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BELGIUM Eurocity, Rue Marie de Bourgogne 52, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium Tel: +32 22854010 Fax: +32 22854019 Email: rugby@eurocity.be

GUYANA Woodpecker Products40 Fourth Street, Albertown, Georgetown, Guyana Tel: +592 227753 Fax: +592 2259641 Email: luana@guyana.net.gy

BERMUDA International Sports Shop Ltd P.O. Box HM 946, Bermudiana Road, Hamilton

HONG KONG Escapade Sports & Leisure, G/F Sportshop, Hong Kong Cricket Club, 137 Wong Nai Chung Gap Road, Hong Kong Tel: +852 25741861 Fax: +852 25741823 Email: Stefanie@escapade.com.hk www.escapade.com.hk

CHILE Books & Bits, Av. Apoquindo 6856, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile Tel: +56 22299026 Fax: +56 22118717 Email: acotton@booksandbits.cl CHINA Lucky Star (Beijing) Trading Co Ltd Room 105, Building 15, Fang Gu Yuan Area 2, Fengzhang, Beijing, P.R.C, 100078 Tel: +86 1087830052 Fax: +86 1087630051 Email: sales@chinasport.cc DENMARK Dansk Rugby Union, Idraettes Hus, Broendby Stadion 25, 2605 Broendby, Denmark Tel: +45 43262800 Fax: +45 43262801 email: info@rugby.dk DUBAI Pro Sports International, PO Box 26723, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Tel: +971 43477737 Fax: +971 43477797 Email: dewald@prosport.ae GERMANY Kiwi Sport GmbH, Ottostr. 19, 63150 Heusenstamn, Germany Tel: +49 610462119 Fax: +49 721151570624 email: kiwisport@gmx.de www.gilbertrugby.de

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GIBRALTAR Sports & Leisure Ltd 19b Casemates Barracks, PO Box 200 Irish Town, Gibraltar Tel: +35 074236 Fax: +35 074236 email: sportsito@gibecom.net

NEW ZEALAND Gray-Nicolls Sports Pty Limited, 45 Wangara Road, Cheltenham, Victoria 3192, Australia Tel: +61 385419999 Fax: +61 385419988 Email: sports@gray-nicolls.com.au

GREECE Sportiva Hellas 4 Thiatiron St., 171 21 Nea Smyrni Athens, Greece Tel: 210 9314890 Fax: 210 9358150 Email: contact@sportiva-hellas.gr

SOUTH AFRICA James Gilbert SA, Cnr Bekker and Montrose Street, Waterfall Park, Vorna Valley, Midrand, Johannesburg 1685, South Africa Tel: +27 11 554 3330 Fax: +27 11 554 3332 Email: sales@gilbertsa.co.za JAMAICA BEDESSEE IMPORTS INC. BEDESSEE SPORTING GOODS 601 Wortman Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11208, USA Tel: (718) 272-1300 Fax: (718) 272-6868 email: chub@bedessee.com www.bedesseesports.com RUSSIA Astra-Sport Ltd Enisejskaya str. 1, of 27, Moscow, Russia 129344 Tel +7 495 780-63-48 astrasport@astrasport.ru

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HUNGARY On-shore Hungary kft, 1095 Budapest Soroksari ut 48, Hungary Tel: 36-1-210-0692 Email: morsik.nikolett@collect.hu JAPAN Suzuki Sports Yoyogi Ekimae Bldg, 1-36-6, Yoyogi, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo 151-0053, Japan Tel: 03-3370-8103 Fax: 03-3320-3745 Email: sales@suzukirugby.co.jp KENYA Olympic Sports House PO Box 43528, Nairobi, Kenya Tel: 02085722370 Email: olympicsports@wananchi.com KOREA Hansun Trading Corp, Kwangwhamoon, PO Box 641 Seoul, Tel: +8229268721 Fax: +8229268720 Email: hansun21@hanmail.net SPAIN EJE Deportes S.L., Plaza Cuidad de Salta, 2 Prosterior 28043 Madrid, Spain Tel: +34 917441050 Fax: +34 914167108 Email: ejedeportes@ejedeportes.com

MALAYSIA (ALSO SINGAPORE AND THAILAND) Kuckreja, 17 Jalan 20/38a, Taman Sri Sinar, 51200 Segambut, Kuala Lumpur Tel: +603 62755500 Fax: +6032 6851500 Email: kuckreja@tm.net.my PAKISTAN Grays of Cambridge (Pakistan) ltd Small Industrial Estate, Sialkot, 51310, Pakistan Tel: 92 0432 563051 Fax. 92 0432 551252 Email: info@grayspak.com PORTUGAL GILTEC, Sociedade de Representações Desportivas Lda Av. Arantes e Oliveira - 81900-222 Lisboa, Portugal Tel: +351 218462406 Fax +351 218400971 Email: giltec-lda@mail.telepac.pt SWEDEN Sportstore Sweden AB, Toftahojden 21, SE-355 92 Vaxjo, Sweden Tel: +46 (0)73 40 36 162 Email: info@sportstore.se TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Sports & Games Limited, 47 Tissue Drive, Trincity Industrial Estate, Trincity, Trinidad, West Indies Tel: +868 6402504 / 640-5677 Fax: +868 6400505 Email: purchasing@sportsandgames.biz USA Rugby Imports, 885 Warren Avenue, East Providence, Rhode Island 02914, USA Tel: +1 401 438 2725 Fax: +1 401 4388260 Email: sales@gilbertrugbyusa.com

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Technology Key Research Extensive research involving some of the world’s top players has supported theoretical data produced by Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) and High Speed video analysis.

MULTI MATRIX 3D GRIP Star shaped dual height pimples allow maximum grip coverage whilst maintaining kicking distances and accuracy.

REACTION LAMINATE Ensures optimal energy transfer between boot and ball to improve strike consistency.

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TOUCH DPX GRIP Designed specifically for Touch Rugby. High profile, hard wearing pimple ideally suited for a handling specific game.

HYDRATEC Technical fabrics and external waterproof laminations are combined to enhance the life and performance of balls.

STANDARD GRIP

TRUFLIGHT

VALVE

The patented valve improves aerodynamics to provide ultimate balance and truer, longer flight.

