An Introduction to the Rugby United New York Navy Orange Hooped Rugby Shirt
Produced by Ellis Rugby, the Rugby United New York Navy Orange Hooped Rugby Shirt is produced to the highest standard.
RUNY, Rugby United New York are a member of Major League Rugby, the USA national rugby union league. RUNY are New York’s first and only professional rugby team.
While the Major League Rugby is a relatively new competition – rugby has a great history in the USA and New York. In 1933, the Cambridge University Vandals Club (cricket and rugby players) decided to tour Canada and take in Chicago’s Century Progress Exhibition. The Vandals made up of Cambridge and Oxfordalumni and included, several of the finest Rugby players from Britain.
The history of USA, New York and RUNY Rugby
In early September, at Innisfail Park at the most northern tip of Manhattan, the Vandals played a team called the All American Eastern Stars comprised of rugby players from Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and NYRFC, the only clubs then in the east. The visitors prevailed 14-11, not surprisingly, since it boasted three internationals.
Manufactured by Ellis Rugby from satin touch 100% cotton, the Rugby United New York Navy Orange Hooped Rugby Shirt features detailed embroidery on the RUNY crest. Other features include herringbone finish on the vents as well as decorative tape on the neck opening.
The Rugby United New York Navy Orange Hooped Rugby Shirt is available in sizes S to 5XL. We also offer a Rugby Shirt New York RU Navy Jersey