Sam Warburton: What the Lions jersey means to me

The former Wales and Lions captain on what it feels like to see the famous red jersey hanging in your locker, and the excitement he feels for those about to pull on the new design.

Every British & Irish Lions Shirt Ranked In Order Of Greatness

Image: Canterbury The British & Irish Lions jersey is one of the most iconic and beloved designs in the world of sport, and cherished across the entire rugby world, but over the last 30 years, the shirt has changed and evolved in ways that the players on the legendary 1970s tours could never have imagined. … Continue reading Every British & Irish Lions Shirt Ranked In Order Of Greatness

Spain’s rugby kits are just really great

We have a proud tradition here at Rugby Shirt Watch – one of celebrating not just the big dicks in the rugby jersey world, but also the smaller nations and teams who go the extra mile when it comes to designing nice jerseys. In recent years we've brought you closer looks at everyone from Germany … Continue reading Spain’s rugby kits are just really great

Wallabies vote to return to 1991 gold for future jerseys

The precise shade of gold of the Australia jersey has been a bone of some contention among fans in recent seasons, but now panel of former players, coaches and administrators has hopefully finally put the matter to bed by determining that the 1991 shade should be used going forward. The launch of each new Wallaby … Continue reading Wallabies vote to return to 1991 gold for future jerseys

England celebrate 150 years of rugby with retro-inspired jersey for Scotland match

England will wear a special one-off jersey to celebrate 150 years of English rugby when they take on Scotland in the Six Nations at Twickenham on 6 February 2021. On the 26 January 1871, representative of 21 clubs met in London's Pall Mall Restaurant to discuss the makeup of a representative team that would be … Continue reading England celebrate 150 years of rugby with retro-inspired jersey for Scotland match

The Springboks’ Lions Tour jersey brings a bit of 1906 to 2021

The Springboks have revealed the limited edition jersey that they’ll wear when the British & Irish Lions tour South Africa next year, and it’s a jersey that is replete with nods to the nation’s rugby heritage. Most notable of which is the ‘vintage colour way’ of the shirt - it’s subtle, but the iconic green … Continue reading The Springboks’ Lions Tour jersey brings a bit of 1906 to 2021