Benetton have a proud history of mixing the sublime and the ridiculous in terms of their kits, which is a fun because their home shirt’s green and white colour scheme is one of the best around. Which is why this years home shirt is quite so erm… well… it’s a THING. Everything in fact. You … Continue reading Benetton’s 2020 jerseys are all over the place
Leinster’s new away shirt is made of recycled ocean plastic
For some years now Adidas has been producing a select range of sportswear made out of recycled ocean plastics, and back in 2019 it made the jump to rugby with the All Blacks x Parley training gear. For Super Rugby 2020 the concept made the jump to on-field jerseys with the PrimeBlue away shirts for … Continue reading Leinster’s new away shirt is made of recycled ocean plastic
Glasgow Warriors’ new jerseys gives players a club values tramp stamp for some reason
There's an argument to be made that Glasgow have rather phoned it in for their 2020/21 home and away jerseys – nice though the home shirt is with its plain black design accented by the club tartan, and the 'glitch effect' away shirt, whatever the hell that means, is perfectly inoffensive. But when set alongside … Continue reading Glasgow Warriors’ new jerseys gives players a club values tramp stamp for some reason
Ulster go back to black for 2020/21 away shirt
In this age of sports branding, every kit seems to need a concept, or a story, or some elaborate design that has a deep meaning beyond just being a jersey. Ulster do not care about such things. Ulster’s kits remain some of the least high-concept designs in all of rugby - and that’s fine. There … Continue reading Ulster go back to black for 2020/21 away shirt
Did Edinburgh use their 2020 kit launch to reveal they’ve perfected cloning…?
Well, no… of course they didn't, but the Scottish club did take the slightly odd move of comping two images of Scotland flanker Jamie Richie into one pic rather than taking the more normal move of having two DIFFERENT people in the same picture. Maybe it's a social distancing thing. Anyway, Edinburgh have indeed launched … Continue reading Did Edinburgh use their 2020 kit launch to reveal they’ve perfected cloning…?
Connacht goes electric with new 2020/21 jerseys
Connacht have revealed their brand new home, away and European jerseys, and there's a bit of electricity flowing through one of the jerseys in particular. The home jersey keeps things clean and simple with a green body paired with black shoulders and sleeves and some fluorescent trim on the sleeve cuffs, while the away shirt … Continue reading Connacht goes electric with new 2020/21 jerseys