Condition: - 8/10 – Excellent. Some cracking to the main sponsor (see photos).
Shirt Size: - Adults Extra Large
Chest Measurement: - 44-46 Inches / 111-117 CM
Shirt Manufacturer: - Adidas
Shirt Colour: - Blue, white trim
Shirt Material: - Polyester
Seasons: - 2001 & 2002
Player: - N/A
Patches: - Super 12
Official Adidas Blues home rugby shirt from the 2001 & 2002 seasons.
Condition of this vintage rugby shirt is 8/10 – Excellent. Some cracking to the main sponsor (see photos).
All size and manufacturers labels present (see photos). Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
From 1999 – 2002 the Blues' onfield performance was poor, missing the playoffs every season, finishing at an all-time low of 11th on the ladder in 2001 with just four wins for the season. The club was able to turn its from around in the 2003 season, topping the ladder with 49 points and 10 wins from 11 matches.
The team went on to defeat the ACT Brumbies by 42–21 in the semi-final, before beating the Crusaders 21–17 in the final for the franchise's third Super Rugby title. The Blues were unable to follow their 2003 success up in 2004 and 2005 however, missing the playoffs in both seasons.