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.
These are the new Bristol rugby shirts 2017/18, Bristol RFC’s new home and away tops for the upcoming Greene King IPA Championship season. Both Bristol RFC jerseys have been made by local company Bristol Sport, which also makes kits for football side Bristol City FC.
The home shirt features a hooped design while the alternate is predominantly red top, with Jones Building Group appearing as sponsors on both jerseys Continue reading
These are the new Bristol RFC jerseys 16/17, Bristol Rugby’s new home and away kits for the upcoming AVIVA Premiership season. Made by Bristol Sport, the uniforms will have a unique feature in 2016/17- with fellow Bristol football club Bristol City having the same away kit as Bristol RFC.
Bristol have earned promotion to the Premiership for 16/17 from the Championship. Continue reading
These are the new Bristol Rugby kits 2014/2015, Bristol RFC’s new home and alternate strips for the upcoming RFU Championship season. Bristol Rugby won the Championship last season but lost their playoff tie to London Welsh.
The home kit sees a return to the traditional hoops, and both uniforms have been made by local company Bristol Sport. Bristol Sport also made uniforms for Football club Bristol City this season, signifying great participation of local communities in sport. Continue reading