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05/10/2015

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA: An Eggchasers Experience

A Canterbury inspired England v Australia Rugby World Cup match experience by Phil Largan of the Eggchasers Rugby Podcast If you are an England Rugby fan (like I am) there is a good chance that you won’t want to read this. There is also a good chance that you will want to forget all about rugby for a long, long time in the wake of last night’s disastrous end to another Rugby World Cup. But, despite what a lot of the English press would have you believe, this World Cup... Read More

21/09/2015

5 POINTS FOR ENGLAND… SURELY IT’S A DREAM START

England vs Fiji England started the opening game of the RWC 2015 in a subdued and shaky fashion. The first kick-off was left to be gathered by the turf which would have infuriated the England staff, who pride themselves on doing basics well. England leapt into a 15-0 lead courtesy of a Ford Penalty, a penalty try and Mike Brown going over in the corner. Fiji refusing to lie down forced their way back into the match, scoring a beautifully worked cross-field kick after a powerful scrummage. In the final... Read More

12/08/2015

CANTERBURY REVEALS 1871 COLLECTION

CANTERBURY UNVEIL HERITAGE INSPIRED 1871 COLLECTION   Canterbury today revealed the brand new 1871 Autumn Winter collection, a premium lifestyle range that combines tradition and style in tribute to English rugby heritage. Designed by Canterbury on English shores, the 1871 collection takes on a subtle retro feel that draws upon the history of the England kit but remains in keeping with the style of today. To mark the launch of the new 1871 collection, England players Danny Cipriani, Joe Launchbury and Ben Morgan came together to show their commitment to England... Read More

20/05/2015

England Rugby World Cup 2015 Training Kit Unveiled

ENGLAND PLAYERS COMMITTED TO THE ROSE AS CANTERBURY UNVEIL RUGBY WORLD CUP TRAINING RANGE On the day the England Rugby World Cup Training Squad is announced, Chris Robshaw and his England teammates have revealed the words that encapsulate their commitment to the rose. To mark the launch of the new England training kit from Canterbury, squad members including Robshaw, James Haskell and Joe Marler describe what it means to pull on the famous shirt. These feelings have been brought together to create a unique rose made up from dozens of... Read More

19/11/2013

England bow down to World Champions with their red roses shining brightly.

England vs New Zealand was the hotly anticipated contest of the weekend, especially after last years upset at Twickenham. Coaches, Lancaster and Hansen took their seats and watched their teams run out into the deafening arena, with 80,000 fans cheering on their champions. The pre match tensions and anxiousness were completely torn apart when Savea crossed the line for the All Blacks with barely 2 minutes on the clock. A smart offload by Kieran Reed, who is challenging for world player of the year, allowed Savea to cruise in, immediately... Read More

13/11/2013

Canterbury Presents: Anchorman: The Legend Of Rob Vickerman (Ron Burgundy Spoof)

Canterbury recently reached a whopping 100,000 likes on their Canterbury Facebook page. To celebrate they roped brand ambassador, England sevens captain Rob Vickerman, in to doing a spoof of the hilarious workout scene from the cult film Anchorman. The film has legendary status within the sevens camp so it was no surprise that Vickerman fully embraced the task at hand, trademark scrum cap and all. In the comical scene, Will Ferrell’s iconic character, Ron Burgundy, is seen to ‘apparently’ complete over 1000 bicep curls in an attempt to impress a... Read More

05/11/2013

The Legendary Twickenham Tour

The Legendary Twickenham Tour. Australian and English rugby legends descended on Twickenham for a weekend of rugby, catching up, dinners and probably a few drinking sessions. The weekend started off with the players from 2003 locking horns in a charity match at the Twickenham Stoop. Ten years on and the competitiveness between these two teams is still evident, even if it’s a little off the pace. Two legendary teams from England and Australia jogged out, in a specially made Canterbury kit, onto the turf at the Twickenham Stoop on Thursday... Read More

29/10/2013

England vs Australia: What to expect this Weekend.

England vs Australia: What to expect this weekend . This weekend sees an old rivalry reignite at Twickenham Stadium. England vs Australia is always a mouth-watering prospect, even more so at Twickenham where Australia have a history of upsetting the home fans. After a tough Rugby Championship, Ewen McKenzie’s Wallabies are looking for a run of wins, getting the consistency he desires “We’re out there to win – five wins would be good,” he stated to the southern hemisphere media. The Wallabies are still without key men: Pocock, due to... Read More

23/09/2013

ENGLAND GOES RED AND WHITE AS CANTERBURY UNVEIL NEW COLLECTION

23rd September 2013, Twickenham: Canterbury and the Rugby Football Union (RFU) have revealed the brand new red and white striped ‘1871’ collection, featured alongside the alternate kit for the 2013/14 season. The latest edition of the premium lifestyle clothing range, which honours the proud traditions of England Rugby, is inspired by the iconic ‘The Battle of the Roses: Yorkshire V Lancashire’ painting from the late 19th century. Launched in time for another exciting season for the England team, the alternate kit and ‘1871’ collection takes inspiration from and replicates the... Read More

24/06/2013

England U20s Crowned World Champions

England U20s 23 Wales U20s 15 England Under 20s have been crowned IRB Junior World Championship winners for the first time after beating northern hemisphere rivals Wales 23-15 at Stade de la Rabine in Vannes, France. England had trailed 15-3 at the break but tries from Exeter Chiefs duo Jack Nowell and Sam Hill reduced the deficit and fellow Chief Henry Slade’s reliable left boot put daylight between the two sides. Slade saw an early penalty sail wide after six minutes and with ten on the clock Wales were ahead.... Read More

28/05/2013
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Thomas Waldrom Twitter Q&A

Leicester Tigers and England no.8 Thomas Waldrom took over the @canterburyNZ Twitter account at 4:30pm on Friday 24th May to talk directly to the fans ahead of the Premiership Rugby Final. Using the #TigersChat hashtag, topics covered included how he’s enjoying life in the UK, the highlights of his rugby career and a few questions about his favourite foods too! See below for the full interview.     @canterburyNZ: Here’s a pic of Thomas at his computer: pic.twitter.com/eXPouKrFxk. @canterburyNZ: Hi everyone, it’s Thomas here! Looking forward to answering your questions…... Read More

28/02/2013

Darlington RFC to Host England v Scotland U18’s International Match

Darlington RFC will play host to the England and Scotland’s Under 18 match this Sunday, 3rd March. The club has been awarded the privilege of hosting the match after Head Coach, John Fletcher chose the location as another demonstration of the connection between elite and grassroots rugby and further emphasises the  ‘England Is All’ and ‘England Connected’ campaigns. Fletcher said: “We’re hugely excited about heading up to Darlington – they have excellent facilities and we have enjoyed great support from matches in other parts of the country in previous seasons.... Read More