CLEATS

Bold color rugby cleats are starting to become more common on rugby fields, especially in the 7s game, around the U.S. but the traditional black (or dark) cleats is still the most popular look.  Nike recently released the Hypervenom II Tech Craft cleats which w...
New Zealand took their ‘All Blacks’ nickname to a new level in their 41-13 win over Australia at Eden Park on Saturday night.  The Rugby World Cup holders donned boots from the adidas Blackout collection. The look gave the team a truly all black look with the s...
After unveiling the Electric Yellow cleat range in early July, adidas is coming back with their first paintjob for their 4 rugby cleat silos.  The new Blackout look strips away the bright yellow to give a more traditional and fearsome look. It should come as no...
adidas has 40+ years in designing innovative rugby cleats and the 3-Stripes unveiled their latest line-up, the Electric Boot Range, today.  The 4 silo pack comes in a bright yellow/black colorway inspired by the first range of adidas rugby cleats from 1972. The...
Speed has long been the major threat in 7’s rugby and is increasingly becoming a primary weapon in the XV’s game as well.  The team skills required to utilize speed can be learned but as we all know ‘you can’t teach speed.’  But a player can improve their speed...
adidas make the best rugby specific cleats but these silos are not for every player.  The 3-Stripes make some of the best cleats for all sports and with more crossover players focusing on rugby it is not surprising they are bringing their gear with them.  One o...
New Balance is returning to the field with a new range of cleats released earlier this month.  The Boston based company is best known for their running shoes but are making a push back into the cleat market after Warrior was re-branded as New Balance. The first...
Nike released their new Silver Storm cleat collection earlier this month. The Silver Storm colorway was first released in the new Hypervenom Phantom II, and Nike has now completed the rest of the pack with a release of the final 3 cleats: the Nike Tiempo, Magis...
The adidas Copa Mundial and the soft ground variation the adidas World Cup are the best-selling cleats in sports history. The Copa Mundial was launched in 1979 and designed for the 1982 World Cup in Spain but the cleat has a strong backing in the rugby world ov...
The spring rugby season brings with it a renewed spirit fort players and need for a new pair of rugby boots.  The previous year’s boots are frequently put up muddy and wet in a dark closet after the final fall match.  Not the best conditions for one of the most...