The strange tale of the Springboks ‘Collab’ jersey and the dangers of pushing the design envelope in test rugby

How a botched launch and a conservative rugby public may have done for this year's most polarising jersey

Every new international rugby jersey for the Autumn Nations Series 2021

While last year's Autumn Nations Cup might not have set the neutrals pulses racing, the 2021 Autumn Nations Series looks set to get things back on track with what we expect from the November internationals – the best of the Southern Hemisphere taking on the best of the North, with some fun clashes against plucky … Continue reading Every new international rugby jersey for the Autumn Nations Series 2021

A closer look at the “historic” new 2021/22 England Women’s rugby kit – the first bespoke Red Roses jersey

England Women today revealed their first truly unique kit of the professional era – for the first time the Red Roses will have their own bespoke kit, designed by the RFU's kit partner Umbro, and tailored to the needs of England's high performance female athletes. England are not the first to do this of course. … Continue reading A closer look at the “historic” new 2021/22 England Women’s rugby kit – the first bespoke Red Roses jersey

Tokyo 2020 Olympic 7s jerseys ranked in order of greatness

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics has arrived a year later than planned, and as the men’s tournament comes to an end with Fiji victorious, and New Zealand claiming the women’s gold what better way to celebrate rugby at the Games than ranking all the jerseys in order of greatness? None, indeed. South Africa Image: SARU Maxed, … Continue reading Tokyo 2020 Olympic 7s jerseys ranked in order of greatness