Shane Williams bowed off the International stage with a last gasp try, his 58th international one as Wales lost narrowly to Australia in the Millennium Stadium 18-24.
The diminutive wing, perhaps one of a dying breed could be seen wearing his special Puma boots with messages from fans on his twitter page printed on them by the manufacturers. Many pundits say he counts amongst Wales’ greatest ever players as he hung up his International boots! Shane Williams has held the number 11 spot in the Welsh squad for the last 11 years, baring injury exclusions and he won IRB player of the Year in 2008. At present he is the Wales all time leading try scorer with 58 to his name.
Puma said: “Shane will continue to be part of our Puma family whilst playing domestically at Ospreys and also for the foreseeable future with coaching and as a brand ambassador of Puma.”
What Rugby Boots does Shane Williams Wear?
Shane Williams the Ospreys and Wales Wing can be seen in: The Puma v1.11 SG Boots Yellow, Purple and White.
Shane who is the top points scorer for Wales at the time of going to press is an ambassador for Puma as well as a professional with the Ospreys. he has also become very involved in coaching.
Key points of the v.1.11
V1.11 SG Boots Made By Puma are said to be “a premium lightweight microfibre upper, with a lace cover that creates a smooth kicking surface and a unique look. The one-piece outsole provides stability and support, utilizing a carbon fiber plate in the forefoot to minimize weight and to increase the reactivity in the flex area. The v1.11 features the third generation of PUMA’s UNI technology. This construction provides a snug fit by perfectly replicating the unique PUMA AptoLast. The v1.11 was created with one thing in mind – to give you the confidence to be your fastest.”
Puma v1.11 Boots Yellow, Purple and White (typically £140) lightweight micro-fibre upper with a lace cover, plus carbon fiber plate in the forefoot to minimize weight.
The v1.11 with James O’Connor featured as the second highest kicking boots at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, another plus for Puma.