HERIOT’S RUGBY SELECT SAMURAI FOR MATCH DAY, TRAINING & LEISURE KIT
Heriot’s RFC has selected Samurai Sportswear for all its official match day, training, & leisurewear kit in a three-year deal. Samurai will take over from current kit supplier O’Neills in time for the new 20/21 season.
The partnership will see all Heriot’s players, coaches and other club staff wearing kit designed and manufactured exclusively for the club by Samurai. Heriot’s is one of the six FOSROC Super 6 licensees, the new competition in the Scottish rugby structure, and which became the domestic top tier in Scotland.
Speaking at the announcement of the deal, Colin McCallum, President of Heriot’s Rugby Club said:
“Heriot’s Rugby Club is delighted to enter into this new partnership with Samurai. We are excited to soon unveil our high-quality match day, training and leisure clothing range we have developed with Samurai for our players and supporters. As a club we are looking forward to rugby resuming at Goldenacre and to see our teams training and playing in their new kit.”
Speaking about the partnership, Terry Sands, CEO of Norfolk, UK-based Samurai Sportswear, said:
“We are proud to welcome Heriot’s Rugby Club to the Samurai family. As one of the most senior clubs in the Scottish Union, along with their amazing history and progressive outlook across the men’s, women’s & junior game, we are honoured to have been selected. We look forward to serving their players and staff, as well as the thriving supporter base at Goldenacre.”
About Heriot’s Rugby Club
Established in 1890, Heriot’s Rugby Club is based at Goldenacre in North Edinburgh and has enjoyed continued success on the pitch over many decades.
While steeped in history, the club has a modern vision of ‘Exciting Rugby for All’ and continues to play a role in the advancement of the sport in Scotland, developing players at all levels, while being a responsible member of the local community.
Currently, Goldenacre is home to the semi-professional Heriot’s Rugby Super6 franchise, Blues Men and Blues Women club teams and a junior section that caters to players from P1 to S6.
About Samurai Sportwear
Samurai Sportswear is a fast-rising brand in the sports and teamwear industry. They have customers in 24 countries around the world, in a diverse range of sports beyond rugby.
They have built a strong reputation for supplying very high quality, high specification bespoke sports clothing and equipment. Owning their own production facility enables them to deliver world-class levels of service and quality excellence whilst staying true to their core values as a family business.
Among Samurai’s current customers are Premiership Rugby clubs Exeter Chiefs and Sale Sharks, the Army Rugby Union, South China Tigers, Cornish Pirates, Kent Cricket, Gloucestershire and Derbyshire County Cricket clubs. Samurai Sportswear has thousands of customers in schools, universities & colleges, corporations and amateur sports clubs in hockey, netball, soccer and athletics worldwide.