Connacht unveil striking new jerseys for the season

Unveiled at the Sportsground in Connacht's win against Bristol, the new away and European kits are bold and bright for this 2017/18 season.

Developed by BLK Sport, the new away kit which is a striking mix of cyan and white with a navy finish. The jersey also features the soaring Connacht Rugby eagle across the abdomen, and will be worn with white shorts and socks.

The new European kit is a mix of blue and lime green, introduced last season, and comes with diagonal lines blending in to a powerful lime green. The jersey also features a solid lime green back with finished with Connacht Rugby branding on the lower back.

The jerseys are made with BLK’s Exotek fabric which was created to enhance athlete performance, while maximising player comfort and manoeuvrability. Each Jersey features of unique shoulder detail and powerfully solid chest are amplified using a unique silicon gel logo application.

Head of commercial and marketing at Connacht Rugby, Brian Mahony, says the bold and striking new kit are a superb alternative to Connacht fans to wear with pride.

"Together the kits complete a really strong range which we hope will have something to suit every taste”.

Bruce Wood, brand manager at BLK Sport, says an exhaustive design process was undertaken for the new kit, with the final product incorporating aspects from the West of Ireland and Connacht Rugby.

"We hope the fans are as happy as we are," he says.

The new away and european kit is available available for sale online at and in Elverys stores.


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