Scottish Rugby is pleased to announce a long term extension to the long-standing partnership with Gilbert Rugby as their 'Official and Exclusive Ball Supplier.'

The new deal will see Gilbert continue their association with the governing body, covering the Scotland national team and professional club sides: Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors.

Dominic McKay, Scottish Rugby Chief Operating Officer, said: "We're delighted to renew our long-standing partnership with Gilbert Rugby – a truly global brand that is undoubtedly the world's premium rugby ball manufacturer.

We look forward to continuing our fruitful relationship over the coming seasons and would like to thank Gilbert for their enduring support at all levels of rugby in Scotland."

Gilbert Sales and Marketing Director, Richard Gray, said "The length of this new agreement really demonstrates the strength of our existing partnership throughout all levels of Scottish Rugby and cements our place as the preferred ball in Scotland.

By committing to a long term future together, Gilbert look forward to making a real difference to the development of Rugby in Scotland."

Gilbert has been the exclusive supplier of balls to six consecutive Rugby World cups and the majority of major Unions and Tournaments world-wide.

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