Excellent all round grip. Designed to balance grip and durability.

PRE-KICKED

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Kicking machines strike the ball repeatedly to remove residual stress. Ready for match play.

Confirms to all IRB size specifications.

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Barbarian

Multi Matrix 3D Grip TruflightTM Valve Reaction Laminate Construction Performance rubber surface Hand stitched Pre Kicked Available options: Generic England, Ireland and Scotland SIZE OPTIONS: 5 only PLAY LEVEL: Elite

Standard grip TruflightTM Valve 3 Ply core spun polyester and cotton laminate Functional rubber surface Hand stitched SIZE OPTIONS: 5 only PLAY LEVEL: Senior / Club / Schools Rugby COLOURS: Blue / Green

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Standard grip TruflightTM Valve 3 Ply polycotton, leather and cotton laminate Functional rubber surface Hand stitched SIZE OPTIONS: 5 and 4 PLAY LEVEL: Club / Schools Rugby COLOURS: Maroon/Blue or Green/Gold

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Standard grip TruflightTM Valve 3 Ply polyester laminate Performance rubber surface Hand stitched Pre Kicked SIZE OPTIONS: 5 only COLOURS: Black PLAY LEVEL: Senior / Club Rugby

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Dimension Standard grip TruflightTM Valve 3 Ply polycotton and cotton laminate Functional rubber surface Hand stitched SIZE OPTIONS: 5, 4 and 3. Fluoro in size 5 and 4 PLAY LEVEL: Club / Schools / Mini / Jnr Rugby COLOURS: Blue or Fluoro

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New for 2009 Standard grip Hydratec 3 Ply polycotton and cotton laminate Functional rubber surface Hand stitched SIZE OPTIONS: 5 and 4. Blue also available in size 3 COLOURS: Blue, Black, Green, Red and Fluoro PLAY LEVEL: Club / Schools / Mini and Jnr Rugby

Official match ball

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specialist balls

training balls

Mercury Pro Trainer

Synergie V2 Grip Gilbert have created a new pimple pattern to cater for the unique demands of Sevens rugby. The combination of dual height pimples and the high quality performance compound, provide a ball with excellent grip properties in all conditions – ideal for one handed ball carrying, and the sort of dynamic passing which is synonymous with Sevens rugby.

Synergie V2 Zenon Trainer New for 2009 Standard grip Hydratec 3 Ply polycotton and cotton laminate Durable rubber surface Hand stitched SIZE OPTIONS: 5, 4 and 3 COLOURS: Black / Red, Red / Black, and Grey / Black PLAY LEVEL: Club / Schools / Mini and Jnr Rugby

Morgan pass developer Overweight ball to develop wrist strength and passing distance. SIZE OPTIONS: 5 and 4 WEIGHT: Approx. 1Kg.

Synergie V2 grip TruflightTM Valve 3 Ply core spun polyester and cotton laminate Performance rubber surface Hand stitched SIZE OPTIONS: 5 only PLAY LEVEL: Sevens Rugby COLOUR: Blue / Silver

Specially designed women’s ball, developed with top international players. Modified shape and size for women’s rugby. Standard grip TruflightTM Valve 3 Ply cotton, polycotton and leather laminate Hand stitched SIZE OPTIONS: Women’s only PLAY LEVEL: Women’s only COLOUR: Red / Blue

VT400 All weather training ball designed for women’s rugby. Standard grip Hydratec 2 Ply cotton, polycotton laminate Durable rubber surface Hand stitched SIZE OPTIONS: Women’s only PLAY LEVEL: Women’s only COLOUR: Red / Blue

Training aid to improve balance and passing on the run. SIZE OPTIONS: 5 only

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Touch DPX grip 2 Ply polycotton and cotton laminate Durable rubber surface Hand stitched SIZE OPTIONS: Touch rugby only PLAY LEVEL: Touch rugby COLOUR: Green

Vision

Reflex trainer

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Touch

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All replicas are officially licensed and fully endorsed by the International Unions. Balls in the licensed GILBERT ranges are fitted with a synthetic latex bladder. This is to ensure that they remain inflated for the maximum length of time when on display.

Model

Argentina Australia Canada England France Ireland Samoa Scotland South Africa USA RFUW Eng. Saxons

International balls

International Replica balls

International Replica Balls

International Flag Size 5 • • • • • • • • • • • •

Size 4

Midi •

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Mini • • • • • •

Promo

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England

ireland

scotland

france

Size 5 & Super midi

Size 5 & Super midi

Size 5 & Super midi

Size 5 & Super midi

Flower of Scotland

land of my fathers

Size 5, midi & mini

Size 5, midi & mini

International Mascot

Argentina

Australia

Canada

England

France

England

ireland

Size 4, 3 & mini

Size 4, 3 & mini

International memorabilia

Ireland

England Saxons

Samoa

Scotland

South Africa

USA

Argentina

australia

canada

england

france

Size 5

Size 5

Size 5

Size 5 & 4

Size 5

ireland

italy

new zealand

Samoa

scotland

Size 5 & 4

Size 5

Size 5

Size 5

Size 5 & 4

south africa

USA

Wales

Size 5

Size 5

Size 5 & 4

Midi

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England starter

ireland starter

scotland starter

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Model

England Flower of Scotland Generic Ireland Scotland

Keyrings (25) • • • • •

OFFICIAL MATCH BALL SOUTH AFRICA vs BRITISH & IRISH LIONS 2009

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Juggling (3) •

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Inflatable (60cm and 120cm) •

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England

Ireland

Multi Matrix 3D Grip TruflightTM Valve Reaction Laminate Construction Performance rubber surface Hand stitched Pre Kicked

Scotland

Stress Balls

England

Ireland

Scotland

south africa synergie match ball

International Souvenir balls

International Souvenir Balls

Generic

Sponge Balls

Ireland

England

Scotland

Key Rings

England

Ireland

scotland

Flower of Scotland

generic

Inflatable Balls

England

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Club Replica balls

Club Replica balls

Club Replica Balls

Replica Size 5

As official sponsor to the Guinness Premiership, Magners League, First Division Rugby and many Top 14 sides, a range of replica and supporter products are available on a pre order basis. Replica Size 4

