For 200-years, generations of rugby players of all ages and skill level have relied on the quality and precision of Gilbert rugby balls to stay on the pitch.

Now this unbroken heritage extends to an exclusive clothing collaboration with Rodd & Gunn, which represents a new level of expert craftmanship and uncompromising quality for all rugby enthusiasts, off the field.


An ode to rugby, the range includes the ultimate sportswear with a Rodd & Gunn twist, comprising of, essential winter jackets, printed hoodies, sweatshirts & cotton-blend knitwear, pure USA cotton polo shirts & pleated trousers, and let's not forget the priceless Gilbert x Rodd & Gunn rugby balls.





According to legend, the sport rugby was born in 1823 when schoolboy William Webb Ellis, with a fine disregard for the rules of football, took the ball in his arms and ran with it. The ball in question was a Gilbert, made by William Gilbert, and the name has been synonymous with the game ever since.