New Bristol Bears Umbro Shirt Deal- Long Term contract beginning 20-21 season

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.

Bristol Bears Umbro Shirt Deal 2020

New England Rugby Umbro Shirt Deal- 4 year contract to replace Canterbury beginning September 1 2020

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.