Last week, we examined the various jersey matchups from the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, and decided who was going to look the best, even if they didn't play the best. As it happened we're batting at .500 with our little exercise, with half of the teams that we decided were looking the best backing that … Continue reading Rugby World Cup 2019 semi-finals – who wins the kit battle?
With the pool stages finally over, taking with it some of the Rugby World Cup’s most handsome jerseys, previous debates about the best jersey at the tournament have to be streamlined… But instead of picking the best of what’s left, we decided that the only thing to do would be to treat the remaining eight … Continue reading Rugby World Cup 2019 Quarter-Finals – who wins the kit battle?
With the weather taking a decidedly un-summery turn, and the nights drawing in, the reality that mid-training is soon to become an unpalatable slog in the cold and rain becomes increasingly hard to avoid. But just because the weather’s dreadful doesn’t mean that you have to take that laying down. Those flimsy shorts you’ve been … Continue reading Rucked & Rated: Canterbury Essentials Gear
The Rugby World Cup is nearly upon us, and after four years of hype and build-up, it won't be long before we can forget about all the pre-tournament silliness and focus on the actual rugby. Before we can do that, however, there's still some important things to be decided. With Namibia finally pulling their fingers … Continue reading The Best (And Worst) Rugby World Cup 2019 Jerseys
Given that the majority of fans would prefer they weren’t even there in the first place, it’s quite easy to tune out those adverts on the front of rugby jerseys, but what if they’re not just taking up valuable shirt real estate - what if they told a story? What if the types of companies … Continue reading What do jersey sponsors tell us about rugby?
No matter what level you play rugby at, as the the start of a new season is usually a mix of excitement and dread - excitement for getting back on the field with your teammates, dread at the slog of weekly training in between! But whether you're a training machine or you have a more … Continue reading Rucked & Rated: Best Rugby Training Gear 2018