golden Lions flanker will be playing for OMBAC this season.
The new OMBAC rugby shirt is predominantly navy, with their distinctive stripes on the sleeves, as can be seen in their pics below Continue reading
This is the new Featherstone Rovers away shirt 2015, Fev Rovers’ new alternate shirt for the upcoming Kingstone Press Championship season. The change shirt, made by XBlades was officially unveiled by Rovers on 26th November along with the squad launch.
Matt James is here seen modelling Fev Rovers’ 2015 away kit Continue reading
This is what appears to be the new Italian away rugby shirt 2015, Italy’s new alternate shirt for the upcoming Six Nations. Italy officially unveiled their 2015 6 Nations jersey last month, and while this away one hasn’t been officially revealed, it is likely to be the real deal Continue reading
This is the new Olympic Club rugby jersey 2015, the new strip for Pacific Rugby Premiership (PRP) side OC rugby. Like other uniforms for the PRP, this one has also been made by Canterbury.
OC Rugby are based in San Francisco, and will be wearing a scarlet coloured jersey paired with white shorts, as can be seen in the pics below. Continue reading
This is the new Waratahs home jersey 2015, the principal jersey for the NSW Waratahs as they seek to defend their Super Rugby crown.
The Tahs 2015 home jersey has been made by Canterbury. While other Australian SR clubs have struggled to attract sponsors, the Tahs have brought in a few more on board after their success in 2014- notably Ricoh and CGU insurance (the latter on the back of the jersey). Continue reading
This is the new Workington Town away shirt 2015, Workington Town RLFC’s new alternate kit for the upcoming Kingstone Press Championship. The uniform has been made by Impact Rugby and was officially revealed in the third week of January 2015.
Somewhat surprisingly, Town have opted for black and orange as the principal colours in their change strip.
Town RLFC’s new 2015 home kit can be seen here and also check out other other 2015 RFL Championship kit releases so far. Continue reading
Warrington Wolves have unveiled a new World Club Series shirt that they will wear when they take on NRL side St.George Dragons on 20th February, 2015. The new Warrington World Club Challenge jersey has been made by ISC and was officially revealed in the third week of January 2015.
The uniform is based on Warrington’s 1950 Challenge Cup final win at Wembley and only 500 numbers have been made available for fans to buy. Continue reading
This is what appears to the new Brumbies jersey 2015, Canberra based club the Brumbies’ new home kit for the upcoming Super Rugby season.
The strip hasn’t been officially revealed yet, but the Brumbies wore this uniform in their recent pre-season friendly against the Western Force. They’re still hunting for a major sponsor, but have got a new back of the jersey sponsor in the form of National Capital Diagnostic Imaging (for the next three seasons) Continue reading
This is the new Denver Barbarians rugby shirt 2015, Pacific Rugby Premiership side Denver RFC’s new principal kit for the upcoming season. The new Denver Barbarians jersey has been made by Canterbury USA and was officially revealed to the public on January 23, 2015.
Here are some pics of the new green and white hooped jersey that the Barbos will wear in the forthcoming PRP season. If you follow soccer, it would remind you a fair bit of Glasgow Celtic’s 2014/15 home shirt! Continue reading
This is the new Belmont Shore RFC kit, California based club Belmont Shore’s new uniform for the upcoming Pacific Rugby Premiership. Made by Canterbury, the new Belmont Shore rugby jersey is predominantly dark blue, with a thick horizontal yellow stripe down the center and yellow cuffs on the side.
Budlight are the principal sponsors for Belmont’s 2015 PRP strip, as can be seen in the pics below. Continue reading
This is the new South Sydney Rabbitohs World Club Challenge jersey 2015, the kit NRL champions South Sydney will wear in their upcoming WCC fixture against Super League champions St.Helens next month. The new Souths WCC jersey 2015 has been made by ISC and was released on January 22, 2015 by the club.
In comparison to the Rabbitohs 2015 home jersey, the WCC kit has red detailing on the neck instead of black, and has a thicker red hoop on the front with a subtle cross on it to pay homage to the England flag.
Rabbitohs v St.Helens will take place at Langtree Park on 22nd February, 2015. Continue reading
This is what appears to be the new Natal Sharks 2015 jersey, the Durban based Sharks’ new uniform for the 2015 Super Rugby season. The Sharks will be outfitted by BLK in 2015 and will be looking to improve upon their 2014 performance, where they won the South African conference but came unstuck against the Crusaders in their semifinal in Christchurch.
The new Sharks 2015 shirt hasn’t been officially released yet, but South African photographers Gallo Images have posted images of an official headshot session for the club, and we can see minor changes in comparison to their 2014 design. Continue reading
We had hinted at this last month when we saw the academy side in action against the Australian Schoolboys, but it is now official.
BLK have replaced ISC as England Rugby League’s official kit partners, inking a four year deal that begins this year (2015). The news was officially announced by the RFL today, meaning that England will wear BLK branded jerseys at RLWC 2017.
The deal also includes apparel for all RFL match officials.
The news of the deal is a further blow to ISC, who have also lost the Wigan (to Errea) and Saints (to O’Neills) deals.
The new England BLK rugby league shirt 2015 will be launched later this year, with the design likely to make its first appearance when the Kiwis play the national side. Continue reading
This is the new Rabbitohs’ Return to Redfern (RTR) jersey 2015, a special shirt unveiled for South Sydney as they return to the Redfern Oval for a fixture against the Northern Pride on 14th February, 2015. The kit has been made by ISC and was officially unveiled on 19th January, 2015.
The black Souths Redfern 2015 jersey features strong local links and includes silhouettes of the Redfern post office building built in 1882 and historic buildings on Redfern St and at Redfern Station Continue reading
The Samoan national rugby union team have officially announced that they will wear BLK jerseys at the upcoming 2015 Rugby World Cup in England. Samoa wore Canterbury shirts in the recent 2014 autumn internationals after a payment dispute with BLK over sums dating back to 2012.
Rugby in Samoa has also been under a cloud in recent times, with players threatening to go a strike over a perceived lack of transparency and governance, and the Samoan RU president terming them “spoilt” children in return. Continue reading