RFU and Canterbury Pen Four-Year Partnership Renewal

September 9, 2015

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has renewed its long-term partnership with Canterbury.

The rugby brand will continue in its role as Official Team Kit Partner.

The four year extension, which beings on 31 August 2016 and runs until beyond the Rugby World Cup in 2019, will see Canterbury continue to supply kit and training wear to the England senior team, as well as the Saxons, England Sevens, England Women’s and age grade teams.

Sophie Goldschmidt, RFU Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer, said: “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Canterbury, who have such a strong brand and rugby heritage. We look forward to continuing our successful partnership over the next four years.”

Chris Stephenson, CEO, Canterbury, said: “The extension to our partnership with England is the next exciting chapter in our 111 year history within rugby.

“Our commitment to the game spans from the grassroots to the very elite of rugby, and we are thrilled to continue our relationship with the RFU until beyond the next Rugby World Cup in 2019.”