18 May, 12:24
The news today that Ronan O'Gara's long and distinguished playing time is over, brings to a close what was by any standards, a remarkable career.
The new kit features the very best of adidas technologies including ForMotion™ and Techfit™. The rugby specific ForMotion™ technology ensures that the kit is constructed to give maximum comfort and movement to the rugby player, whether passing the ball, flying through the tackles or in the scrum. Techfit Powerweb™ technology works in unison with ForMotion™ supporting the muscles and the natural expansion and contraction of the body, helping to preserve energy and improve the rugby players movement.
As with the home jersey, the words "wear with pride and honesty" are embossed on the inside of the collar, and the six counties of Munster – Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford - are imprinted along the bottom end of the jersey
Paul Moloney, Head of Sports Marketing, adidas Ireland said: “We have enjoyed a hugely successful partnership with Munster rugby for the past three years. Our partnership has ensured that Munster rugby kit features the very best in technological innovations in sports performance apparel. We look forward to seeing Munster wear the new jersey on the pitch next season”
The new jersey will be available online in the Munster Rugby store and instore in Cork and Limerick from August 12th, retailing at €57.
Fans can pre order the jersey from the Munster Rugby Store from July 22nd. The new Munster training range will also be available in-store from August 12th.