Please contact your sales representative for more information or to confirm your requirements. Club Replica Balls All Club replica balls are available in Sizes 5 and 4, Midi, Mini and as Key rings. Blues

Connacht

Magners League Replica Ball

Keyring

Midi

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Bristol

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London Irish

Mini

Dragons

Edinburgh

Gloucester

Harlequins

Leeds

Glasgow

Leinster

Newcastle

Northampton

Sale

Munster

Ospreys

Saracens

Wasps

Worcester

Scarlets

Ulster

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club supporter balls

Supporter Balls The Club Supporter balls are colourful, fun and are designed to appeal to younger supporters. Available in Size 5 and Size 4. Starter Pack The Starter Pack, consisting of a ball, tee and pump, comes with a Size 4 ball as standard and is an ideal all year round gift option. Available in Size 4. Please contact your sales representative to confirm your requirements. Bath

Bristol

gloucester

Harlequins

Leeds

Leicester

Blues

Connacht

Edinburgh

London Irish

Newcastle

Northampton

sale

saracens

wasps

worcester

Glasgow

Leinster

Munster

Dragons

Ospreys

Scarlets

Ulster

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Club supporter Balls Guinness Premiership & Magners League

Bath starter

Bristol starter

gloucester starter

harleQuins starter

leeds starter

Leicester starter

london Irish starter

newcastle starter

Northampton starter

sale starter

saracens starter

wasps starter

worcester starter

Blues starter

connacht starter

edinburgh starter

glasgow starter

leinster starter

Munster starter

dragons starter

ospreys starter

scarlets starter

Ulster starter

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Customised Balls

Licensed balls

Licensed Balls

Customised Balls

GILBERT has a broad range of exclusive licenses to produce international replica and memorabilia products. The range includes the RBS 6 Nations - Europe's Premier International Rugby Tournament, Super 14 - the elite competition contested between provinces and states from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, The Barbarians - the world's most prestigious rugby club, and GUINNESS速.

Personalised balls can be produced for clubs and schools or for award presentations, dinner gifts or any other corporate or private function. Gilbert continue to manaufacture leather rugby balls and other products using similar techniques to those first used by William Gilbert when supplying Rugby School in 1823. We can offer you a customised product with minimum order quantities as low as 25 balls.

CUSyoTurOMlogobaorlls have details printed onto one of our balls.

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Supporter

Supporter Mini

Size 5

Super 14

Replica

memorabilia

Size 5

Size 5

Replica Mini

Barbarians

1. Jewel ball stand Available in small and large sizes (ball not included) Replica

memorabilia

Size 5

Size 5

Mini

2. leather match ball Size 5

4.

3. leather Mini ball 4. leather coasters Available in sets of 6

Guinness

5.

5. leather Key fob Available in natural leather or navy/gold 6. leather tobacco pouch

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7. leather purse

Match ball

Guinness Ball

Size 5

Size 5

Midi/Mini

Lead times

Minimum Quantity

Air

Sea

8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12

Competition, Training & Replica Balls Sponge Ball

Stress ball

Keyring

Sample Ball Customisation 1. Zenon, 2. Revolution X, 3. Memorabilia, 4. Mini, 5. Stress, 6. Key Ring

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Revolution X Size 5 Barbarian Size 5 Vapour Size 5 and 4 Dimension Size 5, 4 and 3 Mercury Pro Size 5, 4 and 3 Zenon Size 5, 4 and 3 Memorabilia Super Midi Midi Mini

50 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 50 100

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7. Lead times

Minimum Quantity

Air

Sea

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Hand Held Souvenir Balls Stress (Box of 24 Balls) Sponge Juggling (Set of Three) Key Ring (25 Key Rings)

42 Boxes 1000 333 Sets 40 Boxes

Traditional Leather Match Balls 1 logo panel Size 5 and mini 2 logo panels Size 5 and mini 3 logo panels Size 5 and mini Key Fob

25 25 25 100

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N HAS BEEN GILBERT PROTECMATIO NCE IN MIND. KEY FOCUS

Protection

DEVELOPED WITH PERFOR ATOMIC AND AREAS IN THE 2009 RANGE ARE THE BREATHABILITY CHIEFTAIN MODELS, WITH ENHANCED PANELS. ALL FROM STRATEGICALLY PLACED MESH MANCE AND GILBERT PROTECTION PROVIDES PERFOR ELS. PROTECTION FOR PLAYERS OF ALL LEV

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1 Duo Mesh

Triflex Padding

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Two Way Stretch Fabric

Technology Key TRIFLEX PADDING

( Endorsees ) Richard Blaze – England Saxons & Leicester Tigers; Donncha O’Callaghan – British Lions, Ireland & Munster; Luke Charteris – Wales & Newport Gwent Dragons; Martin Corry – British Lions, England & Leicester Tigers; Mick O’Driscoll – Ireland & Munster; Richard Hibbard – Wales & Ospreys; Lewis Moody – British Lions, England & Leicester Tigers; Michael Owen – British Lions, Wales & Saracens; Dan Parks – Scotland & Glasgow Warriors; Richie Rees – Cardiff Blues; Morgan Stoddart – Wales & Llanelli Scarlets; T Rhys Thomas – Wales & Cardiff Blues; Steve Thompson – Brive; Berrick Barnes – Australia & Queensland Reds

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Triangular interlocking protective cells that flex in all directions. Gives a unique and perfect fit for every player.

FLAT SEAMS All padded clothing is designed to be worn as an undergarment. All seams are sewn flat to avoid friction or discomfort.

CAVITY PADDING Concave padded cells. Impact forces are absorbed and air is trapped creating an ‘air bag’ effect.

3 DIMENSIONAL FIT All headguards are moulded on curved tools to provide a rounded more natural fit to the shape of the head.

BODY PADS

TWO WAY STRETCH

All body pads are positioned in areas susceptible to soft tissue injury and are restricted to 5mm thickness to meet IRB requirements.

AIR VENTS

Base fabrics are designed to stretch in both directions for a comfortable fit.

DUO MESH

Strategic air vent sections improve airflow to prevent overheating

Double layer mesh, designed to stretch in both directions and transfer moisture away from the body.

