ITM Cup 2015 Shirt Round-up

The 2015 ITM Cup is already in full swing, and as ever, there have been a wide range of awesome and er, loathsome shirts on display. While a few of the big teams have kept identical shirts from last season, there are still plenty of cool new shirts to get to grips with, let’s dive in…

Taranaki

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The reigning ITM Cup winners have been winning our rugby shirt-loving hearts for some time now, and it’s while last year‘s name-ridden shirt was a little bit tacky, this is truly a garment of champions. Continue reading

Llanelli Scarlets Kooga 2015/16 Home Shirt

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The Scarlets had some mixed fortunes in the 2014/15 season – despite again losing key players to the lure of the Euro, they managed a respectable sixth in the Pro12 and managed to spring a few surprises in an impossibly tough Champions Cup pool, but ultimately they failed to kick on from a very promising 2013/14 season. Continue reading

Georgia Rugby Under Armour Rugby World Cup 2015 Home Shirt

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As one of the smaller teams in the Rugby World Cup, it’s hardly surprising that Georgia’s launch of its Rugby World Cup shirts flew somewhat under the radar. Despite their relatively lowly status in global rugby terms, the Lelos have signed up one of the world’s biggest sporting manufacturers to supply their kit – Under Armour. The Georgians are in elite company – there are just six top-level teams supplied by UA in all of rugby union, and just three test nations, the other two being Wales and Canada, but have they also produced an elite jersey? Let’s dive in…  Continue reading

Namibia Rugby Canterbury Rugby World Cup 2015 Home Shirt

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Namibia have been ever present in the Rugby World Cup since they first qualified back in 1999, but in that time they’ve not exactly covered themselves in glory. They’ve never won a game, the closest they’ve ever got being a 32-17 defeat to Ireland in 2007. While the chances of them springing a surprise on the field are pretty slim, but can they at least offer some strong shirt game? Well…  Continue reading

Ospreys Rugby BLK 2015/16 Home & Away Shirts

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Given all the Lions they lost in 2014, nobody really fancied the Ospreys to be anything other than dreadful last season, but by Christmas they were top of the table, and while they only finished third in the Pro12 ultimately, they confounded expectations and showed that the future is definitely bright for this season. Continue reading

France Rugby Adidas Rugby World Cup 2015 Alternate Shirt

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Earlier this week we checked out the new France Rugby World Cup 2015 home shirt from Adidas… well we say new, asides from an interesting an rather symbolic new flourish it was pretty much exactly the same as the shirt they’ve been wearing since the Autumn. So, what do we have with the alternate shirt? More of the same? Continue reading

Canada Rugby Under Armour Rugby World Cup 2015 Home Shirt

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Canada are one of those fun pub quiz answer teams who have appeared in ever Rugby World Cup since the tournament started in 1987, and while the glory days of the early-to-mid 90s might feel a long time ago, they enjoyed a respectable World Cup in 2011, leaving with a win and a draw for their efforts, their best return in 20 years.  Continue reading