October 2016

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History of the Rugby Jersey

A look back through the journey of the Rugby Jersey – Particularly the last couple of decades. Rugby Jersey: A top suitable for playing Rugby, designed to withstand the elements of the game and replicates the brand of a club.   Where it all began: Looking through the history books we can trace the rugby shirt back to the mid-1800s, …

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Women’s Sports Week 2016 #WSW16

The Launch of the Red Roses 05/10/2016 How fitting should this happen on a week we remember our female heroes and look to inspire the upcoming athletes. Women’s Rugby is definitely a sport which is seeing huge developments. (Don’t blink you’ll miss something). We now have women on central RFU contracts, allowing the individuals to focus on their sport and …

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What age can my son and daughter start playing rugby?

Most clubs in your local area will have a Mini rugby section which starts from U6s or U7s (dependant on the club, and what coaches they have available). Mini Rugby is traditionally U6s to U9s Junior Rugby is the U10s to U16s Clubs then vary here depending on the size of the club. ‘Colts’ usually U17s and U18s combine before …

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What size rugby ball should I use?

Rugby Ball Size Guide A popular question amongst many rugby club… What size rugby ball should my age group use? Or, my son is 10 what size rugby ball should he have? When do kids start to use a size 5 rugby ball?   Rugby Ball Size 3 – appropriate for Mini Rugby (ages U7, U8, U9) Rugby Ball Size …

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Twitter Competition – Win a Free Kit and Balls

Back in August, we set up a competition on Twitter, for clubs to win a bag of balls and potentially a free kit. 3 teams managed to claim 10 free balls each – Coventrians, Hartlepool BBOB and Sherwood Fulwood Primary School. After a lengthy discussion on which kit was the best, we at Webb Ellis opted for Coventrians RFC. Save …

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Newbold-on-Avon RFC 1st XV Shirt released 2016/17

For another successive year Webb Ellis are delighted to be working alongside Newbold-on-Avon RFC. #UPTHEBOLD will be looking for a big season from there players as they seek promotion into National League 3   To keep an eye on Newbold’s progress, check out their website below. http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/newboldonavon/ Save

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Brackley Rugby Club come on board with Webb Ellis for the next 3 seasons

Brackley Rugby Club based in Northamptonshire, compete in Midlands 4ES are one of this year’s summer signings, and newest recruit under the #weclub. A family friendly club with a mini and junior set up age ranging U7 – U15s, with 3 senior teams also. Good Luck for the season guys! To keep an eye on Brackley’s progress throughout the season, …