The Wellington Lions are pleased to announce a significant new partnership with apparel brand BLK, who will be the supplier of all sports clothing and match day kit to the Wellington Lions and Wellington Rugby men’s representative teams.
BLK is already a proven apparel provider proudly worn by many high profile Pro-teams within the sporting world including Canterbury and Tasman ITM Cup Teams, World Champions “The Kiwis” - NZRL, Brumbies & Rebels Super Rugby, Samoa and Fiji Union teams and many more international teams.
Wellington Rugby CEO James Te Puni said, “BLK are a great fit for the Lions and our other Wellington Rep teams. They are innovative, hardworking and creative much like the teams we aim to produce in the Capital. We are delighted to be partnering with BLK.”
“BLK are an international brand on the rise. As our official clothing supplier, BLK will help the Lions strive for success on the field.”
Catherine Casey, the Managing Director of BLK in New Zealand, is proud to embark on a new journey with the Lions. “BLK is honoured to be a strategic partner with the WRFU and looks forward to an exciting 2013 Season. For a union that prides itself on team before self and performance on and off the field, BLK will provide the edge the Lions require. Being in partnership with the WRFU is more than a sponsorship agreement – it takes us to grassroots rugby and strengthens a community together as one family. We look forward to the success of the WRFU, support of their fans and being part of the community and family.”
Along with sporting and supporting clothing, BLK will also provide training and leisure gear to the Lions.
Established in Queensland in 1999, World Rugby Specialist (“WRS”) is the leading Australian designer and manufacturer of team wear to Rugby Union, Rugby League and AFL. BLK is the international brand for WRS who provides exclusive team wear to a growing list of top Pro-Teams and delivered to the world stage 7 teams in Rugby World Cup 2011.
BLK answers the needs of the modern athlete's aspirations through technical, performance led apparel and match day equipment to a superior lifestyle and supporters range. BLK is a rapidly growing brand that has over 4000 clubs, national and international teams signed up worldwide.
The World Rugby Shop.com carries a great selection of BLK rugby gear. Visit today and check out the gear.
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