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
The Melbourne Rebels will be hoping to continue their dream start to the 2018 Super Rugby season when they host the Hurricanes at AAMI Park in this week 7 clash on Friday evening.
The Rebels picked up their first ever win over the Durban based Sharks last weekend, thrashing Rob du Preez’s men 46-14 at home. That win, coupled with impressive triumphs over the Brumbies, Reds and the Sunwolves has seen Dave Wessels’ side top the log six rounds into the competition.
Super Rugby Round 7 Fixtures- Kit Battles
Chiefs (Adidas) vs Highlanders (Adidas)
Rebels (BLK) vs Hurricanes (Adidas)
Blues (Adidas) vs Sharks (Canterbury)
Brumbies (Classic) vs Waratahs (Canterbury)
Bulls (Puma) vs Stormers (Bespoke)
Lions (Puma) vs Crusaders (Adidas) Continue reading