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Protection

Protection

Synergie 12 Most enhanced padding system to date Tri-flex Padding System – triangular closed cell foam padding 12 ergonomically designed pads for ultimate protection Protection for ribs, kidneys, biceps, back and sternum Ergonomic padding design and dual material combination ensure player has full range of movement Breathable duo layer mesh – Unique double-layered mesh maximises performance – transports moisture away from skin to keep wearer cool SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXL

Chieftain New for 2009 Stylish performance shoulder vest Tri-flex Padding System – triangular closed cell foam padding Bicep, sternum, kidney and back protection Stretchy breathable moisture management fabric Full length body athletic fit Improved breathability with strategically positioned mesh panels Works in conjunction with Xact Thermo Undershirts SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXL

All

GILBERT protective

xact 10 Superior all over protection Tri-flex Padding System – triangular closed cell foam padding 10 strategically positioned pads for total protection 2 way stretch fabric for comfortable fit Ensures maximum protection with no restrictions to the wearer’s movement SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXL

wear

meets the technical specifications of the International Rugby Board (IRB) and is approved for match play. From grass roots and school rugby right through to elite international level, the range offers the perfect option for every player.

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Protection

Protection

Atomic New for 2009 Outstanding value protective top Comprehensive shoulder padding system Additional bicep padding Improved breathability with functional mesh panels Ultimate entry level shoulder protection SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXL

Xact Alpha Quest Large Sternum Protection Bicep Protection Cavity Shoulder Padding Flat Seams Xact 2 way stretch fabric SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXL

Synergie Glove The synergie glove’s palm technology ensures the glove delivers optimum performance in all weather conditions Adjustable wrist strap for improved comfort Superior thin synthetic leather palm for maximum touch Breathable lycra backing SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes XS-XXL

Triflex Womens Developed in conjunction with the RFUW, this women’s specific garment has been designed with the female body in mind. Tri-flex Padding System – triangular closed cell foam padding Air Vents for additional breathability Moisture management polyester Bicep padding SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes S-XL

International Rugby Gloves Xact Alpha Quest- camo Large Sternum Protection Bicep Protection Cavity Shoulder Padding Flat Seams Xact 2 way stretch fabric SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXL

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X grip Side finger panels – improved comfort and fit Polyester palm, lycra reverse SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes XS-XXL

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3 Dimensional Fit Fully flexible design for superior fit Strategic air vent sections improve airflow to prevent overheating Cut out ear sections for improved on field communication Cross lace system Xact padding configuration Improved adjustable chin strap SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XL COLOUR OPTIONS: White or Black

Protection

Protection

The best pre contoured custom fit mouthguards available

Xact Headguard

Synergie Pro Mouthguard New for 2009 Made in the UK, developed by dental technicians Impact Absorbing Custom Fit Technology Maximum comfort and protection – Pre-contoured shield not the standard basic U shape Works with braces Upper palate support Minimises trauma to bones, teeth, roots and skull Minimum shrinkage on bite area and wall thickness, maximising front and side protection SIZE OPTIONS: Anatomical design – one size fits all

Atomic Headguard New for 2009 Lightweight rugby headguard Moulded ear protection with vents for improved hearing Lace closure system ensures comfortable fit Thermo fused breathable fabric Ultimate fit with pre-moulded foam SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black or Silver

The Gilbert nge headguard ra give the

has been developed to player the ultimate comfort and protection, using the maximum amount of padding allowed under IRB regulations. With two lace closure systems and a 3 dimensional moulded option the range fits all shapes and sizes of head. All gilbert headguards are IRB Approved.

International Mouthguards ‘Boil and bite’ mouthguards Flag design provides additional shock absorption Unrestricted breathing and speaking Rigid inner plate covered by a soft mouldable outer layer SIZE OPTIONS: Available in Senior or Junior

VX Cell Headguard 3 Dimensional Fit Stylish cut out sections Thermo Fused breathable fabric Designed for the ultimate fit, pre moulded foam which contours to the shape of the head Improved adjustable chin strap SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black, Silver or Camo

Mouthguards

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‘Boil and bite’ mouthguards in a variety of plain, flavoured or razortooth options Plain available in black, clear, fluoro or red Flavoured available in lemon, mint or orange Razortooth available in black, green, red or royal SIZE OPTIONS: Available in Senior or Junior

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Rugby Boots

External Heel Support

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XSP Outsole

Engineered Heel Fit

Protex Footbed Gel insert

SSP Technology XSP outsole

SSP Technology Stability Support Plate ort Variable mid foot supp al enhances multi-direction running

Technology Key XSP OUTSOLE

( Endorsees ) Donncha O’Callaghan – British Lions, Ireland & Munster; Shaun Connor – Newport Gwent Dragons; Martin Corry – British Lions, England & Leicester Tigers; Andrew Hall – Newport Gwent Dragons; Richard Hibbard – Wales & Ospreys; Mick O’Driscoll – Ireland & Munster; Michael Owen – Wales & Saracens; Dan Parks – Scotland & Glasgow Warriors; Frankie Sheahan – Ireland & Munster; T Rhys Thomas – Wales & Cardiff Blues; Andy Vilk – England 7s & Treviso; Sam Vesty – Leicester Tigers; Berrick Barnes – Australia & Queensland Reds

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ELITE PROTEX FOOTBED

Pebax outsole with chrome support unit, internal torsion system supports strategically positioned studs for superior weight distribution.

ENGINEERED HEEL FIT A special internal foam construction minimises foot movement and reduces the risk of achilles tendon damage.

Protex Footbed ort Mid foot torsion supp

3 in 1 footbed. Breathable memory foam base, heel cushioning system provides maximum shock absorption. Pre moulded torsion support.

MSX

SSP TECHNOLOGY

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Stability Support Plate. Variable mid foot support enhances multi-directional running.

XTG OUTSOLE Firm ground moulded sole unit.

ing Torsional System allow itudinal movement along the long rs in axis ensuring flexion occu correct place

Xact Structured Outsole. Dimensionally accurate stud positioning for superior traction and support.

PRO L2 LAST

Strategic stud position ensures superb pressure distribution enhanced by supporting plates. Forward and lateral traction, with tri blade system.

New slim fit last to create second skin effect, this revolutionary fit ensures maximum comfort and support for the wearer.

