This is the new Penrith Panthers indigenous jersey 2020, a special shirt made by O’Neills for the club’s upcoming Indigenous round clash against Manly Warringah Sea Eagles next week.
The shirt is a tribute to the Darug Nation, and was designed in collaboration with the club’s players Brent Naden, Daine Laurie and Brayden McGrady.
They will not be available for the general public to buy- however the player jerseys will go on auction after the Manly game. Continue reading
These are the new Leicester Tigers kits 2020/21, Tigers rugby’s new home and alternate strips for the 20/21 AVIVA Premiership season. The new jerseys are the first to be made by Samurai Sports after they signed a deal to replace Kukri as Tigers’ technical kit partners, and also feature a new primary shirt sponsor in the form of Topps Tiles, who have come on board in a two year deal to replace Holland and Barrett.
Tigers had a woeful 2019/20 campaign, and were second from bottom when the league was curtailed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading
This is the new Connacht charity jersey 2020, a special edition shirt released by Pro14 club Connacht as part of their efforts to support Irish charity Alone and other hospices in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon for their efforts during the Coronavirus pandemic. Made by BLK, the kit was officially unveiled on May 13, 2020.
The limited edition shirt features the words “Home advantage” at the back, indicating that staying home is the best way to beat Covid-19, but also a nod to the home support they would enjoy once the rugby season resumes after the pandemic subsides. Continue reading
Bristol Bears have inked a new kit deal with Umbro that will see the latter take over from Bristol Sport as the club’s uniform partners. The duration of the deal was not announced, but the “long term” contract is expected to see the Bears as the only club wearing Umbro in the Gallagher Premiership in 2020/21.
Bristol Sport was making shirts for both Bristol City and the Bears, and once the former announced that it was moving to Hummel in February, many expected the Bears to switch as well, and that news has been officially announced today.
The Bristol Umbro deals is one of several new ones in the upcoming Premiership Rugby season- Leicester are switching to Samurai from Kukri while Worcester Warriors are moving to O’Neills from VX3.
Umbro appear to re-entering the rugby space, having also inked a deal to replace Canterbury as official England kit partners last week.
Gallagher Premiership outfit Worcester Warriors have officially inked a new shirt deal with Irish manufacturers O’Neills that will see the latter take over as the club’s official kit partners. The contract is for a period of three seasons- 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23, and sees O’Neills replace VX3, who served as Warriors’ uniform partners for the 18/19 and 19/20 seasons respectively.
At the time of writing, Worcester are 10th in the 2019/20 Premiership Rugby season, with the campaign currently indefinitely suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. They’ve scored only 18 tries from 13 games- the lowest of any team in the league currently. Continue reading