Justin Tipuric’s stay at home rugby essentials
We’ve all swapped the kit bag for a bean bag, so we can stay safe at home – but that doesn’t stop us needing the right kit to do so! We’re on the countdown to a return to rugby – imagine that? Playing and training again! But that doesn’t stop you needing the right stash to take you from couch to clubhouse. Don’t take our word for it…
Here’s Ospreys back row giant and Canterbury Ambassador Justin Tipuric with his top 8 bits of kit, for BT Sports and chill.
For those dark mornings when you’d rather just stay in bed, find that motivation and conquer the cold in this dark grey marl quarter zip top. Soft fabric plus ThermoReg technology helps to manage and retain your body’s natural heat keeping you warm and comfortable during even your coldest workouts. The binding at the hem and cuff and bonding on the shoulder seams give you a secure, comfortable fit, while the quarter zip is finished with a zip guard to protect your chin and neck. Concealed pocket zips provide handy storage and a Canterbury logo finishes off this top with the mark of a true rugby fan!
Ideal for daily rugby workouts, these lightweight men’s shorts in static marl give you ultimate comfort with a casual style. VapoDri technology keeps you comfortable throughout your entire workout by moving excess moisture away from your skin so that when you sweat the shorts stay light and dry. Meanwhile breathable fabric keeps you cool by absorbing moisture and releasing it through the material itself, allowing it to breathe. These shorts are stretchy and flexible with an elasticated waistband ensuring a secure fit while giving you full freedom of movement so you aren’t restricted as you train. Side seam pockets make sure your belongings are secure and dry. These shorts are finished with an embroidered Canterbury logo – the mark of a true rugby fan!
Look good, feel good and train hard in our blackened marl seamless tee. With a zonal knit pattern providing incredible ventilation to the parts of your body where you need it most, it’ll keep you cool as you train by drawing moisture away from your skin as you begin to sweat. Reducing friction between the fabric and your body, this tee will help you stay comfortable and focused with no seams or stitches to distract you as you play. It’s also superlight and flexible, moving with your body making it the ideal choice for exercising. With reflective Canterbury branding and detail for a premium finish, this tee brings you style, comfort and ultimate performance.
A simple yet stylish rugby look ideal for the training ground or pulling on as casual everyday wear, this men’s jersey features a maroon hooped design for a retro rugby look. A traditional, relaxed fit but with performance benefits, the classic style has an old school feel with a ‘proper’ collar that you can wear buttoned up or down. This jersey uses Canterbury’s innovative rubber button and has long sleeves making it perfect for supporting your team through Winter matches. Vents to the side seams with traditional triple bar tack detail plus herringbone tape at the placket add to the classic retro style of this jersey with an embroidered Canterbury logo finishing it off with the mark of a true rugby fan!
Feel warm and comfortable whether you’re on or off the rugby field with these men’s tapered cuff fleece pants. Blended cotton with a brushed back lock in heat, providing warmth when you need it most while a soft fleecy interior adds and extra layer of comfort. Cuffed at the ankle, these pants fit snugly around your ankle with a tighter fit keeping them out the way of your boots or trainers. An elastic waistband with drawstrings gives you a secure and comfortable fit. These pants are finished with an embroidered Canterbury logo – the mark of a true rugby fan!
Providing essential fleece insulation by creating a barrier against the cold so your body can retain heat for longer while also keeping you cool and dry by wicking sweat away from your skin. A front pouch pocket means you can keep all your training essentials safely with you while being zip free for comfortable use at home. Keeping you warm and comfortable but feeling light enough to move around freely and easily, this hoody is perfect for taking you through training to the sofa. In a bold black base colour with striking contrast colour panels and interior, the design of this hoody inspires you with the confidence and strength of the team you’re proud to stand up for with embroidered Canterbury and Ospreys logos giving a premium finish.
Look good and feel comfortable all day in the Ospreys Pique Polo. Ideal for watching the game, a ribbed collar with 3 button placket gives you additional comfort. In a pastel colour palette with striking contrast panels to the sleeves, this polo is finished with embroidered Ospreys and Canterbury logos letting you show your pride for your team and love of the game.
Perform at your best and look good too in our Stretch Knit Rugby Shorts in Atlantic deep blue colour. With a soft hand feel for all day comfort they have an inner waistband with a soft knit drawcord for a secure fit plus stretch and angled side seams so you can move without restriction. Welted pockets with mesh pocket bags provide a handy storage solution and keep your belongings dry. VapoDri breathable technology help you keep your cool when your workout heats up by quickly wicking moisture away from your skin and quick drying fabric means you can wash today and wear tomorrow, ideal for regular training. These shorts are finished with a Canterbury logo so there’s no mistaking you’re not a rugby fan.