England Rugby have officially signed a new kit deal with Umbro that will see the latter replace Canterbury as the country’s shirt partners. The contract is for a period of four years and will begin on September 1, 2020. The deal is reportedly worth £5m a season to the RFU.
Umbro were initially expected to take over after the Six Nations, but in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, it remains to be seen what England wear if their final Six Nations game against Italy does go ahead later this year.
England have been with Canterbury since 2012England have been with Canterbury since 2012, and the brand provided kits for their 2015 and 2019 Rugby World Cup campaigns.
France remained on course for their first Six Nations triumph in ten years after beating Wales 27-23 in a thrilling encounter in Cardiff. Les Bleus had last beaten Wales away in 2010- also the year of their last 6N triumph, and this famous victory has kept the possibility of a Grand Slam alive for Fabian Galthie’s men. Continue reading
These are the new Wallabies RWC jerseys 2019, the Australian national rugby union team’s new home and alternate shirts for the Rugby World Cup. The Wallabies are in Group D for the event alongside Fiji, Wales, Georgia and Uruguay.
Both kits have been made by Asics- the green and gold jersey is the home one (modelled by flyhalf Bernard Foley and skipper Michael Hooper in the pics below), but there is also an Indigenous away kit, here seen modelled by Kurtley Beale, that the Wallabies will wear when they take on Uruguay on October 5. Continue reading
These are the new France Rugby World Cup shirts 2019, the French national rugby union team’s new home and alternate tops for RWC 2019 in Japan. The kits have been made by well known firm Le Coq Sportif. France are in a tough RWC pool alongside England and Argentina and will begin their campaign against the Pumas on September 21.
LCS have unveiled two different jerseys- a blue home shirt and a white away one. Both kits contain the French flag on the back and the words “Notre maillot, notre histoire, notre pays” (Our shirt, our history, our country) inside the back of the neck. Continue reading
These are the new Argentina RWC kits 2019, Los Pumas’ new home and alternate jerseys for their upcoming RWC campaign. Semi-finalists at the previous World Cup, Argentina are in the Pool of Death for this RWC, with England and France for company.
Kit manufactures Nike have released two strips- one in the country’s traditional blue and white colours, and another darker blue away kit. Neither jersey will carry the logo of sponsors VISA in accordance to RWC regulations Continue reading