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adidas F50 miCoach II Rugby Boot Review

January, 2013 in adidas F50, Review

We recently got hold of a pair of adidas’ F50 speedboots, so we took them down to the park and put them through their paces. The super-lightweight boots utilize a revolutionary synthetic upper and feel like a second skin when you put them on. Built for the pace men on the paddock the Sprintframe construction […]

adidas Absolado Boot Test & Review

December, 2012 in adidas Predator, Review

The Absoldao is adidas’ more cost-effective version of the Predator Incurza, and we recently took them for a test run, to see how they compare to the more expensive model. The boots were comfortable from the moment we put them on, and we experienced very little of the discomfort which one normally associates with a […]

Puma PowerCat Boot Test & Review

November, 2012 in Puma Powercat, Review

We recently got hold of a pair of Puma’s latest PowerCats, and we asked a couple of players to take them for a bit of a test run. A boot designed for power and speed, the soft, lightweight kangaroo leather, combined with synthetic microfiber around the sole, creates a unique fit that hugs the foot […]

Rugby Boot Test: Nike CTR360 Maestri III

November, 2012 in Nike CTR360, Review

We recently got hold of a pair of Nike’s new CTR360 Maestri III boots, so we took them down to the park for a bit of a run-around. Looking stunning in bold yellow with striking black and white highlights, the latest edition of the CTR360s, a regular favourite with Crusaders’ halfback Andy Ellis, utilises Nike’s […]

Kooga Classic XPS LCST Unboxing & Initial Review

November, 2012 in Kooga XPS, Review

We recently got our first look at the new Kooga XPS. With stark white features on a black boot, the initial impression was of a great looking boot. There are a couple of new features with this boot, the first being the added protection on the toe area. The second of these features is the […]

Puma EvoSpeed – Player’s Review

October, 2012 in Puma evoSPEED, Review

We recently asked Lawrence Babe, a top-level club player in Christchurch, who was a member of the Canterbury Sevens Squad last year and is currently in the UK with Belfast Harlequins, to try the Puma EvoSpeeds out in a few games, and to let us know what he thought of them. I gave the boots […]

adidas Predator Incurza – Player’s review

September, 2012 in adidas Predator, Review

We recently asked Pat Moore, formerly of the Sale Sharks Academy now plying his trade in Christchurch, New Zealand, to play a few matches and kick a couple of balls around at the park wearing the new adidas Predator Incurzas, and then report back on how he found them. Impressed with the vibrant appearance of […]

Initial Review of the New Rugby Predator Incurza

July, 2012 in adidas Predator, Review

We put the new Predator Incurzas through a kicking test this week with the help of Pat Moore, a former member of the Sale Sharks academy now playing in the local Canterbury Metro Club Competition. adidas developed the Incurzas with input from players like Dan Carter, and have produced two new features to aid with […]

adidas R15 SG Boot Review

July, 2012 in adidas R15, Review

For the last year I’ve been wearing the adidas R15 SG, a boot which internationals including Richie McCaw, Brian O’Driscoll and Jerome Kaino had a big influence in designing. When I first got them out of the box they looked great – predominately white, with black and red highlights and with the famous three stripes […]