How a botched launch and a conservative rugby public may have done for this year's most polarising jersey
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
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?
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
The Springboks have revealed their brand new Rugby World Cup 2019 jersey from Asics, becoming the first team to launch their World Cup shirt ahead of the tournament later this year. The new shirt keeps things clean and classic compared to the gold-sleeved RWC 2015 design, with the iconic green jersey only ornamented by a … Continue reading NEWS: Springboks reveal RWC 2019 ASICS jerseys