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Professional and Elite Players The synergie Elite combines classical styling with cutting edge technology K-Leather upper which creates instant comfort and feel with lightweight responsiveness Sleak last profile and external heel counter ensure ultimate fit and comfort New lightweight XSP outsole for outstanding traction and support Elite Protex footbed, offers ultimate all round performance with heel cushioning, mid foot stability and breathable memory foam Weight from 280g SOLE / SIZE OPTIONS: Available in 8 Stud (6-15), 6 Stud and Moulded option (6-13)

REvolution X New for 2009 Classic design with cutting edge performance New ProL2 last for improved fit and comfort Lightweight supple PU upper XSP outsole providing outstanding traction and support SSP technology – split midfoot support plate Elite Protex footbed SOLE / SIZE OPTIONS: Available in 8 Stud (6-15)

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Rugby Boots

Rugby Boots

Synergie Elite

Venom New for 2009 K-Leather performance rugby shoe Breathable mesh inserts with injection PU support New Pro L2 last for improved fit and comfort Supple K-Leather Vamp External Heel Wrap distributes force during pronation XSP outsole providing outstanding traction and support SSP Technology SOLE / SIZE OPTIONS: Available in 8 Stud (6-15)

Vortex - Lo/Mid New for 2009 Superior soft synthetic leather upper Performance mesh sections to reduce weight and improve comfort XTG outsole Preformed footbed LO: Lightweight durable rugby shoe ideal for players of all levels 8 stud soft toe MID: Lightweight durable mid cut rugby shoe ideal for forwards who require a boot which offers additional ankle support 8 stud hard toe with cushioned ankle support SOLE / SIZE OPTIONS: Available in 8 Stud (6-15)

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Rugby Boots

Rugby Boots

sidestep X2 - Lo/Hi red

Torpedo XP

For players at all levels, this classic boot provides comfort and stability Synthetic upper XSO Structured outsole Preformed footbed Padded tongue Hi boot only available as hard toe Lo boot available in soft and hard toe LO STUD OPTIONS: Junior 6 Stud (Soft & Hard Toe), Senior 8 Stud (Soft & Hard Toe). HI HT STUD OPTIONS: Junior 6 Stud, Senior 8 Stud. SIZE OPTIONS: Available in Junior sizes 2-5 & Senior 6-15.

Entry level durable rugby shoe, providing comfort and support Synthetic Upper Preformed footbed Padded tongue SIZE OPTIONS: Available in Junior sizes 2-5 & Senior 6-13

Accessories

Sidestep X2 - Lo/Hi white Laces For players at all levels, this classic boot provides comfort and stability Synthetic upper XSO Structured outsole Preformed footbed Padded tongue Hi boot only available as hard toe Lo boot available in soft and hard toe MSX sole only available on Lo boot LO STUD OPTIONS: Junior 6 Stud (Soft & Hard Toe), Senior 8 Stud (Soft & Hard Toe), Senior MSX moulded. HI HT STUD OPTIONS: Junior 6 Stud, Senior 8 Stud. SIZE OPTIONS: Available in Junior sizes 2-5 & Senior 6-15. MSX 6-13 (on Lo boot only)

Available in 150mm or 180mm lengths.

Aluminium Studs (Blister Packed) Contains 12x15 mm and 4x18mm or 16x21mm studs.

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Available in 15mm, 18mm and 21mm. Sold in bags of 100

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Wondertape The tape that sticks to itself not to you! Can be used for taping on the body or holding socks up.

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has been designed to me pitch style and performance. In coaching staff, providing on the players and also the demands Match shirt meeting both individual needs of es teamwear vid pro tion h quality match lec Hig col the , ent em nag of team ma shirt available from functionality. stock or customised flexibility and high performance to suit club requirements

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SEAM SEALED Ripstop is a functional fabric. Thicker threads are used alternately to provide a higher tearing strength than other fabrics.

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SB

MB

LB

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M

L

XL

XXL

XXXL

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PERFORMANCE FIT Athletic fitting garments with reinforced seams and overlay taping to provide maximum durability.

Durable adhesive tape, heat and pressure applied along the seams, covering all stitch holes creating enhanced waterproof qualities.

JUNIOR RUGBY Stars of the future can now be kitted out in Gilbert performance wear.

WEATHERPROOF COATING A synthetic layer applied directly onto the fabric to achieve wind and rain resistance.

REINFORCED SEAMS

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TEAM FIT Designed to improve freedom of movement, fit and comfort. Tailored to the specific requirements of a rugby player.

BAR TACKS

Seams are reinforced for added durability.

Bar tacks are added at all key pressure points for increased strength.

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match shirts

match shirts

Xact Shirt

Synergie Rugby Shirt New for 2009 Slim fitting shirt incorporating ergonomically shaped side panels and stretch fabrics to allow optimum freedom of movement and player performance Heavy-weight body fabric with textured underside to help provide the swift dissipation of perspiration away from the skin High fitting collar designed to sit closely to the neck providing minimum distraction during play 3-D gripper print incorporating the Multi Matrix design from the Synergie Match Ball on upper shoulder and chest area to give enhanced ball handling and control All seams are reinforced to withstand the rigours of the game Printed Gilbert logo on front chest SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes S - XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black and Navy

Green

Black

Navy

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Red

Synergie Match Short New for 2009 Stretch woven fabric with rip-stop finish to allow excellent movement and comfort Stretch panel at gusset Elasticated waistband with gripper at inner waistband Printed Gilbert Logo on left leg SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes XXS - XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black, White and Navy .

Junior Match Shirt New for 2009 240gsm Polyester eyelet fabric with contrast colour insert panels. Mandarin collar with 3-button placket Embroidered Gilbert logo on right chest Black and Navy available in long sleeve version SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes XXS - M COLOUR OPTIONS: Red. Navy, Black and Sky .

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Xact Shirt High Performance match shirt, available from stock or customised to suit your club’s needs. 320 gsm eyelet polyester fabric Moisture management technology to assist in body temperature regulation Reinforced taped seams for added durability Bar tacks are added at all key pressure points for increased strength All options shown are available from stock SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes XXS - XXXL CUSTOMISED OPTIONS: These shirts can be colour combined to suit your club’s needs including long sleeve and ladies cut, please refer to our Teamwear catalogue for more information. .

