London Irish and O’Neills® have today (18th August) unveiled the club’s new home kit for the 2016-17 season.
In the third year of their partnership with London Irish, O’Neills® have taken cues from the club’s illustrious history with a two-toned emerald green shirt, including the club crest which is embossed on the bottom right of the shirt.
The new kit will be worn on the opening day of the Greene King IPA Championship season when London Irish welcome Doncaster Knights to the Madejski Stadium on Saturday 3rd September (kick-off 3pm).
Susie Robertson, UK Sales Manager at O’Neills® Sportswear said: “Following ongoing consultation with the club we have introduced a number of design changes to the home shirt for the coming season in terms of collar type and an embossing technique.
“As always, we are delighted to support their journey as their official kit partner.”
Now into its sixth season as London Irish’s main sponsor, Powerday continue their long-standing partnership with the club.
The South East’s premier recycling company will continue as the club’s main sponsor and will have a prominent position on the front of the new kit as well as appearing on all London Irish training wear including the Academy.
Mick Crossan, Chairman of Powerday, said: “London Irish is a special club embracing both the professional and amateur game. I am looking forward to seeing our name on the front of the new shirt during the 2016/17 season.”
London Irish Chief Executive Bob Casey said: “We are delighted to be continuing our relationship with such an innovative brand as O’Neills®. The 2016/17 kit represents a new period in the club’s history as we strive to get London Irish back to the forefront of Premiership rugby.
“The club is also delighted to be continuing its long-standing partnership with Powerday, whose name will be emblazoned on the front of the senior and Academy playing shirt. We are delighted to have the continued support of such a prestigious business.”
Supporters can purchase the brand new home and away kits exclusively in Megastore at the Madejski Stadium at the both the Doncaster and Richmond game. After this point it will be available to also purchase online.
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