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The Rugby League Hall of Fame Clothing Collection

Inspired by a love of rugby and fashion we produce clothing that’s manufactured to the highest standards and has a unique concept that is derived from the rich history of rugby football. Being inducted in to the Rugby League Hall of Fame is the highest honour to which any player can aspire. There are only twenty eight [...]

The Rugby League Hall of Fame Clothing Collection2019-10-16T09:03:16+00:00

The History of the Rugby World Cup

Prior to the Rugby World Cup, there was no truly global rugby union competition. Rugby union was played at the Summer Olympic Games, first appearing at the 1900 Paris games and subsequently at London in 1908, Antwerp in 1920, and Paris again in 1924. France won the first gold medal, then Australasia, with the last two being won by the [...]

The History of the Rugby World Cup2019-10-09T08:47:50+00:00

Great North Run For Cancer Research Worldwide

What a day yesterday! As usual the Geordie crowd was fantastic encouraging the runners throughout. It’s been a few years since I’ve run the GNR and must admit found the course pretty tough - although there are no big hills, it seemed to me as though all the roads were inclined with the exception [...]

Great North Run For Cancer Research Worldwide2019-10-09T09:22:57+00:00

Ellis Rugby Founder Battling Run For Cancer Charity

Rugby clubs have many great characters and only yesterday I attended a funeral of a former player, manager, junior coach and referee. He was a year younger than me and he left a grieving wife and two fine young rugby playing sons. I know I’m stating the obvious, but cancer is such a truly awful [...]

Ellis Rugby Founder Battling Run For Cancer Charity2019-09-16T15:52:25+00:00

The Last Great Britain Ashes Winning Team – 1970

In 1970 the Great Britain Rugby League Lions regained their pride and the Ashes with a stunning 24-match tour of Australia and New Zealand. Led superbly by Frank Myler, the tourists lost only one game in Australia, the First Test, and successfully negotiated the often difficult New Zealand leg without defeat. This was a [...]

The Last Great Britain Ashes Winning Team – 19702019-10-09T09:26:13+00:00

Ellis Rugby to Launch New York Rugby League Collection

Ellis Rugby have been appointed by New York Rugby League to develop an exciting capsule fashion clothing range for the new club. "We’re very excited at the prospect of working with NY Rugby League and are currently in discussions with retailers to offer distribution of what I believe will be an extremely successful fashion [...]

Ellis Rugby to Launch New York Rugby League Collection2019-10-09T14:28:35+00:00

Great Britain Rugby League Associations Luncheon 2019

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 [...]

Great Britain Rugby League Associations Luncheon 20192019-10-09T14:34:48+00:00

‘ONE IN, ALL IN’ – Rugby League Cares and Ellis Rugby

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 [...]

‘ONE IN, ALL IN’ – Rugby League Cares and Ellis Rugby2019-09-16T15:52:25+00:00

Catalans Dragons players launch Vintage Rugby League

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 [...]

Catalans Dragons players launch Vintage Rugby League2019-09-16T15:52:25+00:00

Celebrate your clubs sporting heritage

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 [...]

Celebrate your clubs sporting heritage2019-09-16T15:52:26+00:00