Condition: - 8/10 – Excellent. Some wear to the main sponsors (see photos).
Shirt Size: - Adults 2XL
Chest Measurement: - 47-49 Inches / 117-125 CM
Shirt Manufacturer: - Adidas
Shirt Colour: - Blue, navy & white trim
Shirt Material: - Polyester
Seasons: - 2005 & 2006
Player: - N/A
Patches: - Super 12
Official Adidas Blues home rugby shirt from the 2005 & 2006 seasons. Complete with Super 12 patch on the sleeve.
Condition of this vintage rugby shirt is 8/10 – Excellent (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.