Nike Rugby Boots
Below you will find the most popular types of Nike boots that are worn for Rugby. Click on a boot to see more about that particular type and the products that are available and reviews of its performance.
Nike Rugby History
Nike Inc was founded in 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman and Philip Knight and officially became Nike, Inc. in 1978. The company takes its name from Nike the Greek goddess of victory. Nike markets its products under its brand as well as Nike Golf, Nike Pro, Nike+, Air Jordan, Nike Skateboarding and subsidiaries including Cole Haan, Hurley International, Umbro and Converse. Nike sponsors many high profile athletes and sports teams around the world, with highly recognized trademarks and the Swoosh logo.
Nike is a major publicly traded sportswear and equipment supplier based in the United States. The company is headquartered in Beaverton, near Portland in Oregon. It is the world's leading supplier of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment. The original company was a distributor for a Japanese shoemaker Onitsuka Tiger.
Nike had quite a range of rugby boots with names such as Tiempo Mystic, Air Zoom, Steam II, Vapor III and Total 90 to name but a few. They also sponsor many players, clubs and national teams but in rugby they are known for, England, France and Russia, plus top 14 team Toulouse. With well-known players such as Josh Lewsey, Frederic Michalek, Gavin Henson, Juan Martin Hernandez and Leguizamon to name but a few. In the rugby league, they had sponsored Widnes Vikings of the Championship and the Brisbane Broncos of the NRL.
Nike is the current kit supplier of Saracens F.C. of the Premiership Rugby and the Los Pumas Argentina national team of the international rugby union.