Canterbury team up with the UCLan Sport Floodlit Cup as Official Supplier for 2011/12

Canterbury of New Zealand are pleased to announce that they will be the official kit supplier to the UCLan Sport Under 16’s Floodlit Cup for the 2011/12 season. Twenty four schools from across the North will compete in the tournament organsied by the University. Canterbury will supply 40 match balls and full kit to 20 referees and support staff involved with the tournament. For each month of the competition between September and December one player will be identified by UCLan based on their own merits and receive £30 RRP of... Read More

Canterbury Team Up With Moseley As 2011/12 Kit Supplier

Moseley Rugby Club are pleased to join forces with Canterbury of New Zealand, as they become their exclusive kit supplier with immediate effect.  Both parties have agreed a two-year deal that will see Canterbury provide all 1st XV playing kit and casual wear, as well as official club merchandise.  Canterbury are pleased to supply a successful club that features every weekend in the top 12 games of club rugby in England. Based upon Moseley’s instantly recognisable black and red hoops which the club adopted soon after its formation in 1873,... Read More

Charity bike ride supported by Canterbury

Paris to Colchester When Dave Richards of The Bull in Crouch Street, was considering ideas to raise money for the pub’s chosen charity he was really thinking of putting on some fundraising events and gigs. However, this year he decided to so something a bit more active.A regular cyclist himself, Mr Richards has organised a cycle from Paris to Colchester raising money for St Helena Hospice. 15 Colchester cyclists will travel over 450km in seven days, starting in Paris on July 11th and returning to Colchester by Saturday 16th July.... Read More

London Wasps launch 2011/12 home and away shirts

London Wasps are delighted to unveil the new home and away shirts for the 2011/12 season! The shirts, produced by the official kit supplier Canterbury, go on general sale today and can be ordered online or bought from the Wasps club shop at the Eden Centre in High Wycombe or at any Canterbury stockist. London Wasps revealed the new kits at an exclusive Season Ticket Holder event last night and will showcase the new shirts at the club shop at the Eden Centre store today, where first team players Richard... Read More

NEW 2011-12 Cardiff Blues kit

Cardiff Blues launched their new Home, Alternate and Third shirts for 2011-12 at their stadium superstore on Friday 1st July.  Andries Pretorius, who was present in-store on the day, stated “The new kit looks awesome and all the players are looking forward to playing in it.” 

Leinster unveil new Home & Away Jerseys…

30th June – Leinster Rugby launch their revolutionary new jersey for the upcoming 2011-12 season.  The shirt, which incorporates the traditional Leinster province symbol of the harp for the first time, features the new Loop 21 collar design and latest fabric technology, providing Leinster with the best possible on-field support and making it the strongest jersey that Canterbury have ever produced. Throughout months of research and development, the Loop 21 neckline was tested to destruction by Progressive Sports Technologies (a leading independent sports research and development company) to ensure maximum... Read More

New Scotland jersey unveiled for Rugby World Cup and start of RBS sponsorship

Canterbury and Scottish Rugby launch the revolutionary new jersey that will be worn by Andy Robinson’s Scotland team at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand this autumn. The shirt, which incorporates iconic gold detailing for the first time in the nation’s history, features the new Loop 21 collar design and latest LYCRA® SPORT fabric technology, providing Scotland with the best possible on-field support from the strongest jersey that Canterbury have ever produced in more than 100 years of kit manufacture. Throughout months of research and development – in which... Read More

UK Rugby Sevens – Eye Catching RAF Jersey!

Canterbury of New Zealand has been selected by new magazine ‘ukrugbysevens’ as their ‘Stash of the month’ for June. Each month they select featured kit wear which really stands out from the crowd and combines performance with cutting edge design. This month the magazine has selected Canterbury’s RAF Jersey which features a sky background and the RAF badge on the left upper chest as their featured product. Canterbury are proud to support both the RAF and rugby sevens and will continue to support the growing number of individuals who are... Read More


Canterbury of New Zealand is proud to announce their role as the official apparel sponsor and ball supplier for the USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship.  Canterbury is also sponsoring the Canterbury Combine, a platform for high-performance college coaches to discover high school rugby talent. The 2011 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship ( brings together sixteen men’s and eight women’s college teams for two days of rugby competition.  In addition to the Collegiate Championship play, high school rugby players in attendance are invited to demonstrate their aptitude through the Canterbury Combine,... Read More

Oxford store open!

The start of June saw the opening of Canterbury of New Zealand’s second independent Lifestyle store in Oxford, following on from the first store opening in Bath.  Historically renowned for making the toughest rugby and sporting products worn on and off the field, Canterbury have now spread their offering to entice the lifestyle and fashion consumer.  The store reflects the rich heritage of the brand and is ideal for showcasing the washed colours, iconic badges and vintage detail encapsulated by the Spring Summer Lifestyle collection.  The store is located in... Read More

Thomas Waldrom signs kit deal with Canterbury

Canterbury of New Zealand are pleased to announce their latest association with Leicester Tigers No.8, Thomas Waldrom, who last night was awarded Player’s Player of the Year at the 2011 RPA Awards Dinner. The agreement will see continued coverage of Thomas wearing Canterbury headgear and protectivewear, as well as BaseLayer and Mercury Compression undergarments. Following a fantastic season and making a personal choice to wear Canterbury since the age of 10, Canterbury believe that Thomas is a strong ambassador for the brand and promotes all that is good about the... Read More

Canterbury are proud official sponsors of Super Skills Travel

As the official kit sponsor to Super Skills, Canterbury have joined forces to provide kit for keen sporting youngsters and help support rugby at grassroots level. The BGL Super Skills Rugby Challenge was lead by Will Greenwood and Austin Healy, who are truly inspiring and helped provide a memorable experience for all taking part. Watch the Canterbury Super Skills Travel video here