Think rugby and one sportswear brand springs to mind - Canterbury of New Zealand. Canterbury teamwear is famous the world over for its rugby kits, as well as its protective wear such as rugby boots, pads and headgear. Having built up a stellar reputation for its rugby wear - Canterbury of New Zealand provides the kits for national and international rugby sides the world over - the company has branched out into providing teamwear and training clothing for other sports, as well as a range of leisure wear for players who like to look as good off the pitch as they do on it.
Canterbury sportswear is widely worn in the world's rugby playing nations and is instantly identifiable by its logo, three silhouetted kiwi birds on three circular backgrounds to form the letters CCC - Canterbury Clothing Company. Founded in Canterbury, New Zealand, the company now has operations in the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States, among other countries. The Canterbury clothing range now includes football and cricket as well as training wear and a range of casual wear such as hooded tops and sweatshirts. The company goes by the tagline 'The World's Original Rugby Brand' and Canterbury teamwear is certainly the number one brand among players and fans of the game alike. All Canterbury clothing is made to withstand the rigours of a tough game and even the brand's leisure wear is designed to be super-resilient. Canterbury sportswear both looks and feels like the choice of professionals and is designed to ensure peak performance from the players wearing the brand with its tough, durable yet breathable fabrics.