Following on the heels of their new release for the French national rugby union team, Le Coq Sportif have unveiled their new home kit for Racing 92 (formerly known as Racing Metro). The new home rugby strip was released on 11 July, 2018.
Racing finished 2nd in the regular 2017/18 Top14 season but were upset by Castres in the semifinals.
It appears that the club crest is at the bottom, with plenty of sponsors on the front of the jersey Continue reading
Here is the new Reds Indigenous jersey 2018, a special edition strip for the Queensland Reds that they will wear in their final game of the season against the Sunwolves from Japan. The kit was officially released on July 10, 2018 and is here seen modelled by legendary flanker George Smith and scrumhalf Moses Sorovi.
The Reds go into this game on the back of a win over the playoff chasing Rebels while the Sunwolves were heavily beaten by the Waratahs in their last clash. Continue reading
This is the new France rugby shirt 2018/19, the French national rugby union team’s new home jersey, made by Le Coq Sportif. The new kit was released on July 2, 2018 after the country’s June tour to New Zealand. France competed well but were hurt by some bizarre refereeing at key moments during the games and eventually lost 3-0 Continue reading
Here is England RL’s new Hummel kit, the first uniform to be made by the Danish brand as part of a four year deal with the RFL. Hummel are better known for their football offerings (they’re suppliers to the Danish national team, participating at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and a bunch of other club teams as well)
There is also a new major sponsor in the form of DACIA, who will appear on the front of the jersey till 2021. The new England RL Hummel jersey will make its debut in Denver later this month. Continue reading
French Top 14 side Union Bordeaux Begles today (June 7, 2018) unveiled a new principal sponsor in the form of Arkea, who have inked a five year deal to appear on the front of UBB’s new shirts.
One of UBB’s new 2018/19 kits was also revealed on this occasion. UBB will be outfitted by Canterbury this season, with the latter replacing Kappa.
Bordeaux finished 10th in the 2017/18 Top 14 season Continue reading
Ireland’s sevens rugby program hasn’t quite received the same attention that their fifteen member counterpart does, but they did their nation proud by reaching the semifinals of the 2018 London Sevens in their first appearance at the tournament since 2004 (they were an invitational team at the Sevens).
The Irish sevens jersey has been made by Canterbury Continue reading
These are the new Springbok rugby shirts 2018, the new home and away tops for the South African national rugby team. The new Bok 2018 jersey has been made by Asics and was officially unveiled on 1 June, 2018. The Boks will be coached by Rassie Erasmus (who replaces Allister Coetzee) and the new kits will be first worn in their upcoming tests against Wales and England.
Apart from the green home jersey, the Springboks also unveiled a white away shirt. Both feature an African design, a bit like what the Sharks did with their Super Rugby jersey earlier this year Continue reading
Here is Toulon’s new 2018/19 kit, French Top 14 giants RC Toulonnais’ new shirt for the upcoming French rugby season.
The new Toulon kit has been made by Hungaria Sport but the club have not officially said whether this black and red jersey will serve as the club’s new home shirt (widely speculated to be), or an away kit. Continue reading
These are the new Stade Francais shirts 2018/19, SF Paris’ new home, away and third kits for the upcoming top 14 season. Made by Asics, the new Stade rugby shirts were officially revealed to the public on May 16, 2018.
Stade had a very poor 2017/18 season, finishing a lowly 12th in the 14 team competition. Sergio Parisse and his teammates are here seen modelling the new SF Paris 18/19 uniforms Continue reading
This is the new Gloucester Rugby jersey 18/19, Gloucester’s new home strip for the upcoming AVIVA Premiership season. The new Gloucester rugby shirt was revealed on 15 May, 2018, just days after the club had suffered heartbreak in the Challenge Cup final against Cardiff Blues, losing 31-30 in Bilbao
The club also unveiled a new crest, featuring a Lion and 1873 (the year the club was formed) and the words “Gloucester Rugby” above it.
Gloucester, coached by former Golden Lions boss Johan Ackermann, will have the likes of Jaco Kriel, Danny Cipriani and Franco Marais at Kingsholm next season. Skipper Willi Heinz, the former Canterbury and Crusaders scrumhalf, is here seen modelling the new kit Continue reading
Irish Pro14 club Leinster have announced a new kit deal with Adidas that will see the German manufacturer make kits beginning the 2018/19 season. Leinster’s current manufacturers are Canterbury, who also supply uniforms to the Irish national rugby team after taking over the contract from Puma a few years ago.
The switch also means that both Leinster and Munster, easily Ireland’s most popular club rugby teams, are now with Adidas. The likes of the All Blacks, France and Manchester United (soccer) are also currently outfitted by Adidas Continue reading
These are the new England sevens rugby kits 2018/19, England’s new home and away rugby shirts for the ongoing HSBC Sevens Series. Made by Canterbury and officially released on March 27, 2018, the new England sevens uniforms 18/19 will make their debut in next week’s Hong Kong Sevens.
Both England 7’s shirts feature the St.George cross pattern (dark grey and pink on the home jersey and bright pink on the away top).
These will also serve as England’s uniforms for the rest of the 2017/18 HSBC Sevens Series as well as the 2018 Rugby Sevens World Cup Continue reading
This is the new Blitzbokke jersey 2018, the South African sevens rugby team’s new home shirt for the upcoming 2017/18 World Rugby Sevens series. Made by Asics, the new Blitzboks uniform was released just before the season opener in Dubai.
The Blitzbokke, with the likes of Werner Kok, Phillip Snyman, Rosco Speckman and Seabelo Senatla in their ranks, are the reigning Sevens series champions Continue reading