Connacht Rugby and BLK Sport Launch European Jersey 2018/19

20 September 2018

Connacht Rugby and BLK Sport Launch European Jersey 2018/19
Connacht Rugby in partnership with BLK Sport, have today unveiled their new European jersey for the 2018/19 season.

The new jersey is made with BLK’s exclusive Exotek fabric throughout the main body bound with reinforced cover stitch and lycra paneling. Exotek was created exclusively by BLK to enhance athlete performance, while maximising player maneuverability.

The new European jersey features subtle horizontal lines and the Connacht Eagle proudly across the chest and torso, finished with striking fluro green piping and cover stitch detail. The jersey also features a unique silicon gel logo application and fluro green Connacht branding on the lower back.

Commenting on the unveiling of the new jersey, Head of Commercial and Marketing at Connacht Rugby Brian Mahony said: “We are really looking forward to another exciting season of European rugby and welcoming Bordeaux Begles, Perpignan and Sale Sharks to the Sportsground.  European games always produce special memories and hopefully a few more will be created as the team look to light up Europe in this great looking new kit from BLK’’.

Commenting on the new Connacht Rugby European jersey, Bruce Wood, Head of Brand Ireland at BLK Sport, said: “Working closely with Connacht management, we wanted create a powerful statement as the province prepares for the European challenge. This kit caps off a range that has been very well received by players and fans alike, we are looking forward to seeing it on the players when they face Bordeaux Begles.”

Commenting on the unveiling of the new Connacht Rugby European jersey, Anne-Marie Hanly, Senior Marketing Manager at Intersport Elverys said: “The Euro jersey completes the 2018/19 range, and as title sponsor we're excited to play a role in the clubs strive for success on the pitch as well as our role off the pitch as retail partner - bringing a wide range of replica and teamwear options that will see supporters wear the badge of connacht rugby with pride.”

The team will wear the new European kit when they line out against Bordeaux Begles on the 13thof October at the Sportsground. Tickets are available from new European jersey and training range are exclusively available at Intersport Elverys and online at from Friday 21stSeptember at 10am.