Gloucester Rugby provide update on new replica shirts
6 September 2013 11:45am
By Gloucester Rugby
Ahead of Saturday afternoon's home fixture against Sale Sharks (Kingsholm, kick off 3pm), the new replica away shirt will be on sale in the club shop.
The shirt has already been worn by the first team in the JP Morgan 7s, World Club 7s and in the preseason friendlies against Munster and Plymouth Albion.
The brand new design, which features pink and blue hoops, already seems to be a winner based on supporter feedback.
There will be limited numbers available, and they will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Adult shirts cost £50 (sizes Small to XXXL) and children's shirts cost £35 (sizes Small Boy to Youth).
The brand new home replica shirt will be on general sale next week.
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