Brian Moore reveals kit nightmare before 1991 Rugby World Cup final - Ruck

Brian Moore reveals kit nightmare before 1991 Rugby World Cup final

Former England hooker Brian Moore has defended Umbro becoming England’s kit provider moving forward.

There had been a largely negative reaction to the ‘iconic double-diamond’ taking over from Canterbury,

But the 58-year-old, who won 64 caps between 1987 and 1995, brought up an interesting story from the 1991 Rugby World Cup final.

The final took place at Twickenham, and saw Australia triumph 12–6 against England, thanks to a first-half try from prop Tony Daly.

“Anyone baulking at this (Umbro) should be reminded about Cotton Traders,” tweeted Moore.

He then revealed: “On the morning of the 91 RWC Final someone had to go into Richmond and buy loads of shorts and sew the logo on because the ones provided wouldn’t fit.”

Maybe, Umbro isn’t so bad…

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Feast your gaze on these horrible England eyesores from down the years…

1. Sevens – 2013

Getting a bit more adventurous with this kaleidoscopic cornea burner from the England Sevens team. Thes multi-coloured front seems reminiscent of a dance-floor in a cheesy 70’s disco club. Extraordinary.

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