New France Rugby Jersey Sponsor 2017- Altrad Group (Soutenu par Altrad)

The French rugby jersey will have a new major sponsor beginning this weekend’s Six Nations game against Italy- the Altrad Group. France’s rugby shirt will now carry the words “Soutenu par Altrad” (Supported by Altrad)- a nod to the group that own Top 14 outfit Montpellier.

The FFR’s agreement with the Altrad Group is till the end of 2017. The shirt currently already carries “France 2023” in a reference to France’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

The Altrad France rugby sponsorship deal leaves football as the only major sport in France which does not have a sponsor logo on the national team’s jersey.

Check out the integration of the Altrad Group on the shirt below Continue reading

New Germany Rugby Jersey 2017- Adidas Deutschland Rugby Shirt 2017 Home

This is the new Germany rugby kit 2017, German rugby’s new home shirt for the 2017 season. Made by sportswear giants Adidas, who have taken over from BLK (Germany wore BLK in their famous win over Romania last month), the new Germany rugby jersey debuted over the weekend (March 4, 2017) in the side’s 34-29 win over Belgium in Offenbach. Capri Sun, the brand owned by Heidelberg born German billionaire Hans Peter Wild, who has been a great supporter of the national rugby union side, remain sponsors Continue reading

New Otago Highlanders Territory Top 2017- Highlanders Rugby Strip British Irish Lions Tour 2017

This is the new Highlanders territory jersey 2017, a special edition shirt for the Otago Highlanders for their upcoming clash against the British and Irish Lions in Dunedin on June 13, 2017. The special tour jersey will also be worn in this weekend’s Super Rugby game (March 4, 2017).

The jersey carries the co-ordinates of the Forsyth Barr Stadium (the place where the Landers will take on the B&I Lions) Continue reading

New Hurricanes BIL Tour Jersey 2017- Wellington Rugby Territory Shirt 2017

This is the new Hurricanes territory jersey 2017, a special edition tour uniform made by Adidas for reigning Super Rugby champions the Wellington Hurricanes that they will wear in their high profile clash against the British and Irish Lions later this year. They will also wear this special top against the Waratahs in April at home. The Canes beat the Johannesburg Lions in last year’s Super Rugby final Continue reading

New Waikato Chiefs Tour Jersey British Lions 2017- Special Chiefs Rugby Territory Kit 2017

Here is a special edition uniform for the Waikato Chiefs, the strip the side will wear when they take on the touring British and Irish Lions later this year. This special editions Chiefs Territory shirt will also be worn when they take on the Blues in Hamilton on Friday (March 3, 2017).

The likes of Aaron Cruden, Damien McKenzie and Anton Lienert-Brown are here seen modelling this Chiefs Super Rugby tour kit Continue reading

New Crusaders British Lions Tour Jersey 2017- Canterbury Crusaders Territory Top 2017

This is the new Crusaders territory jersey 2017, a special edition kit for the Canterbury Crusaders that they will wear in their tour clash against the British and Irish Lions later this year. Made by Adidas, the new Saders Lions Tour strip will also be worn this weekend (March 4, 2017) against the Highlanders Continue reading

New Super Rugby Kits 2017- All S18 Rugby Jerseys 2017 Season

Here is a look at all new Super Rugby jerseys for the 2017 season released so far. New SR 2017 shirts will be added as they are unveiled.

The South African Super Rugby franchises were first off the blocks to reveal their new kits. Canterbury have emerged as a major player, adding the Sharks and the Cheetahs to their list that already included the Waratahs, Sunwolves and the Lions. Continue reading

Stormers New Jersey 2017- Adidas DHL WP Stormers Super Rugby Away Kit 2017

This is the new Stormers away jersey 2017, Western Province’s new alternate strip for the upcoming Super Rugby season. Made by Adidas, the new Stormers away jersey was officially unveiled on 13 December, 2017. The Stormers kits normally have a two year period, but Adidas have opted for a bit of a change and have only unveiled a new away kit (home shirt presumably stays the same)

The Stormers are in financial troubles with WP Rugby being liquidated, but it remains to be seen what effect this has on Cape Town’s SR franchise next year Continue reading

New France Sevens Rugby Shirt 2017- France 7’s Jersey 2016/17 Adidas

This is the new France 7’s rugby kit 2017, a new uniform released for the FFR sevens team as they prepare for the 2016/17 HSBC World Rugby sevens series. The new France sevens jersey was officially unveiled on 27 November, 2016 and appears to feature a graphic that depicts Les Bleus’ trips across the world for their Sevens campaign.

The 16/17 HSBC Sevens series begins in Dubai early next month Continue reading