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By: Jeff James
Listed Under: News
Published: Monday, April 23, 2012
Canterbury has secured a long-term partnership to become the official kit supplier to the Leicester Tigers.
The new deal will see Canterbury providing playing jerseys, training apparel, Baselayer garments and off-field clothing to the Tigers, a stalwart of European club rugby, having won nine English Premiership trophies, seven Anglo-Welsh Cups and two Heineken Cups.
“Associations with leading rugby teams around the world have played a key role in promoting Canterbury’s heritage within the game over the years,” says Chris Stephenson, CEO of Canterbury.
“By joining up with the Leicester Tigers, a club that has enjoyed a rich and successful history, Canterbury is demonstrating a continued desire to work with the very best teams in the world.
“We are delighted with this partnership and we hope the fans look forward to our involvement with this great club.”
Simon Cohen, Leicester Tigers CEO, added: “We are excited to partner with Canterbury, given their unrivalled experience of providing teams with the strongest, most technologically advanced kits available.
“Their recognised prowess and heritage in rugby is perfectly aligned with the Tigers’ culture and determination to remain at the top of European club rugby.”
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