Royal

Sky

Maroon

Navy/Green

Black/Yellow

Red/Black

Red/Black Hoops

Navy/Sky Hoops

Black/Pink Quarters

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Outer layers

Outer layers

Hurricane jacket

XP Tour Jacket

Water resistant shell with quilted liner for maximum thermal and rain protection. Polyester Ripstop Shell with a quilted micro fleece lining Zip pockets including internal breast pockets Taped rainproof seams Woven overlay taping and detail along side seams Gilbert logo on the chest and sleeve SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes S-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Navy/Grey and Black/Grey

Water resistant half-zip jacket with mesh lining Nylon Ottoman outer shell Elasticated cuffs and hem Gilbert embroidered logo on chest and sleeve SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Navy/Royal, Black/Red, Navy/Grey and Black/Grey

storm Jacket

Performance Shell Jacket

Lightweight Shower-proof Jacket with micro fleece lining Polyester Ripstop shell with half-zip opening Elasticated drawcord at hem to adjust for fit and comfort Woven overlay taping detail along side seams and sleeve Gilbert logo on the chest and sleeve SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes MB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Red/Black, Navy/Grey and Black/Grey

Stylish training jacket with performance cut Mesh lined training top with functional collar opening Large GILBERT branding on the back Gilbert logo on centre chest, sleeve and back SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes MB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black, Navy and Red

Back detail

Force Windstoppa

falcon Jacket

The ultimate in rugby training wear, the Force Windstoppa is rain and wind resistant. Polyester Ripstop outer shell with mesh lining Soft, fleece-lined collar Reinforced seams Woven overlay taping detail along side seams and sleeve Gilbert logo on the chest and sleeve SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes S-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Navy/Grey and Black/Grey

Water resistant pull over training top with reinforced seams Rib collar and elasticated cuffs and drawcord at hem 100% Nylon Ottoman fabric Gilbert logo on the chest and sleeve SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes MB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black/Red, Navy/Royal, Navy/Grey and Black/Grey

Thermal Fleece Lightweight bonded fleece training top - ideal as a mid layer beneath a shower-resistant outer layer such as the Windstoppa. New for 2009 Jersey outer with micro fleece inner combining excellent thermal properties and comfort High collar with half-zipper opening Ideal teamwear option Gilbert logo on the chest SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black, Navy and Grey

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Shower Jacket - Full zip Lightweight shower resistant jacket with full length zipper and concealed hood. New for 2009 Mesh lining Side pockets Gilbert logo on the chest and sleeve SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB - XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black and Navy

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1. Match Short Updated performance match short Soft two way stretch fabric for minimum restriction of movement Cotton / Spandex mixture SIZE OPTIONS: XS-XXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black, White or Navy 2. Swift Short Traditionally designed rugby short Pull cord and button down front Pockets 100% heavyweight durable cotton SIZE OPTIONS: 24"- 52" COLOUR OPTIONS: Black, White or Navy 3. Kiwi Short No fly shorts with elasticated waist and pull cord Angled cut on legs for looser fit on thighs Pockets 100% heavyweight durable cotton SIZE OPTIONS: Available in 24"-52" COLOUR OPTIONS: Available in Black, White or Navy 4. Bok Short Lightweight Junior polyester short Reinforced seams ideal for junior rugby SIZE OPTIONS: Mini, SB, MB, LB and S COLOUR OPTIONS: Red, Black, White or Navy

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5. Vision Short Leisure training short Lightweight polyester jacquard short with mesh lining Stylish panel design SIZE OPTIONS: MB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black/Grey, Navy/Grey and Black only

1. Arctic pant New for 2009 Rain and wind resistant trouser with reinforced seams for additional strength Long length zippers at side leg 2 x side pockets PU coated microfibre rip-stop fabric with taped seams Mesh lining for comfort SIZE OPTIONS: SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black and Navy

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Shorts

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2. Storm Trouser Ottoman coated rain trouser Mesh Lining Extra long zip for easy removal over boots Stylish panel design SIZE OPTIONS: SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black and Navy 3. Vision Trouser Leisure trouser Lightweight polyester jacquard trouser Mesh Lining Stylish panel design SIZE OPTIONS: SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black and Navy 4. 3/ 4 Training Pant 3/4 length polyester training pant Mesh lined with stylish panel design SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black and Navy

6. Training socks The Gilbert rugby sock is produced in acrylic with a cotton cushioned sole for increased comfort. SIZE OPTIONS: Mini (12-2), Junior (3-6) and Senior (7-13). COLOUR OPTIONS: Black, Red, Navy, Green or Royal 7. Beanie Hat Micro fleece beanie with thermal lining SIZE OPTIONS: One size only COLOUR OPTIONS: Black

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New for 2009 Training/leisure shirt fit Asymmetric mesh panel design Traditional collar with 3-button placket 100% Polyester waffle fabric with moisture management providing swift removal of perspiration from the skin Gilbert logo on chest SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black, Navy, Black/Red and Black/White

Warrior Shirt Athletic cut training shirt with reinforced seams Nylon taping on side seams for added strength Breathable mesh panels, 320gsm cotton Dapper mandarin collar styling Gilbert logo on the chest and sleeve SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes MB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Navy/Royal, Black/Red, Navy/Grey and Black/Grey

Classic Polo

Pro V2 TEE

New for 2009 250gms cotton pique fabric with rib collar and 3button placket Contrast coloured inner placket and collar Embroidered Gilbert logo on chest SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Navy and Black

New for 2009 Standard fit tee shirt with asymmetric mesh panel design 100% Polyester waffle fabric with moisture management providing swift removal of perspiration from the skin Gilbert logo on chest SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black, Navy, Black/Red and Black/White

performance polo High performance polyester polo shirt Technical fabric and stylish mesh panelling aid moisture management and ventilation Ideal gym wear or leisurewear Gilbert logo on chest SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Navy/Red and Navy/Royal

performance tee High performance polyester T-shirt Technical fabric and stylish mesh panelling aid moisture management and ventilation Ideal gym wear or warm up T-shirt Gilbert logo on chest SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Navy/Red and Navy/Royal

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Shirts

Pro V2 POLO

Dragon Polo Stylish team wear or leisure item 220 gsm cotton pique Embroidered Gilbert logo on chest and sleeve SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Navy/Grey and Black/Grey

Hawks tee Team, training or leisure item 180gsm cotton Embroidered Gilbert logo on chest and sleeve SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB-XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black/Grey and Navy/Grey

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Xact thermo baselayer system Muscle compression The Xact Thermo undershirts are cut to fit tightly to the body to reduce muscle vibration, a key factor in energy loss and tissue damage. The garments keep the muscles compact during activity as a second skin. This speeds up recovery time after a hard training session or tough game.

