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INSPIRED BY LEGENDS, THE HALL OF FAME COLLECTION BY ELLIS RUGBY – MALCOM REILLY (CASTLEFORD, ...

Dec 13, 2018 Written by Matthew I'Anson

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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 – the […]

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INSPIRED BY LEGENDS, THE HALL OF FAME COLLECTION BY ELLIS RUGBY – BILLY BOSTON (WIGAN & G...

Dec 06, 2018 Written by Kevin Ellis

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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 Boston’s […]

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INSPIRED BY LEGENDS, THE HALL OF FAME COLLECTION BY ELLIS RUGBY – NEIL FOX (WAKEFIELD TRINITY...

Nov 28, 2018 Written by Kevin Ellis

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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 Wakefield […]

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INSPIRED BY LEGENDS, THE HALL OF FAME COLLECTION BY ELLIS RUGBY – ROGER MILLWARD (HULL KR, CRO...

Nov 20, 2018 Written by Kevin Ellis

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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 Challenge […]

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THE VINTAGE NZ RUGBY LEAGUE COLLECTION FROM ELLIS RUGBY...

Nov 02, 2018 Written by Kevin Ellis

The new New Zealand Rugby League Collection by Ellis Rugby

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 in […]

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CELEBRATING THE PAST, RETAILING FOR THE FUTURE...

Oct 24, 2018 Written by Kevin Ellis

Ellis Rugby Founder Kevin Ellis with the new Vintage Castleford Tigers Range

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 to […]

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