Classic Sportswear partners with the NRL for Indigenous and Maori All Stars

Classic Sportswear partners with the NRL for Indigenous and Maori All Stars

NRL All Stars

Classic Sportswear are proud to have formed a partnership with the NRL to become the official On-Field Apparel Partner for the NRL Indigenous All Stars and Maori All Stars teams as well as the Indigenous Women’s All Stars and Women’s Maori All Stars.

This exciting new partnership will see all four sides sporting the famous Classic logo on their playing kit when the NRL Harvey Norman All Stars is played for the first time in Townsville, with the match between the Indigenous and Maori male and female teams played at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on Saturday, February 20, 2021.

“All Stars is an event like no other on our calendar. It brings people together and helps us all celebrate not only First Nations people but rugby league’s incredibly strong links with First Nations people.

NRL Chief Executive Andrew Abdo said the opportunity to begin the 2021 calendar at the new Queensland Country Bank Stadium was significant.

“All Stars is an event like no other on our calendar. It brings people together and helps us all celebrate not only First Nations people but rugby league’s incredibly strong links with First Nations people.

“To bring this game, as well as the incredible community engagement, education and cultural awareness, to North Queensland will be an enormous step for the game and a very important one for us.”

Classic Sportswear is a wholly owned Australian company that has been manufacturing sportswear for professional sports for over 85 years, delivering best in class product for elite athletes and fans. It is recognised throughout the sporting industry as signifying quality through an unrelenting commitment to product development, technology and innovation.

 

Classic Sportswear Managing Director Warren Carney is excited at the opportunity to partner with the NRL for this unique cultural event.

“The NRL Harvey Norman All Stars game has become the centerpiece of the NRL pre-season and we are delighted to announce this partnership with the Indigenous and Maori male and female teams” Carney said.

“The Classic Sportswear brand has been part of the fabric of Rugby League for much of its existence, and we are proud of our history of producing high performance sportswear for elite athletes since 1934

“Whilst we are proud of our wonderful heritage we also continue to evolve and contemporise for the future and this partnership provides an opportunity to showcase the type of innovation that Classic are renowned for”.

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