10 Sep 15
By Broncos Media
Posted in Club News

London Broncos Rugby League agree Kappa partnership

London Broncos is delighted to announce a two year partnership with Italian Sportswear company Kappa.

Kappa will supply playing and training kit and equipment to the club from the 2016 season, Kappa will also supply retail items for the club.

Working in conjunction with retail partners www.buysportskit.com the Broncos will be the first rugby league side to sign a contract with Kappa since the brand was formed in 1967.

The wider rugby league community can also benefit from the new kit deal with the Broncos working with Kappa to promote the brand to clubs in London and the South. The club will also be launching a community club partnership scheme for 2016 with benefits including free kit.

James Milner, National Sales Manager of www.buysportskit.com said: “We are delighted to have formed this partnership with the Broncos, and along with Kappa we will ensure the club and its fans have a kit and merchandise range to be proud of.

“These are exciting times for all involved with the club and we are happy to be playing a small part in that.”

Dave Bandell, Team Sport Manager at Kappa said: “Kappa has actively been looking to break into the rugby market in the UK and are delighted that we will be official kit supplier to London Broncos.

“With the help of our retail partner www.buysportskit.com we look forward to a long and successful partnership.”

Speaking about the deal Jason Loubser, General Manager of London Broncos said: “We are really pleased to sign with Kappa, a big brand which is known throughout the world.”

“This is the biggest deal the club has made with a kit manufacture in recent history. We had a number of well-known parties interested in teaming up with the club but we were drawn to Kappa due to the quality and range of products available, the prestige of the brand and the deal they were able to offer the club.

“We are sure that supporters will be excited with what Kappa has to offer in terms of the replica shirts and casual wear.”

The new retail range and replica shirts will be revealed in the coming weeks, with the first delivery of leisure and replica kit expected to be available to purchase before Christmas.