Rugby Testimonials

Samurai has worked with hundreds of professional teams, sports clubs, schools, universities across dozens of sports, delivering quality results to time every time. Here are just some of the responses we receive from our clients:

Kenya Rugby Union

“To be working with a Company like Samurai is fantastic. They truly understand what it takes to design and manufacture elite performance kit and we cannot wait for our fans to see it and for our players to get the chance to wear the new kit. This contract with Samurai gives the players the confidence to go out and perform, knowing they have the best possible kit on their backs.”
Philip Jalang’o, Director of elite performance for the Kenya Rugby Union


Steaua Bucharest

“As the biggest club in Romania, we are very careful when we choosing our technical partner. This is our second season with Samurai and we are very satisfied with the quality, design, colour and especially the delivery of all the products (including merchandise). We hope to have a long partnership with Samurai and we strongly recommend Samurai to all our friends.”
Bobby Durbac, Vice president, Steaua Bucharest


Sale Sharks RFC

“We are delighted with Samurai. Players and Coaching staff agree the quality of kit is fantastic”
Steve Diamond, Director of Rugby, Sale Sharks


Cheshunt Rugby Football Club

“Cheshunt Rugby Club have been delighted at the service and quality provided by Samurai. On the pitch, from the Under 7’s to the seniors and sevens teams, we need garments that are both comfortable and hard wearing. Off the pitch and in the bar, supporters are proud to wear leisure garments that are practical, weather resistant and stylish and with such a large range, the touring sides always enjoy picking their new strips from the expansive catalogue. Items are easy to order, delivery is prompt and Samurai offer great value for money”.
Steve Waller, Chairman, Cheshunt Rugby Football Club

Exeter Chiefs

“Since our promotion into the Aviva Premiership in 2010, we’ve been delighted to have Samurai Sportswear working alongside us, supplying all of our playing kit and leisurewear. It’s a close relationship that has allowed us to pioneer not only new ideas together, but at the same time perform in kit and clothing that we know truly delivers.” Rob Baxter, Head Coach of Exeter Chiefs



Suomen Rugbyliitto

“Suomen Rugbyliitto is particularly proud of its association with Samurai Sportswear. Not only has the kit been delivered on time, but it looks fantastic and has elicited positive comments from both players and supporters. We’ve been particularly impressed at the genuine commitment that Samurai displays. Given that Rugby is such a small sport in Finland, having a reliable supplier and partner is crucial to the long term development of the game here. As we move forward in our schools rugby programme, Samurai unequivocally qualifies on all counts.” Stephen Whittaker, Suomen Rugbyliitto, Vice Chairman




Hockey Testimonials

Irish Hockey Association

“Over the last year the Irish Hockey Association has worked closely with our Official Kit Sponsor, Samurai, to develop a quality range of hockey specific garments that meet the demands of our top athletes. Samurai have shown tremendous flexibility and understanding of our needs in putting this range together. Importantly Samurai have managed to provide this service whilst always keeping to the deadlines agreed, ensuring our teams, always have the gear they need, when they need it. We are looking forward to working with Samurai as our senior teams push for qualification for the World Championships & Olympic Games.” Angus Kirkland, Chief Executive, Irish Hockey Association



Surrey Spartans Hockey Club

“When you have gone to the trouble to build a club around the wishes of its members it would be a shame to compromise on the kit you play in. Working with Samurai enabled us to have exactly what we wanted: A high quality kit that made us stand out from the crowd! The opportunity to create a bespoke kit range enabled the whole club to be part of the design process.” Lowell Lewis, Chairman, Surrey Spartans Hockey Club



Cricket Testimonials

Kent Cricket

“I am delighted that Kent Cricket is continuing to partner with Samurai. As a player you need the right gear and their match kit is of a very high quality. In association with Kent Cricket, Samurai are pushing the boundaries on kit design; both on and off the field.” Geraint Jones, England and Kent Cricket



Derbyshire CCC

“We are delighted to have Samurai as our new official kit supplier.We needed team clothing matching our new elite performance culture and – following a full professional review of the options – we selected Samurai. They offer great quality products and their aspirations for elite performance matched ours.
They have experience supplying first-class cricket team wear so they know exactly what we need and they come with a reputation for producing top quality sports clothing for a variety of other professional sports clubs, here in England and across the world.” Derbyshire Chief Executive Simon Storey


Netball Testimonials

Welsh Netball Association

“Welsh Netball are thrilled to have Samurai as our Official Kit Supplier as we move into a very exciting phase. Looking good and feeling good all helps with performing at the highest level on the International stage and this is very important to me as the National Coach. We have designed and produced a fantastic range which embodies Wales through the help of a very professional and supportive production team at Samurai. The fit, style and finish of the clothes look fabulous and the players are proud of wearing the garments. We are excited about moving forward and creating some great Netball garments for the future”. Melissa Hyndman, Wales High Performance Head Coach, Welsh Netball Association


Football Testimonials

Accrington Stanley FC

“We were looking for a sportswear manufacturer who could offer a point of difference, giving us a unique feel and flavour and enhance the Accrington Stanley brand. After meeting the guys from Samurai we believe their expertise in the field of bespoke kit manufacturing will elevate the club not only in appearance but also in terms of the dynamic function of the kit.” Lewis Carroll, Retail Operations Manager, Accrington Stanley FC


Basketball Testimonials

Worcester Wolves Basketball Club

“The Worcester Wolves are a professional basketball team playing in the top league in the UK, the British Basketball League. It is of great importance to me that my players and the club look and feel professional in every way and we are delighted to have Samurai as our Official Kit Supplier. They have really helped us to achieve the look and feel that we wanted to create around the club. Our performance clothing is second to none, excellent and eye catching thanks to the help the Samurai design team. The Wolves casual wear provided is of the very highest quality. We are delighted that we decided to go with Samurai and look forward to further developing our relationship in the coming seasons”. Paul James, Director of Basketball & Head Coach, Worcester Wolves Basketball Club


Education Testimonials


Nottingham High School

“Samurai have been supplying Nottingham High School with sports kit for over 6 years. After initially using Samurai shirts for our 1st XV rugby team and finding them to be of excellent quality, our trust in their products has grown over the years. Now not only all our rugby kit is supplied by Samurai , but our hockey, swimming and football teams all wear Samurai kit, and we are looking forward this summer to adding cricket to that list. Our relationship with Samurai is strengthened by a trust in the area reps, head office staff and reliable ordering and delivery service. The boy and parents at Nottingham High School have appreciated our move to Samurai branded products as they represent good value for money, are well made garments and the boys appreciate wearing good quality and good looking kit.” Martin Smith, Head of PE, Nottingham High School



Cranbrook School

“One of the most important things about school sports is that the students feel a huge sense of pride representing Cranbrook School. Since we have kitted all of our representative teams in Samurai team wear we have looked smart and professional, this has helped to reinforce this sense of pride. The quality of the shirts has been appreciated by the students and the parents alike. We have a great working relationship with our area rep and we always order with confidence. I hope that we will continue to develop this link over the coming years”. Alex Pesnell, Cranbrook School


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