O’Neills Irish International Sports Company Ltd has boosted its already strong portfolio in rugby league by announcing a new partnership agreement with the sport’s national governing body in Canada.
The exciting deal with the Canada Rugby League Association will further expand the leading Irish sportswear manufacturer’s brand presence in a thriving North American market during what is expected to be a key year for the sport internationally.
O’Neills, who are Ireland’s largest sportswear company, will also be official kit suppliers for Ravens, the Canadian national women’s rugby league team. Now ranked 5th in the RLIF World Rankings, Ravens will compete in the 2021 Rugby League World Cup later this year. The 61-game event, which will take place in England from October 23rd-November 27th, looks set to be the biggest Rugby League World Cup in history. The men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments will be
Posted: October 22, 2020|
O’Neills has further expanded its North American brand presence by announcing an exciting partnership with the newest rugby league team to emerge in Canada.
The leading Irish sportswear company has signed a three-year deal with the Ottawa Aces to supply the official team kits and leisurewear range. The Ontario outfit based in the Canadian capital, will be competing in League One of the UK rugby league from next season.
They join the Toronto Wolfpack as one of only three professional rugby teams in Canada, representing a new era for the popular sport.
James Towell, Sales Manager, O’Neills Canada, said: “We are delighted to partner with Ottawa Aces as they embark on their dynamic new professional rugby league journey. O’Neills is committed to delivering superior quality, high-performance teamwear which will make the Aces really stand out on the field.
“This is our first time to partner with a professional Canadian rugby league
Warriors have signed a deal with Irish-based sportswear manufacturer O’Neills Irish International Sports Company Ltd to become the club’s official kit supplier.
The three-year deal will see O’Neills supply kit across the Gallagher Premiership club covering Warriors, Warriors Women and Three Pears Warriors Academy for the 2020/21 season as well as replica kit for supporters.
“We welcome O’Neills to Warriors’ family of sponsors and partners,” said Warriors Managing Director Peter Kelly.
“The partnership will mean consistency across all Warriors’ team and that every player who represents the club at any level will wear kit supplied by O’Neills.
“We are excited to be working with O’Neills and we are sure that this internationally acclaimed Irish-based company will do a fantastic job producing bespoke kit and leisurewear for players, staff and supporters.
Posted: January 16, 2020|
Irish sportswear giants O’Neills have been unveiled as an official new sponsor of the world’s largest school rugby tournament, the Rosslyn Park HSBC National School Sevens, which will take place in London from 23rd-27th March 2020.
Jonesy’s X-Men play rugby for their teammate Davey Jones who passed away from MND. This year for the 50th anniversary of the Dubai Rugby 7’s, which takes place from 5-7 December, they designed a novelty Monkey training jersey with O’Neills to raise much needed funds for the UK MND Association and My Name'5 Doddie Foundation.
Posted: October 22, 2019|
The nib Newcastle Knights will break new ground next NRL season, with Irish sportswear giant O’Neills coming on board as the Club’s new Official Apparel Partner for 2020 and beyond.
Founded in 1918, O’Neills is a globally renowned manufacturer of team and leisurewear with an extensive history in Gaelic sports.
In recent decades, O’Neills has expanded its operations into other sports including Rugby League, and is currently the official provider to Super League outfits St Helens, Warrington and the Catalan Dragons, as well as linking with Super Rugby’s ACT Brumbies following their launch into the Australia and New Zealand markets in 2015.
Knights CEO Philip Gardner says O’Neills professional approach, manufacturing expertise and customer focus has set the partnership up for success.
“We are delighted to welcome O’Neills to the Newcastle Knights family,” Mr. Gardner said.“From the
The cheers of the Irish fans are sure to be heard around the world this week as the Ireland teams, both soccer and rugby, are in action on the world stage.
Euro 2020 within touching distance
A cloud of green will fall upon the Stade de Geneve tonight as the Republic of Ireland take on Switzerland in the Euro 2020 qualifiers. The action will kick off at 7:45 pm and it’s sure to be a nail-biting 90 minutes.
Posted: October 11, 2019|
St Helens head to the Theatre of Dreams this weekend, Old Trafford, for the Betfred Super League Grand Final against Salford Red Devils. They will be chasing their first Grand Final victory since 2014, and their fourteenth in total. It is sure to be a proud day for their loyal fans to see the famous Red Vee jersey grace the hallowed turf on Grand Final day.
Runaway Shield Winners
Saints were crowned League Leaders Shield winners 2019, running away with the competition after finishing the season 16 points ahead of runners up Wigan Warriors. After winning the previous three matches against their derby rivals Wigan Warriors, the Saints battled it out to make it four, bagging themselves a place in the Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford. The St Helens side has rampaged their way through the season to the first Super League Grand Final since 2014 when they championed over Wigan Warriors. After beating Wigan Warriors with a final score
Over 62,000 fans descended on Wembley Stadium on Saturday 24th August to witness the showdown between the Warrington Wolves and St Helens in the 118th Coral Challenge Cup Final. Neighbouring rivals ensured for an exciting derby, with St Helens named as strong favourites after championing over the Wolves in all three league matches this year. But were the Wolves just going to lie down in defeat for a fourth time? You bet they didn’t! Both teams battled it out for the silverware in their O’Neills kits. With a blank scoreboard for St Helens at half time, the Warrington Wolves were up by 0-12. They continued to add the pressure to the opposition, with a glimmer of hope emerging for St Helens in the 56th minute, getting their first score on the board. Man of the match, Daryl Clark scored the finisher bringing the final score to 4-18. The Warrington Wolves lifted the trophy to the echoing cheers around Wembley. A thrilling watch for all supporters.
This season O’Neills is kit partner to the Manuwatu Turbos and Hawkes Bay in New Zealand for their coming campaign.
They will line up against the likes of Auckland and Bay of Plenty, two of Joe Schmidt’s old coaching assignments. With New Zealand competitions running until halfway through the World Cup, there’s a chance that some of the players may end up receiving a call up to the All Blacks World Cup team in the event of injury.
In 2015 Joe Moody got a late injury call up and was selected to play in the semi-final and final. Manuwatu Turbos and Hawke’s Bay both field an exciting array of rugby talent with a strong mix of established and emerging talent, many of whom already have featured in Super Rugby, with the Maori All Blacks or development New Zealand squads.
Hawkes Bay Men to Watch
Danny Toala Full back or midfield. New Zealand Under-20s representative Toala made two appearances for the Hurricanes in Super Rugby