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2. Hoodie - since 1823 320 gsm fleece backed polyester hooded top Rugby since 1823 logo on chest SIZE OPTIONS: LB - XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Navy

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Moisture Management The Xact Thermo garments employ superior performance fabrics to provide essential thermo regulation benefits; the shirts are designed to have maximum contact with the body, allowing sweat to evaporate faster. Sweat molecules are transported through the fabric and dispersed instantly over a larger area to maximise evaporation.

3. T-Shirt - since 1823 Stylish leisure tee with distressed print on chest 180 gsm washed cotton T-shirt SIZE OPTIONS: SB - XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black

Evaporation of moisture Nylon micro yarn Polyester OP Micro yarn Skin

Perspiration movement

4. T-Shirt - First 1823 Stylish leisure tee with distressed print on chest 180 gsm washed cotton T-shirt SIZE OPTIONS: SB - XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black, Navy and White

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5. oxford shirt - Short sleeve 100% cotton shirt Buttoned down collar Tonal Gilbert logo embroidered on chest pocket Ideal for clubs SIZE OPTIONS: S - XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Powder Blue 6. oxford shirt - Long sleeve 100% cotton shirt Buttoned down collar Tonal Gilbert logo embroidered on chest pocket Ideal for clubs SIZE OPTIONS: S - XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Powder Blue

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Base layers

Leisure

1. Hoodie 320 gsm fleece backed polyester hooded top Embroidered Gilbert logo on chest SIZE OPTIONS: SB - XXXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Navy, Black or Marl Grey

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undergarments 1. underShirts Double sided fabric for optimum thermal protection Wicks moisture from the skin Circulates body heat Silicon rubbersied grip pattern on sleeves Compression fit - Ultra tight fit acts as second skin Flat locked seams SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB - XXL COLOUR OPTIONS: White, Royal, Red, Black, Green and Navy.

2. Undershorts Double sided fabric for optimum thermal protection Circulates body heat Compression fit - Ultra tight fit acts as second skin Flat locked seams SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes SB - XXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black and Navy

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3. LEGGings New for 2009 Double sided fabric for optimum thermal protection Circulates body heat Compression fit - Ultra tight fit acts as second skin Flat locked seams SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes S - XXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black only

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4. Lycra shorts Compression fit Flat locked seams SIZE OPTIONS: Available in sizes MB - XXL COLOUR OPTIONS: Black and Navy Gilbert Rugby 2009 // www.gilbertrugby.com

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Luggage

Team Kit bag X2 New for 2009 Team kit bag with wheels for easy transportation Large main compartment – fits full team kit and accessories Hard base maintains structure of bag Durable 600d polyester DIMENSIONS: H:38cm x W:40cm x L:82cm

Travel Holdall X2 Premium quality travel holdall with wheels. New for 2009 Large amount of storage space Protective skid rails for excellent stability Two large main compartments 3 additional pockets including wet / shoe compartment Organiser pocket Retractable handle 1200d quality polyester DIMENSIONS: H:64cm x W:34cm x L:27cm

Hardcase X2 New for 2009 Classic matchday bag Hard base for storing wet kit or boots. Large main compartment Space available for club logos Durable 600d Polyester and 420d Nylon DIMENSIONS: H:34cm x W:32cm (at base) x L:42cm

Computer Bag X2 New for 2009 Lap top compartment with additional padding Organiser pocket with space for all essential items Separate pouch inside stores power cords and other accessories DIMENSIONS: H:29.5cm x W:40cm x L:10cm

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Luggage

Luggage

Player Bag X2 1.

Breathable Ball Bag

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Designed with club players in mind. New for 2009 Large main compartment Shoe and wet gear pockets Space available for club logos Durable 600d and 420d Nylon

Holds 12 balls New colours for 2009 COLOUR OPTIONS: Royal, Red or Black

Fine Mesh Ball Bag

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Holds 12 balls

DIMENSIONS: H:27cm x W:27cm x L:57cm COLOUR OPTIONS: Royal, Red, Navy & Black

Water Bottle Carrier

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New fold away design Traditional style carrier Holds 6 bottles *BOTTLES NOT INCLUDED

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Water Bottle

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1 Litre bottle with sports cap 5. Water Bottle Bag Insulated waterproof bag to keep drinks cool Individual bottle compartments Holds 12 bottles 600d polyester *BOTTLES NOT INCLUDED

ruck sack X2 New for 2009 Multi compartment rucksack Large main compartment with internal padded laptop pocket Front organiser pockets Stylish design using superior durable 1200d polyester

DIMENSIONS: H:40cm x W:28cm x L:28cm 6.

Fold Away Rigid ball bag

3.

New for 2009 Holds 12 balls

DIMENSIONS: H:47cm x W:33cm x L:20cm

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Boot bag x2

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New for 2009 Internal pocket for mouthguard or valuables Side mesh pocket for water bottle Durable polyester DIMENSIONS: H:36cm x W:416cm x L:12cm

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Physio Bag Medical bag as used by professionals. This bag offers ample space for storage with four major internal compartments for first aid kit. Additional storage created by innovative central opening system. Internal detachable compartment with fully sealed inner making the bucket redundant. Wash proof 600d polyester. Allows easy access for on the pitch repairs. Functional design with main compartment plus two additional fold out sections Detachable fully sealed sponge compartment

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Training Equipment

Body Armour Suit Ideal for tackling practice, providing total body protection Reversible design allows easily structured training sessions Constructed from durable nylon SIZE OPTIONS: Junior & Senior sizes

Contact Top Designed with assistance from Premiership clubs Provides all round upper body protection, without restricting movement Reversible design for structured training sessions SIZE OPTIONS: Junior & Senior sizes

International Contact Top Revolutionary training top Flexible protection which can be adapted depending on the levels of contact in the session Breathable moisture management fabric All over protection with removeable kidney, back, rib & bicep padding SIZE OPTIONS: Junior, Intermediate & Senior sizes

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Designed to assist with attacking training drills. The unique forward facing arm design provides resistance when contact is made to simulate breaking a tackle. Ideally used in sets of 3 or 4, the colour coded ‘arms’ highlight defensive weak points and encourage players to run at gaps. DIMENSIONS: Height - 94cm, Width - 40cm/135cm Depth - 30cm, Weight - 5Kg

Body wedge Hands free body wedge for realistic tackling whilst providing protection. Worn over the shoulders and secured with a waist strap.

