Rugby Portugal Sign with Gilbert
Rugby Portugal has signed a new long-term contract with Gilbert Rugby as
their official and exclusive ball supplier.
Ricardo Nunes Vice - President of the Portuguese Rugby Federation said :
"We are pleased to extend our partnership with Gilbert. Gilbert's balls have
been used in Portugal for a long time and we have always appreciated their
outstanding quality. "
Sales and Marketing Director at Gilbert Rugby, Richard Gray, said :
"We are delighted to be renewing our agreement with Rugby Portugal and to
continue working together to develop the game in Portugal. The fact
that their players prefer the Gilbert ball was a major factor in the
decision-making process and we wish the team every success in progressing
up the world rankings".
Gilbert, the official ball for the 2011 and 2015 Rugby World Cups, supplies
balls for; amongst many others: Argentina, Australia, The Barbarians,
Canada, England, France, Ireland, Namibia, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa,
USA, Super Rugby, the LNR and The Aviva Premiership. The Gilbert ball
is widely regarded as the number one choice of professional players world-wide.
Date: 3 April 2012