O'neills talking points

  1. A Beginner’s Breakdown of Gaelic Games

    A Beginner’s Breakdown of Gaelic Games

    Gaelic games are the traditional sports of Ireland, and are as spectacular to watch as they are exciting to play. Their reach and impact wildly transcends Ireland’s borders, having become a worldwide phenomenon with clubs all around the globe.

    In Ireland, each of the 32 counties is represented by its own teams, with players loyally playing for their county. Gaelic sports clubs are a key part of Irish life, defining community identities across towns and villages as social hubs that promote the country’s culture and history.

    As all Gaelic games are strictly amateur sports, players do not receive any form of payment for their involvement. Entrenched in the nation’s identity, these sports are played at all ages and skill levels, by both men and women. 

    More than a sporting activity, the Gaelic games are an expression of Irishness itself – a celebration of passion, honour,

  2. A Guide to Creating the Perfect Home Gym

    A Guide to Creating the Perfect Home Gym

    No more travel time, membership costs, and stranger’s prying eyes… that’s the beauty and convenience of having your very own home gym. 

    But if you’re a beginner, building a home gym isn’t the easiest process. How do you clean a yoga mat? Which resistance bands should you get? How do you pick the right dumbbell set? To help you get started, we’ve made a guide so you can curate the perfect home gym.

    Do I need a home gym?

    A gym at home is a luxury, but if you’re serious about fitness and know which types of workouts you want to focus on, it’s the best way to get in shape. After the upfront investment in equipment, you don’t need to spend money on a gym membership again or go out in the rain just to get your weekly weightlifting in. 

    Why not use the extra time to be with your loved ones, for example?

    You can also be comfortable in the privacy of your own home, knowing that no one is judging

  3. Hockey Australia signs on with O’Neills

    Hockey Australia signs on with O’Neills

    The partnership will see all of Hockey Australia’s squads, including flagship national teams the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos, plus high performance and pathway programs wear O’Neills apparel until the end of 2025. 

    O’Neills is also the Official Apparel Partner of Australia’s new domestic men’s and women’s hockey competition, the Sultana Bran Hockey One League, highlighting the company's interest and value for hockey in Australia. 

    “To secure and align with an apparel brand and manufacturer of O’Neills’ quality is fantastic for hockey in this country,” said HA Acting CEO, Michael Johnston. 

    “The design options and versatility of what O’Neills offers, coupled with their willingness to take on feedback and provide the best possible apparel for our national programs has been first rate and will contribute to our ongoing aim of being the world’s best

  4. Brisbane Premier League joins the O’Neills team & changes the face of cricket in Australia

    Brisbane Premier League joins the O’Neills team & changes the face of cricket in Australia

    Cricket in Australia is set to change forever with a fresh approach to the game thanks to the Australian Premier League (APL), which is set to be introduced in 2021.

    The Brisbane Premier League (BPL) will be the first APL league to launch in the inaugural 2021 season.  It will be a game-changing development of the sport and O’Neills is thrilled to be part of it as official apparel partner.

    The five-week season will see eight privately owned franchises select their teams at an auction night for seniors and draft day for juniors.  By revitalising and strengthening amateur cricket, male and female players will be able to experience what it’s like to play at a professional level.

    The APL is set to re-inspire cricket in Australia, with the competition backed by high profile owners including Australian cricket legend Ian Healy AO, former UK First Class cricketer and current professional commentator Mark Nicholas

  5. O’Neills announces partnership agreement with Canada Rugby League Association

    O’Neills announces partnership agreement with Canada Rugby League Association

    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

  6. A piece of home for the Irish around the world

    A piece of home for the Irish around the world

    Céad mile fáilte, a hundred thousand welcomes, to the tens of the millions belonging to the Irish diaspora. Since so many of you were unable to visit the Emerald Isle this year, we thought we could bring a little piece of it to you this Christmas with our heritage range at oneills.com

    Embracing ancient, traditional and contemporary Ireland, from Celtic knots and crosses, our inimitable O’Neills jerseys bring a new meaning to wearing your heart on your sleeve!

    From our proud history in Dublin to modern day Derry, we want to celebrate the brave and beautiful of our mythical, mystical land. Our 1916 range commemorates the centenary of the Easter Rising

  7. O’Neills sign multi-year deal with Galway United FC

    O’Neills sign multi-year deal with Galway United FC

    The deal will see the Irish sportswear giants supply kits for the League of Ireland First Division club from 2021 onwards.

    The Tribesmen, who play home games at Eamonn Deacy Park, appointed John Caulfield as their new first-team manager earlier this year. Caulfield previously enjoyed a hugely successful spell managing Cork City and Galway United fans will be hoping he can revitalise their fortunes in a similar way as they aim to work their way back to the Premier Division.

    Cormac Farrell, Marketing Manager O’Neills said: “As Ireland’s largest sportswear manufacturer, we are excited to be involved with the new impetus in soccer in the western capital. Galway United are a highly professional club and under the guidance of a top-class League of Ireland manager, John Caulfield, as well as the backing of the Comer Group, we are partnering with the club at an exciting phase of their development. We look forward to further enhancing the club product offering

  8. O’Neills partners with Adelaide Football Club

    The Adelaide Football Club proudly welcomes leading sportswear manufacturer O’Neills as its Official AFL Apparel Partner.

    Crows CEO Andrew Fagan said the Club was excited for a new partnership with the international apparel leader.

    “O’Neills has built a reputation for excellence across a range of sports and we believe this partnership is a great platform to share their expertise and industry leading products with AFL fans,” Fagan said.

    “We have been impressed with their knowledge and application in preparing the 2021 range, particularly the use of their unique and innovative performance fabrics and high-quality supporter wear.

    “We’re looking forward to sharing the range in coming weeks and have no doubt our members and fans will be really impressed with the new apparel choices.”

    O’Neills Australasia Director Antoinette Brophy said the company is delighted to announce they will be the Adelaide Football

  9. Player Profile, Jaytin Pabla, Toronto FC

    Player Profile, Jaytin Pabla, Toronto FC

    O’Neills Canada have recently signed up-and-coming Toronto FC player Jaytin Pabla as a brand ambassador focusing on our growing North American market.

    Jaytin will be a real asset for the world famous O’Neills sportswear brand as we look to grow our soccer presence in North America and Canada in particular.

    The 19-year-old’s career journey started at the tender age of five playing at Woodbridge Strikers Soccer Club based in his local neighbourhood in Ontario. He remained there until he was 14 when his potential star quality was spotted by talent scouts from Toronto FC’s Youth Academy.

    Jaytin’s progression towards the professional youth game beckoned during an open trial for under-14s with club coaches monitoring 300 hopefuls showcasing their skills across three pitches.

    The teenage defender initially turned the coaches’ heads

  10. O’Neills ‘Aces’ it with new Canadian rugby team partnership

    O’Neills ‘Aces’ it with new Canadian rugby team partnership

    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