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Wales unveil new rugby home kit

Credit: Welsh Rugby Union/Under Armour

The new Welsh rugby kit - inspired by the landscape of Wales - has been unveiled for the first time.

Each shirt is unique, with the topography of different Welsh areas stitched into the shoulders of each new jersey. Neath, Lampeter, Bangor, and Cardiff all feature.

On the technical side, it is equipped with grip on the torso to support ball retention and four-way stretch to ensure player comfort, and HeatGear technology to keep body temperature stable.

The red jersey means so much to everyone in Wales.

As a team and as a nation it brings us together and there is no greater feeling or honour than to have the opportunity to wear it and play for your country.

– Leigh Halfpenny
It will be worn for the first time against Australia. Credit: Welsh Rugby Union/Under Armour

The incredible passion that drives Welsh rugby is acknowledged all-around the world, we’ve designed this new jersey to celebrate where the very origins of that passion come from whilst implementing the latest performance technology to support the squad’s efforts against some of the world’s strongest rugby sides.

– Chris Bate, Under Armour

It will be worn for the first time when Wales take on Australia at Principality Stadium in the Under Armour Series next month.

Available from 24th October, the new kits will retail at £90 for the authentic jersey and £65 for the replica jerseys.