Condition: 8/10 Excellent. A small faint shadow mark on the chest. A little dot mark near the lower front hem. A couple of small dot marks on a rear shoulder
Size: Adult Large (tight fitting)
Chest Measurement: 38-40 Inches / 97-101 CM
Colour: White, red trim
Material: 80% Polyester 20% Elastane
Seasons: 2005/2006 & 2006/2007
Official Nike England player specification home rugby shirt from the 2005/06 international season.
This is Nike's superior 'player specification' jersey, designed for elite rugby players. It is a heavy duty version that features a tight fitting design, reinforced stitching for increased durability, an upgraded material mix for added flexibility, and textured grip assist across the chest and sleeves to aid ball control.
Condition of this original rugby shirt is 8/10 - Excellent. A small faint shadow mark on the chest. A little dot mark near the lower front hem. A couple of small dot marks on a rear shoulder (see photos).
Andy Robinson's first Six Nations campaign in 2005 resulted in fourth place for England, and although they then defeated Australia 26–16, the year was completed with a 23–19 loss to the All Blacks.
Following their loss to South Africa in the 2006 end of year Tests, England had lost eight of their last nine Tests – their worst ever losing streak. Coach Andy Robinson resigned after this run, and attack coach Brian Ashton was appointed head coach in December 2006.England started the 2007 Six Nations Championship with a Calcutta Cup victory over Scotland.
The championship also included a historic match at Croke Park against Ireland which England lost 43–13, their heaviest ever defeat to Ireland.
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