This is the special Castle Lager SA supporters jersey, an unique shirt unveiled officially by SAB ahead of a crucial year for its three major sporting teams- the Proteas, the Springboks and Bafana. Castle as a brand are associated with all three teams and unveiled their special supporters kit on 24 March, 2019 as part of a One Nation, One Beer campaign.
The design on the supporters shirt incorporates 6 pivotal moments from the history of all three national sides.
For the Boks- 1995 and 2007 RWC triumphs
For the Proteas- 1998 Champions Trophy v West Indies and 2006 “438” game v Australia
For Bafana- 1996 AFCON win and 2010 opening game of World Cup against Mexico.
Batsman Temba Bavuma (cricket), goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune (football/soccer) and prop Trevor Nyakane (rugby), each representing their respective sports, were present at the launch of this Castle SA fans jersey.
This is the new Blitzboks special edition jersey 2018, the uniform to be worn by South Africa’s sevens team at this weekend’s Cape Town 7’s tournament. This special SA 7’s kit commemorates the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth and will be available to purchase for the public in limited quantities (R2000 a jersey).
South Africa finished 6th in the Dubai Sevens and are in a relatively tough group along with great rivals New Zealand, Samoa and neighbours Zimbabwer for the CT 7’s.
Blitzbokke players Philip Snyman and Zain Davids are here seen modelling the special edition Mandela Centenary jersey Continue reading
Here is the new Barbarians rugby kit 2018/19, the new BaaBaas strip that they will wear for their upcoming game against Argentina. The new BaaBaas jersey has been made by Gilbert as part of their new kit deal and was officially unveiled on November 23, 2018. The Barbarians will be coached by Rassie Erasmus, with the side expected to feature several Springboks against Los Pumas
The interesting bit on this new 18/19 BaaBaas rugby jersey are the shirt numbers on the back, which feature the names of past Barbarians players, as can be seen in the pics below. 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
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