Archive for Nike Vapor

Julian Savea’s Mystery Black-Out Boots!

March, 2013 in Nike Vapor

We’ve noticed star All Black winger Julian Savea wearing an intriguing pair of boots in the Hurricanes’ first two Super XV outings this year, so intriguing in fact that we’re not a hundred percent sure what they are, and we need your help! Savea is one of the brightest young stars in the game, and […]

Heaslip swaps Puma for latest Nike

February, 2013 in Nike Vapor

Puma’s decision to downgrade its involvement in Northern Hemisphere rugby as part of the companies biggest restructuring ever has seen a raft of players agreeing to new sponsorship deals with various manufacturers, including Irish captain Jamie Heaslip. Heaslip had been one of the pin-up boys for Puma’s rugby range, sporting a pair of the evoSpeed […]

Ben Barba’s custom Nike boots reflect culture and tradition

February, 2013 in Nike Vapor

Ben Barba stood out in the All Stars game on Friday night as the NRL’s top players made their first appearances for 2013. He stood out because he dotted down three times in the first half, helping his Indigenous side to a 32-6 victory, and he stood out because he was wearing a stunning pair […]

French stars sport new Nike Mercurial Vapor IXs

February, 2013 in Nike Vapor

Outside back Yoann Huget is one of the first international players to turn out in the sunset colourway of Nike’s new Mercurial Vapor IXs, although the striking boots have done little to help his French side as they slumped to their second loss from as many appearances in the Six Nations on the weekend. Utilising […]

Cheap boots but a priceless result for Kenyans

February, 2013 in Nike Vapor

In a day and age where the international stars of the game only wear top of the range equipment and the world’s leading brands lavish players with their product as they chase exposure for their gear, it was interesting to see Kenya’s Willy Ambaka donning a pair of very basic Nikes in the latest round […]

Sam Edgerley seals Sevens win in Nike’s New Mercurial Vapor IXs

February, 2013 in Nike Vapor

England Sevens player Sam Edgerley provided the perfect advertisement for Nike’s stunning new Mercurial Vapor IX boots, scoring the winning try in the final of the latest round of the IRB Sevens circuit in Wellington last weekend. It was a nail-biting final which see-sawed several times. England raced out to an early lead against a […]

Young Gloucester player bags a brace wearing New Nike Mercurial Vapor IXs

January, 2013 in Nike Vapor

Young Gloucester midfielder Henry Trinder is one of the first players of note to don the new Nike Mercurial Vapor IXs, scoring a brace of tries against Mont de Marsan in the striking new Fireberry colourway. Designed for speed, the lightweight boots from Nike feature a unique two-piece glass fibre sole-plate which enhances flexibility and […]

Nike release the stunning new Mercurial Vapor IX

January, 2013 in Nike Vapor

Nike have officially released the highly anticipated Mercurial Vapor IX, unleashing two bold colourways to suit the game’s most dynamic players. With an emphasis on explosive speed the Mercurial Vapor IX features a unique two-piece glass fibre sole plate which enhances flexibility and responsiveness, while the boot’s upper locks the foot down, creating stability and […]

Nike Mercurial Vapor IX Due For Release

January, 2013 in Nike Vapor

Nike are set to unveil the latest incarnation of their iconic speedboot with Friday’s anticipated release of the Mercurial Vapor IX. Featuring a lightweight Teijin upper the boot hugs the foot for a superior fit, a fact enhanced by the perforated sockliner which contributes to the undeniable comfort of these innovative boots. The full-length TPU […]