Condition: 8/10 Excellent
Size: Adults XXL
Chest Measurement: 40-42 Inches / 102-107 CM (very tight fitting jerseys)
Colour: White, red trim
Material: Polyester, Nylon, Elastane
Seasons: 2003/2004 & 2004/2005
Official Nike England home pro-fit rugby shirt from the 2003/04 international season.
This version is the durable, tight fitting jersey designed for rugby players.
Condition of this original rugby shirt is 8/10 - Excellent (see photos).
All size and manufacturers labels present. Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
In 2003, England won the Grand Slam for the first time since 1995, followed by wins over Australia and the All Blacks on their Summer tour in June.
Going into the 2003 World Cup, England were one of the tournament favourites. They reached the final on 22 November 2003 against Australia and became World champions after a match-winning drop goal by Jonny Wilkinson in extra time that made the final score 20–17. On 8 December, the English team greeted 750,000 supporters on their victory parade through London before meeting Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
In the 2004 Six Nations Championship, England lost to both France and Ireland and finished third.Sir Clive Woodward resigned on 2 September and Andy Robinson was appointed England head coach.