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?
The Springboks are traditionally one of the first teams to reveal their Rugby World Cup jerseys every cycle, and for RWC2019, they've stolen a march on everyone else by being the first team to launch their jersey for Japan. Once again, Japanese firm ASICS is supplying the famous green and gold jersey for the tournament … Continue reading REVIEW: South Africa Springboks RWC2019 ASICS Home & Alternate Jerseys
Japanese kit supplier ASICS have announced new long-term extensions to supply kits to the SARU and ARU, meaning that Australia and South Africa will continue to wear the brand until after the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Both new deals will com into effect in 2020, and will see the Wallabies continue to wear kit supplied … Continue reading NEWS: ASICS renews kit deal with Wallabies and Springboks
Times have been pretty rough for the Springboks since they signed up with ASICS back in 2014, but with the World Cup a year away there have been real signs that the Boks are bouncing back, and they've been doing so in their brand new shirt. Following on from last year's back to basics old-school … Continue reading South Africa Springboks ASICS 2018/19 Home & Alternate Shirts
The South African Rugby Union has announced a new long-term deal with MTN to become the new main shirt sponsor for the Springboks. The Boks have signed up the South African telecoms company to a three-year deal, which sees them replace another telecoms firm, Blue Label, who had their logo on the famous green jersey … Continue reading NEWS: Springboks tie-up MTN as main shirt sponsor
This weekend sees the start of the 2013 Rugby Championship tournament. With Australia boasting a new coach still smarting from their Lions series defeat, New Zealand for some reason still leaning heavily on older, out-of-form players, South Africa frantically calling in reinforcements from Japan and elsewhere, and Argentina recovering from a summer pasting by England, … Continue reading Rugby Championship 2013 Shirt Round-Up