Is the Cardiff Blues home shirt a tribute to Shirley Bassey?

Cardiff Blues have revealed their brand new Macron home and away jerseys, and the design of the home shirt, combined with a cheeky tweet before the launch, has led people to ask if the design is a tribute to Tiger Bay’s most famous daughter - Dame Shirley Bassey? It might be a bit of a … Continue reading Is the Cardiff Blues home shirt a tribute to Shirley Bassey?

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

Italy keep things simple for their 2020/21 jerseys

Italy have revealed the brand new jerseys that the Azurri will wear for the forthcoming Six Nations and Eight Nations fixtures this autumn, as well as next year's Six Nations proper, and once again they're keeping things very classic. The Italians have rarely deviated from clean and classy looks since they got into bed with … Continue reading Italy keep things simple for their 2020/21 jerseys

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…?

WRU finally confirm Macron as new Wales kit sponsor

It's been one of the worst kept secrets in all of rugby sponsorship, but the WRU has finally officially confirmed that Macron will take over from Under Armour as the new kit supplier for the Wales team. The seven-year deal, which is worth a reported £30 million, will see the Italian sportswear giant supply all … Continue reading WRU finally confirm Macron as new Wales kit sponsor

NEWS: Scotland’s 2020/21 kits celebrate the first ever international rugby match

Scotland have revealed their brand new 2020/21 home and alternate shirts, which have been created to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first international rugby match, which was between Scotland and England in Edinburgh in 1871. As is fitting for any shirt celebrating a 150th anniversary, the home and away shirts are a return to … Continue reading NEWS: Scotland’s 2020/21 kits celebrate the first ever international rugby match