Tigers sign new deal with Canterbury
April 20, 2012
The Leicester Tigers will wear Canterbury next season © Getty Images
The Leicester Tigers have announced a new three-year deal with Canterbury which sees them bring to an end their traditional partnership with Cotton Traders.
Canterbury has already signed up to be England's kit manufacturers for the next four years and their partnership with the Tigers sees their influence extend into England's domestic league.
The Leicester Tigers' chief executive Simon Cohen has praised Cotton Traders for their part in the club's recent history while also welcoming on board new kit supplies Canterbury.
"We are excited to partner with Canterbury, given their unrivalled experience of providing teams with the strongest, most technologically advanced kits available," Cohen said. "Their recognised prowess and heritage in rugby is perfectly aligned with the Tigers' culture and determination to remain at the top of European club rugby. We would also like to thank Cotton Traders for their commitment to the club over the years."
A preview clip of the new kit can be seen here.
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.
Huw Richards profiles French forward Walter Spanghero, a man who even rugby's hard men thought was a tough nut
"To be part of the Commonwealth Games, I'd wear anything. I'd wear a clown suit." Tom Hamilton talks to Scotland's Sean Lamont
Scrum Sevens looks back at how rugby has fared in both the early Olympics and the past four Commonwealth Games
"Cheika's been phenomenal. He gives you an incredible level of mental strength." Tom Hamilton talks to Waratahs star Jacques Potgieter