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
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
The new Blitzboks 2020 jerseys are absolutely bananas
Ahead of the Dubai 7s, the Blitzboks have revealed the jerseys that they’ll wear as they prepare to mount another challenge on the World Series crown. The primary jersey is very similar to the Springboks RWC2019 jersey, including the very distinctive collar, but the body of the jersey has a prominent tonal depiction only the … Continue reading The new Blitzboks 2020 jerseys are absolutely bananas
Rugby World Cup 2019 semi-finals – who wins the kit battle?
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?
Why were some Springbok players wearing the wrong jersey for their RWC2019 quarter-final against Japan?
Pollard and his non-Rugby World Cup jersey in Tokyo (All images: © World Rugby) UPDATE: The SARU has confirmed that the reason Pollard and others were wearing the incorrect kit was because of a supply error, which the Springbok kit managers were unable to be rectified in time for the game. South African journalist Brendan Nel … Continue reading Why were some Springbok players wearing the wrong jersey for their RWC2019 quarter-final against Japan?