Endorsements

Mid Canterbury Rugby Union

Mid Canterbury

Mid Canterbury Rugby is very pleased with our 7 year partnership with R80 Rugby. Our Heartland side uses a wide range of R80’s innovative, high quality training aids and equipment which ensure training sessions are challenging but have plenty of variety. The partnership also extends into our Development programme which utilises R80’s coaching resources and and XLR8’s world class speed and power training systems.

Mid Canterbury Rugby has also used R80 teamwear for 4 years and couldn't be happier. Excellent quality, excellent range, and most importantly very rapid turnaround on custom wear from order to delivery when compared to other suppliers.

Ian Patterson
CEO Mid Canterbury Rugby Union

Cook Islands Rugby

Cooks islands Rugby

Kia orana

In 2018, the Cook Islands Rugby Union engaged the services and product for R80 to kit out our national Men’s First XV team for Rugby World Cup Qualifier matches v Hong Kong on 30 June 2018 and 7 July 2018. Service and response from R80 were top notch and we really pressed them regarding turnaround times. Nevertheless, they were able to come up with all the kit that was ordered and gave some very favourable discounts due to the amount of our order. The gear itself is top quality.

The Playing Strip: Characteristically tight fit, the material used was flexible and fitted comfortably on the players as if they were a second skin without feeling or looking claustrophobic. The material itself feels very durable and very light, perfect for the climates in which they were used – Rarotonga, Cook Islands and then Hong Kong where it is both very hot and muggy. Visually the gear looked great and were customised to our specifications along with including sponsors and the appropriate logos and placements. Very professional and highly recommended. The ancillary gear (off-field gear), training equipment, recovery equipment was all well marked and will also be of great use for years to come. The off-field and training apparel matched each other well and brought a professional look to our national team whether they were training, playing or travelling. Easy to deal with, service is fantastic and accommodating for the needs of any professional or national team and sport.

Sean Smith
President Cook Islands Rugby Union

Counties Rugby

Counties Manukau Referees

"R80 Rugby have been great to work with and the gear is awesome! I am constantly getting told how good the gear looks and it has also brought our referees closer together knowing we have cool looking gear that fits and feels really good. Glenn has also been a pleasure to work with and nothing has ever been too much of a problem if we wanted to change something. I highly recommend R80 as a sportswear supplier!"

Antony Petrie
Counties Manukau Rugby Referees Association

"A year ago we were on the hunt for a new referee uniform. After several samples and quotes from various sports apparel companies, we simply could not look past R80 Rugby. They had everything and more, what we were after. We had the luxury of designing our own uniform and whatever we suggested, they simply ran with it and made it work. The quality is second to none!!  No matter the forecast, we stay comfortable and get on with the task. Glenn and his factory crew is easy to work with. They are always friendly and accommodate us at any time. The feedback we receive on a weekly basis about the uniform quality, how sharp we look, and bang for our buck has exceeded, and still is exceeding our expectations. It is a easy decision really - Go R80!! "

Brandon Roberts
Counties Manukau Rugby Referees Association

Hato Paora College

" We have had fantastic experiences dealing with Glenn and the R80 team over the last two years. Right from the start, we had nothing but great service from the R80 team. We were delighted by the final products R80 produced. Our Playing kit design had some intricate Maori designs that look amazing. We often get comments from opposition teams about our kit. Timeframes were always met, and the quality of the final products to a high standard.

We highly recommend R80 products to any organisation".

Dan Harper
Hato Pāora College 1st XV Coach

Levin College Old Boys

“To our members and players, our history and identity are sacred, we trust R80 with that”

“R80 have proven themselves to deliver customised solutions, on time, and on point, we’d look no further”

Craig Stitchbury
Levin College Old Boys RFC

Methven RFC

As a club we couldn’t be happier with our relationship with R80 and their Teamwear supply. Our members love the gear, the quality is first class and delivery is on time.  Its great to work with a company that loves rugby as much as we do and understands the needs of grassroots country clubs.

Richard Maw
Club President Methven Rugby Football Club

Mt Aspiring College

R80 rugby has been the gear supplier for Mount Aspiring College rugby for three years. During this time their services have been excellent. The design process of playing kit is straight forward and assistance is readily available, the clothing is durable and of high quality, they are prompt in their delivery and their pricing is very competitive.

Hamish Crosbie
Director of Rugby Mt Aspiring College

NZRFU

We give our training gear a hiding. There is no holding back. It’s how we play and we expect our training gear to be able to do the same.

Jamie Tout
Black Ferns Strength & Conditioning Coach and National Referee Fitness Advisor (New Zealand)

Otago Rugby Football Union

Otago

Otago Rugby is proud to use R80’s superior range of gear for the development of speed, agility, skill, strength and conditioning. The equipment is always reliable and can handle the rigors of the modern day rugby player. R80 range has become an important part of the development of Otago Rugby players.

Karl Bloxham
Strength and Conditioning Coach Otago Rugby Union

Taranaki Rugby Union

Taranaki

Taranaki rugby are proud to be partnering with R80. Their range of equipment is outstanding and is more than durable enough to cope with the rigours of the M10 Cup. 

We would have no hesitation in recommending R80 to anyone looking to get a performance edge”

Adam Hay
Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Taranaki Rugby Union

Bay of Plenty Steamers

BOP

At BOPRU, we endeavour to innovate and push the boundaries of improvement, with R80 by our side these objectives can be achieved. The gear is top quality and robust enough to last very intense Mitre 10 cup campaign. Not to mention the staff, they are very helpful and understand rugby!

Brad Mayo
Head Strength and Conditioning Coach | Bay of Plenty Rugby Union 

R80 have been great to deal with. They have supplied us with top quality gear and never let us down. Thank you R80, I value your partnership with BOP Rugby.

Clayton McMillian
Direct of Rugby, Head Coach | Bay of Plenty Rugby Union

Northland Rugby

Northland

The R80 equipment we use meets and exceeds the tough demands and requirements for the Northland Mitre 10 Cup programme. And having bespoke custom printed covers on our gear really adds to the professional environment we work in.

Darren Witcombe
Head Coach Northland Rugby Union

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