Canterbury

Clothing sponsorship of the Tag Rugby Association in South Africa

As the clothing sponsor to SA Rugby, Canterbury are extremely proud to be associated with Tag Rugby and look forward to assisting the Association in growing the game in South Africa from the Grassroots level up. Tag Rugby is a fun and innovative way of introducing children and adults to rugby in a fun and safe manner. All players wear a belt around their waist with 2 ribbons hanging down from the belt, one ribbon on each hip. To make a tackle the defender has to remove a ribbon when... Read More

School of Hard Knocks Returns Tonight

Episode 3 of School of Hard Knocks is on tonight on Sky 1 (10.30gmt). Will Greenwood and Scott Quinnell get angry with some of the players’ attitudes, so they take thm on a brutal team building exercise in the mountains of Wales! Check out a clip from the show here!

10/03/2011

WIN a Limited Edition Canterbury t-shirt signed by the All Blacks

Renowned Rugby brand Canterbury of New Zealand are lending their support, profile and CEO, to a very worthy cause this March. Working with the members of the Ben Leia charity UK, Canterbury’s CEO Chris Stephenson is taking part in a charity abseil arranged by the UK’s charity supporters to raise money for Ben who was a very promising rugby player, training with the Marist Club in Samoa and being selected for the Manu Samoa youth squad. Whilst training for a forthcoming tour of New Zealand with the Marist team, Ben... Read More

02/03/2011

School of Hard Knocks Returns

The new season of School of Hard Knocks began last night on Sky and didn’t we enjoy it.  Will Greenwood and Scott Quinnell set out to teach a group of underprivileged young men from Croydon both respect and discipline.  Make sure you don’t miss the gruelling training session with World Heavyweight champion David Haye.   Click below to see some of the best bits… School of Hard Knocks

14/02/2011

Springbok Sevens claim USA title in Vegas

This valentines weekend witnessed the South African Sevens rugby team capture their first HSBC Sevens World Series tournament title of the season.  Their dominant 24-14 victory over Fiji in the final took place in the early hours of Monday morning (UK time) as spectators saw a dazzling first half display with three tries from the Springbok Sevens. If you managed to catch any of the tournament featured on Sky Sports 2 over the weekend, you will have seen the red and blue Canterbury ball designed specifically for the event as... Read More

07/02/2011

Canterbury Announce Will Greenwood as Brand Ambassador

Renowned rugby sportswear supplier Canterbury of New Zealand are pleased to announce their new brand Ambassador, former England rugby star Will Greenwood, who has signed a deal with Canterbury to become an additional face of their brand for 2011.  Will boasts over 9 years experience at international rugby level and has been brought on board by Canterbury to work with them in a variety of capacities including global promotion of the brand. Chris Stephenson, Canterbury Chief Executive commented, “Will epitomises all that is good about the game of rugby and... Read More

04/02/2011

Official Sponsor to USA Sevens Rugby Tournament

Canterbury of New Zealand are proud to announce their role as the official apparel and equipment supplier for the USA Sevens Rugby Tournament.  This is the first time that Canterbury rugby balls will be used in an international rugby event of this scale.  In addition, the 2011 USA Sevens tournament will be the first of its kind televised live on the National Broadcast Network in the USA.  Already the official kit supplier to the USA Eagles national team, Canterbury will now provide match balls for all games at the event... Read More

04/02/2011

Canterbury Lifestyle Store Opens

The end of January saw the opening of Canterbury of New Zealand’s first independent Lifestyle store in Bath city centre.  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 Autumn Winter Lifestyle collection.  The store is located in Unit SSU2 in the Little South Gate... Read More

24/01/2011

Down Under with the USSR

We have spotted our newly signed Russian Rugby team training in sunny New Zealand.  The team have been experiencing a gruelling training camp and matches as the team start to build up for later in the year.  Only a few months back, Canterbury signed a 4-year deal with the Rugby Union of Russia ahead of their presence at the Rugby World Cup 2011.  We are pleased to see that they have been unbeaten on their NZ tour, finishing with a 31-7 win over South Canterbury on Friday.  The ferocious training... Read More

21/01/2011

Headguard that Goal!

Italy see the first ever goal scored by a player wearing a headguard. But this was not just any protective head gear, this was Chivu wearing a Canterbury headguard. With the likes of Petr Cech having been seen previously wearing one of Canterbury’s headguards, we are pleased to be the player’s choice whatever the sport.

20/01/2011

Summer will be here before we know it

We really are spoiling you this season!  Yet another sneak preview at the Spring Summer collection due online in less than 2 weeks.  Countless new colours and pieces have been added for this season.  Not sure about yourselves but here at Canterbury HQ, all this talk of the beach is making us crave a summer holiday…  

17/01/2011

Are you Body Fit?

Our Canterbury Medium Sportsbag made the December issue of Bodyfit magazine.  This classic Canterbury shoulder bag really is an adequate size for those daily gym trips or weekly rugby matches. For more information on our bag collection, please click here…