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

The 2011 BUCS Final

Canterbury of New Zealand are proud to present footage from this year’s BUCS final between Durham and UWIC presented by Will Greenwood. A great game for all involved and Will’s presence and commentary supporting his old team, Durham, set’s a thrilling pre match build up. In one of the most closely contested finals to date, UWIC had the advantage at half time leading Durham 12- 23 at the interval. The second half told a different story, with Durham showing fighting spirit, grit and determination to put in a match winning... Read More

Victory for the Western Wildcats

Canterbury would like to congratulate the Western Wildcats Hockey team after their emphatic display to win the Scottish cup. Their hugely successful cup run has seen them overcome a number of teams including Stepps, Watsonians, Menzieshill before beating Kelburne in a closely contested final. The Wildcats will be looking to add to their recent success when they travel to Rome to represent Scotland in the Euro hockey club champion’s trophy later this month. As teamwear suppliers to the Wildcats, Canterbury would like to wish the team the best of luck... Read More

United Nations Assembly – New York

The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon is currently in New York where he is alongside the Rugby World Cup Trophy, the Web Ellis Cup. Meeting with ambassadors from 20 of the participating nations, the Secretary was presented with a USA Eagles shirt this morning as ambassadors posed with the trophy. USA Eagle team captains, Mike Petri and Todd Clever were on hand to represent their team with International Rugby Board (IRB) chairman, Bernard Lapasset and CEO Mike Miller also in attendance to help the Eagles kick off their Road... Read More

Heather Small confirmed to join forces with London Wasps in their annual charity St George’s Day Game at Twickenham on 23rd April

London Wasps have today confirmed that British soul singer Heather Small will be part of their annual St George’s Day Game against Bath Rugby at Twickenham Stadium on Easter Saturday 23rd April.   The singer is best known for her signature song “Proud” which was a hit record around the world in 2000, as well as other favourites from her time in the band M People including “Search for a Hero”. Following last year’s hugely successful event which attracted more than 60,000 fans, the St George’s Day Game will once again... Read More

Charity Abseil – The total so far…

Following weeks of preparation and fundraising from the team at the Ben Lei’a Charity UK, Canterbury of New Zealand’s CEO Chris Stephenson took to the abseil ropes on Sunday (March 20th) to take part in an abseil down St Guys Hospital Tower to help raise money and generate support for the charity.  Along with participants from various walks of life, including ex rugby players, journalists and the guys behind the charity, the teams set about raising a huge sum of money, £10,000 and counting, as the last groups to abseil... Read More