With Christmas approaching faster than a Louis Rees-Zammit break down the wing, you might be wondering what to get that rugby-playing person in your life this year.
Struggling for inspiration? Well fear not because here at rugbystore.co.uk we’ve picked some of our favourite rugby gifts available today! From boots to base-layers, our selection covers all the essentials a modern-day player needs. And, don’t forget to check out the full ‘For the Players’ section on our site right here!
If you’re after top-level protection, then these are the shoulder pads for you. Coming from New Zealand-based Body Armour, their pads utilise flexible 10mm foam padding to protect the wearer from big hits on the shoulder and sternum.
The lightweight fabric meanwhile is highly breathable, meaning they can be worn throughout the year without causing discomfort.
These Body Armour shoulder pads are also available in a kids fit to keep younger players protected this season.
IN A WORD: POWERFUL
PERFECT FOR: MATCH DAY
Has there ever been a more reliable baselayer selection than those offered by Canterbury?
Canterbury baselayer tops sit close to the skin and trap body heat to keep you warm when the temperature drops – very useful as we enter the winter months!
Recently restocked, we have a huge range of colours and fits, including kids and womens options. Check out the full range here!
IN A WORD: ESSENTIAL
PERFECT FOR: COLD TRAINING AND MATCH DAYS
The strong moulded foam construction of this Gilbert scrumcap provides the required protection without feeling bulky or uncomfortable.
A top rugby gift for players seeking some fashionable headwear, Gilbert headguards are worn by players in all positions who enjoy some added protection.
Gilbert’s falcon range of headguards are relied upon by club and school players worldwide which is why we stock a variety of styles, all available to view now.
IN A WORD: COMFORTABLE
PERFECT FOR: ALL CLUB AND SCHOOL PLAYERS
Is that trusty kitbag they’ve had for years finally starting to show its age? Why not replace it with something stylish that you can rely on for years to come.
This Under Armour sportsbag uses their water-repellent Storm fabric to keep the elements out, and the dirty clothes inside. Tough and abrasion-proof, these kitbags are made to last as well.
Need something bigger than the standard 58L option? Check out the huge 85L Under Armour kitbag here!
IN A WORD: PRACTICAL
PERFECT FOR: DAY-TO-DAY USE AT SCHOOL AND TRAINING
We couldn’t do a rugby players’ Christmas gift guide and not mention boots, could we? Well in the Canterbury Speed 3.0 rugby boots we have some of the most underrated flyers for backs who love to attack.
With a stiff TPU outsole that promotes power conversion, Canterbury’s Speed 3.0 rugby boots help you accelerate while a mesh lining stops your feet from sweating as you push your limits.
With a sleek, lightweight design these Canterbury rugby boots also come with a friendly price tag which will be a welcome relief to lots of parents! Don’t forget to check out our kids fit today.
IN A WORD: FAST
PERFECT FOR: SPEEDY BACKS
There we go, some of the best rugby gifts for players available this Christmas! But don’t forget, we have hundreds more products available – just check out the range here.