Wedge inflator For use with the inflatable wedges, the dual action system ensures quick inflation. The mechanism can be reversed for deflating.

Xact Pro Wedge Innovative contact wedge. Unique shape offers enhanced protection, allowing a greater range of training activities. Designed primarily for rucking drills. DIMENSIONS: Height - 108cm, Width - 49cm Depth - 18cm, Weight - 5Kg

Training Equipment

Training Equipment

Armed wedge

Xact Inflatable wedge Designed to provide equal protection to both the holder and player, the wedges reduce the risk of injury by minimising impact shock. The combination of tough PVC and an internal chamber system create a strong, rigid wedge that is also lightweight. The Wedge Inflator ensures the shields are inflated and deflated in seconds, making them ideal for touring. Available in Junior and Senior sizes. SENIOR DIMENSIONS: Height - 94cm, Width - 40cm, Depth - 30cm, Weight - 3.5Kg JUNIOR DIMENSIONS: Height - 80cm, Width - 34cm, Depth - 24cm, Weight - 2.5Kg

Tackle bags

Senior & Junior Wedge Manufactured from water resistant fabric with interior foam construction. SENIOR DIMENSIONS: Height - 94cm, Width - 40cm Depth - 30cm, Weight - 4Kg JUNIOR DIMENSIONS: Height - 80cm, Width - 34cm Depth - 24cm, Weight - 3Kg

Durable tackle equipment for training purposes. High gloss finish to ensure equipment stays mud free Specially woven material enhances durability and strength OPTIONS: Senior - 138cm x 45cm (23kg) Intermediate - 138cm x 38cm (14Kg) Junior - 122cm x 38cm (10Kg)

Hex wedge Entry level wedge. SIZE OPTIONS: Available in Senior size SENIOR DIMENSIONS: Height - 84cm, Width - 44cm, Depth - 18cm, Weight - 4Kg

Wideboy wedge Manufactured from water resistant fabric with interior foam construction. SENIOR DIMENSIONS: Height - 94cm, Width - 74cm, Depth - 32cm, Weight - 8Kg

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1. Xact Kicking Tee

To develop fast footwork, 4m or 8m long Fabric covered metal rods suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Can be used with studs Sold separately including bag

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The Xact tee has been developed to provide the perfect platform for the perfect kick. In collaboration with Paul Grayson, who has scored over 400 test points and is one of modern rugby's most prolific kickers, the Xact tee has been moulded to suit all kicking styles. Pre-set at the optimum height for successful kicks. Patented Xact design Precision moulded Foot Safe EVA Rubber Blister packed

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Spring loaded

2. Polyester bibs Slipover bib with reinforced arms and neck 100% polyester Aailable in green, yellow, red, or blue SIZE OPTIONS: Available in Boys, Youths and Adults

3. Reversible bibs

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Lightweight breathable slipover bib, with reinforced seams Reversible design allows easily structured training sessions SIZE OPTIONS: Available in Junior and Senior

4. agility posts

2. 450 Precision Tee Constructed from moulded rubber Blister packed Available in Black only

Training Equipment

Training Equipment

1. speed ladder

3. 320 Precision Tee Constructed from moulded rubber Blister packed Available in Green only

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Flexi Posts for improved body shape and movement. Develops sidestep and evasion skills. PVC poles with strengthened steel foot spike for easy insertion. Sold in sets of 12

4. Adjustable Kicking Tee

5. Tag Belts

The height is varied using a screw thread system Guaranteed not to slip Constructed from moulded rubber Blister packed

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For use in tag rugby, the ideal game for mini and juniors Colours available - red, green, yellow and blue SIZE OPTIONS: Available in Junior & Senior sizes

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5. Quicker Kicker ii Ideal entry level kicking tee.

6. step training hurdles

6. Stirrup Pump

For agility drills and plyometric jumps Develops quick, strong knee lift *SOLD SEPARATELY OPTIONS: Available in 6”, 9” & 12”

7. Pressure Gauge 8. Adaptors

7. Whistle & Lanyard

9. Quicker Ball Pump

8. marking cone & carrier Metal carrier for easy storage, holds up to 50 cones Fluorescent EVA non-shatter safety cones Available colours - green, red, white and yellow *SOLD SEPARATELY

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post protectors, pitch kits and customised training equipment

post protectors Cost includes up to 2 colour bands Post protectors are available in 3 post diameters, A (<10cm), B (10-15cm) & C (15-22cm) Made to order SIZE OPTIONS: Width of face for post diameter Pad Height Junior (138cm) Senior (183cm) Super Size (183cm) Premier Size (200cm)

Post Diameter A (<10cm)

B (10-15cm)

C (15-22cm)

26cm 26cm 51cm 51cm

26cm 26cm 51cm 51cm

30cm 30cm 51cm 51cm

SB post protectors Budget post protector Fits post diameter of 10-15cm Available in Black only SIZE OPTIONS: Senior 183cm - 25cm, Junior 138cm - 25cm

corner poles Safety standard corner pole

Spring loaded corner poles Returns to it’s original position Ideal for try line corner flags

moon flags Free standing ‘moon’ flags PVC covered foam to ensure high quality finish that can be wiped clean COLOUR OPTIONS: Available in up to three colour bands

Corner Pole Protectors

cility Special prandinpitct hfa kits can be printed Made to order, cost for one colour only Price for more than one colour on application

Tackle equipment requirements. Any and made to your own specific e. sibl shape or size pos ck, Yellow, Red, Colours available are: White, Bla erald Green, Em er, Maroon, Brown, Purple, Silv al and Sky Blue. Forest Green, Navy, Orange, Roy

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