Vintage Rugby Jersey
France rugby shirt
- 100% top quality brushed cotton, 400 gr
- Badge and 1914 gallic rooster embroidered on the heart
History of the product
Requested by Marcel Communeau, Captain and leader of this famous French team.
that the rooster appeared on the French rugby jerseys for the international matches.This 1914 cock is proudly perched on two interlinked rings symbolising the most influent sporting organisation of the time :
The Union of the French sports and athletics organisations (L'Union des Sociétés Françaises de Sports Athlétiques). At the end of the 19th century and the start of the 20th century, the French teams for athletics, football, rugby, hockey and fencing all made themselves known internationally while sporting these two symbols. But the 13th April 1914, The cock falls after being defeated by Ireland and Wales, France is beaten in Colombes by England 39 to 15. England win the tournament and the Grand Slam.
A few months later the First World War breaks out and out of the 30 players of this famous match 11 fall in battle. It's only years later in 1920 that the French team comes back to international competition.
Made in Europe
Our production is located in France and Portugal.
We worked hard to develop high quality products: the design, the cut, the stitch, the colours... Attached to authenticity that lays deep in the brand DNA, we indicate the place where our products are manufactured, France or Europe.
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