The Very First Gallic Rooster

Rugby jersey 100% jersey cotton, white with red embroidery 

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Made in FR

3 reasons for choosing this jersey

  • The original jersey of the first Gallic Rooster ever appeared on a French team's jersey!
  • The quality of the beautiful hand-made knit, made in our French shops.
  • Sold in a gift box with a sticker detailing the shirt's history, written in association with the French Sports Museum.
 

Delivery costs

France 7,00 € - Offert à partir de 150 €
European Union 15,00 €
Other countries 30,00 €

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The history of this jersey

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Sports d'Epoque and its partner, the National sports museum, are proud to present the first French rooster to appear on a sports jersey

It was for a France vs Ireland match that this rooster appeared "certainly red" according to different sources.

We are in 1905, this rooster is unique due to its story but also due to its size and shape ! It's only in 1912 that we discover a new rooster, It is combined with the rings of the Union des Sociétés Françaises des Sports Athlétiques (U.S.F.S.A) then parmanently replaced in 1922 after the creation of the Fédération Française de Rugby. This jersey made from heavy, quality cotton is proudly made in France by Sports d’Époque in partnership with the National Sports Museum.

Details

  • Hand-made in France
  • 400g original heavy brushed cotton jersey
  • Original style knitting machine gauge 12
  • Original embroidered red rooster over the heart
  • 5 buttons front opening.
  • Slim fit
  • Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL Sold in a gift box detailing the shirt's history

Cleaning instructions

Machine washable at 30°C inside out, wash with like colours, risk of disgorging, gentle ironing, machine drying not recommended

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