Pic: The New Maori All Blacks Jersey Is A Thing Of Beauty
Adidas today released their new Maori All Blacks jersey, inspired by the natural elements of Aotearoa.
Designed over 18 months, the complex jersey embodies the powerful, free-flowing rugby for which the team is famous, and pays respect to traditional Maori culture. Renowned Maori artist, Dave Burke, and the Maori All Blacks’ team kaumatua, Luke Crawford, worked collaboratively to design the jersey, which has New Zealand’s powerful oceans central to the design, showcasing the strength and agility of the team.
The Maori All Blacks have a busy season ahead of them this year starting off with a tour of America, followed by trips to Ireland and England. They will also be one of the sides set to take on the Lions next summer.
Oh, and did we mention the kit is an absolute thing of beauty? Check it out for yourself below.