On the 26th January 2019 the Greatest Rugby League players met at the Great Britain Rugby League Associations Annual Luncheon to celebrate this elite band of men. Ellis Rugby are proud to be associated with the GBRL Lions, sponsoring this wonderful event and contributing profits to the Association and the Charity Rugby League Cares [...]
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The Spring/Summer edition of RL Cares ‘ONE IN, ALL IN’ has recently been published and is a great read, featuring news on player welfare, the games heritage, a profile on Wigan and Great Britain Legend Andy Gregory and all the wonderful work the organisation undertakes. We’ve also taking a full page ad in the publications [...]
Ellis Rugby linked up with French Rugby League pioneers Catalans Dragons last week, providing the players with a selection of the companies vintage International Rugby League range. The collection was warmly received by the multi-nation group of players (as shown on the video below). Stars of the game posed for photos on the famous Stade [...]
There are many sporting heritage clothing brands on the high street, but there are very few that remain loyal to their roots. Our approach to clothing design is totally integrated with a club or organisations sporting history. We research the history of the club, develop garment designs and a structured merchandising campaign and then breathe [...]
Inspired by legends, The Hall of Fame collection by Ellis Rugby – Malcolm Reilly (Castleford, Manly & Great Britain)
Malcolm Reilly was a trailblazer of the English game. As a player he won a host of honours, including the 1970 Great Britain Ashes Test winning team down under in which Reilly was the teams most consistent performer. Our 1970 Great Britain Rugby League inspired our Polo and Jersey designs celebrate Malcolm’s displays - [...]
INSPIRED BY LEGENDS, THE HALL OF FAME COLLECTION BY ELLIS RUGBY – BILLY BOSTON (WIGAN & GREAT BRITAIN)
Welshman Billy Boston earned ‘cult hero’ status at Wigan, a club where he scored almost 500 tries during his 15 year spell. After learning his trade in Rugby Union during his junior days, Billy switched codes at the age of 19. The Billy Boston Hall of Fame collection includes a Wigan Polo inspired by [...]
INSPIRED BY LEGENDS, THE HALL OF FAME COLLECTION BY ELLIS RUGBY – NEIL FOX (WAKEFIELD TRINITY & GREAT BRITAIN)
Neil Fox enjoyed a career that spanned over 20 years during the 60s and 70s and is the all-time record points-scorer in the games history. He notched up over 500 appearances for Wakefield Trinity during their golden years. The Neil Fox Hall of Fame collection includes a Polo and Jersey inspired by Fox’s performance for [...]
INSPIRED BY LEGENDS, THE HALL OF FAME COLLECTION BY ELLIS RUGBY – ROGER MILLWARD (HULL KR, CRONULLA & GREAT BRITAIN)
Roger Millward enjoyed a playing career which spanned from 1964-1980. He made his name with his hometown club Castleford. A move the Hull KR in 1966 resulted in him becoming one of Rovers’ all-time greats. The Roger Millward Hall of Fame collection includes an Hull KR jersey inspired by Millward’s contribution to the Robins [...]
The history of professional rugby goes back to the 1907 famous “All Golds” tour to Australia and Great Britain led by Albert Henry Baskerville. It wasn’t until 1926 that the national team adopted the Kiwi as their symbol and then introduced the famous irregular white ‘V’ to the black jersey for the tour of Australia [...]
Great to see our new vintage range in the Castleford Tigers Superstore at Xscape being launched yesterday. These garments include the 1935 Polo, inspired by the great Arthur Atkinson and the first ever Wembley Challenge Cup winning team. In addition the more recent 1986 Castleford Rugby Jersey - who can forget Jamie Sandy’s mazy run [...]