Leading sports clothing brand Canterbury has today been announced as the new kit supplier to Bath Rugby, in a deal that unites them with the Club until 2018.
Bath supporters will see the team line up in the new Canterbury kit for the first time on Saturday 12th September, when they take on Gloucester at the Memorial Ground in the inaugural West Country Challenge Cup.
Since its establishment in 1904, Canterbury has expanded to become the world's largest rugby apparel brand. It is the official kit supplier to a host of rugby nations including England, Ireland, Russia and Japan. Bringing over a century of experience to the table, Canterbury will team up with Bath Rugby in their 150th anniversary year.
"We are excited to announce our three-year deal with Bath Rugby in their 150th anniversary year," said Canterbury CEO, Chris Stephenson. "By joining with Bath, a club steeped in rugby history and values, Canterbury demonstrates their commitment to the game and continued desire to partner with the very best teams in the world. We are delighted with this partnership and hope supporters look forward to our involvement with the Club."
Tarquin McDonald, Managing Director of Bath Rugby, added: "Our 150th year is the perfect time to enter this partnership with a world-renowned brand such as Canterbury. Their name is synonymous with our sport and the range and quality of merchandise they will provide means there is much to be excited about for players and supporters alike."