Cape Town - The Springboks will kick off a new era under Allister
Coetzee in the opening Test of the Incoming Series against Ireland on
June 11 at Newlands in Cape Town.
The new supporters replica
jersey is proudly made in South Africa for South Africans, by South
Africans. The new jersey features enhanced durability and quality
through updated textured fabrication.
The launch of the
supporters replica jersey coincides with ASICS' “Want It More” worldwide
marketing campaign that was launched earlier in 2016 as the Springboks
prepare for the Incoming Series, which consists of three Test matches
against Ireland in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth next
ASICS’ “Want It More” campaign for 2016 was filmed on
location in South Africa with the country’s passion for sport serving as
the ideal setting to inspire athletes both locally and worldwide to
enhance and further improve their levels of performance.
to Brian Kerby, the General Manager for ASICS South Africa, providing
the Springboks and Springbok supporters with the best possible equipment
is paramount for the company.
Kerby explains: “We are extremely
proud to provide a locally made product that is of a world-class
standard, and most importantly, to see supporters wear a jersey that is
manufactured by the nation they represent.”
Jurie Roux, CEO of
SA Rugby, said “The improved quality of the new supporters replica
jersey fits with the aim of SA Rugby to consistently deliver improved
performances and we are looking forward to this new apparel contributing
towards a successful 2016 campaign,”
“We’re looking forward to
the team bringing smiles to the faces of South African supporters
wearing the new ASICS supporters replica jersey,” said Roux.
the new home and away jerseys are available at Sportsman’s Warehouse and
other leading sport retailers nationwide with a suggested retail price
of R700. For a full list of stockists, visit http://www.asics.co.zaFor more information follow us on Twitter or Instagram or visit http://www.asics.co.za