Connacht Rugby and BLK today unveiled the new Connacht Rugby away jersey, which is now available in Elverys Intersport stores nationwide and online.

BLK, in its fourth year as Connacht Rugby’s official kit partner, worked closely with Connacht management on the new design that sees the Away jersey draw inspiration from the entire province of Connacht.

The new away jersey features a subtle and tonal hoop design embedded with an intricate and refined stripes coupled with the wing of the eagle sublimated across the torso of the jersey. The five hoops represent the five counties of Connacht. The shoulder and upper back panel revert to a solid navy base to break up the detailed graphic component of the jersey.

The chest and BLK logos are applied using a unique silicone gel finish while there are contrast navy side panels and sleeve cuffs.

The jerseys are made with BLK’s exclusive Exotek fabric throughout the main body which maximises player comfort and manoeuvrability. Exotek is the strongest, lightest and most breathable and soft-to-touch fabric ever used by BLK with its four-way stretch properties setting it apart as a market leader. This is paired with subtle hints of green integrated into the new BLK collar design, and an introduction of subtle Connacht provincial map at the top of back of jersey finished with a contrast green hem bind.

Commenting on the new-look kit, Bruce Wood, Brand Manager at BLK Sport said:

Connacht will look to carry on their impressive away form in to this season with their new away jersey. Reaching the summit of the PRO12 League last season, it’s only fitting that we use our exclusive fabric, designs and gel applications to the new Connacht Away Kit and truly help Connacht Rugby go beyond limits known

The new away jersey and full range will be available in Elverys Intersport stores and online from www.Elverys.ie from 26/8/2016.

 

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