Gilbert Sidestep XV Hi-Top 8-Stud Rugby Boot

The Sidestep XV Hi-Top 8-Stud has been specifically engineered by Gilbert for tight five forwards and heavier players in need of additional ankle support and traction in soft ground.
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The Sidestep XV Hi-Top 8-Stud has been specifically engineered by Gilbert for tight five forwards and heavier players in need of additional ankle support and traction in soft ground. The Sidestep XV is an outstanding value, entry level rugby boot offering a great combination of style and durability. 

  • Level - Club, School and Junior
  • Synthetic Leather Upper for reliable, durable performance in all weather conditions.
  • Support cradle _ Redesigned logo acts as a stability cradle around the foot
  • New Improved Last _ streamlined last ensures a second skin like fit
  • XSP Outsole _ 8 Stud outsole designed for soft ground, strategically positioned studs for outstanding weight distribution and ultimate traction required for rugby.
  • The Gilbert Sidestep XV Hi-Top 8-Stud Rugby Boot is compatible with the following replaceable studs: Rugby Imports Long Alloy Studs (18mm), Rugby Imports Short Alloy Studs (15mm) and Rugby Imports Plastic Studs (13mm).
 Average Rating:  4.5 Star Rating
 based on 13 Customer Reviews  
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   pack boots, March 20, 2018  By Anonymous (Beloit, WI)(Verified)
Timely delivery, good fit.
   Awesome Boots, December 11, 2017  By Anonymous (San Luis Obispo, CA)
The high tops allow me to push off and marinating during Scrums. Keep in mind that I am a prop so I can't attest to how well they work when running fast.
   Great cleats!, December 3, 2017  By Anonymous (Atlanta, GA)(Verified)
I love these cleats and appreciate the ease of ordering through Rugby Imports. i would recommend this to anyone.
   good quality boot, October 31, 2017  By Anonymous (FoCo, CO)(Verified)
Love the boot and the ankle support, runs a little bigger than normal, but added foot beds and it helped a lot. great customer service, love this company
   Solid, so far, September 29, 2017  By Chad (Delaware, OH)(Verified)
Wore them in the first match for me this season. So far, so good.
   Good solid tight five boot, September 27, 2017  By Stew (Syracuse, NY)(Verified)
These run a little small, I normally wear an 11, and went with the 11.5 here.

It fits really nicely around my food, not even a hot spot while breaking them in. And the high top gives my ankles lots of support.

There is zero padding under your foot, so if hard fields are your norm, a slice of padding may be a good idea.
   Love these shoes!, September 23, 2017  By Eric Saunders (Nashville, TN)
Rugby boots are awesome! Great fit and comfortable!
   Great boot!, July 28, 2017  By Anonymous (River Ridge, LA)
Normally have to buy wide shoes. Tried different brands, and the Gilbert runs a bit wider than most. Very comfortable to play in!
   Tight five-friendly boot, April 13, 2017  By Nick Gonzalez (Gary, IN)(Verified)
I love Gilbert boots the best as they tend to be wider. This is a comfortable boot, and the ankle support comes in handy during the set pieces.
   Nice boot, January 19, 2017  By Anonymous (Mechanicsburg, PA)(Verified)
My daughter loves the way this feels on her foot.
   Good boots, December 27, 2016  By Anonymous (Dixon, CA)
Bought my son his second pair of these. Good for Forwards/Lock/prop. Hold up pretty good got one season out of them. My son is big so lasted longer than I thought.
   Rugby Imports Review, October 20, 2016  By Anonymous (South Salem, NY)(Verified)
Came when promised. Exactly as I had expected and as advertised. Customer service was friendly and helpful.
   Gilbert Sidestep XV Hi-Top 8-Stud Rugby Boot, September 28, 2016  By Joe Collins (Topsfield, MA)(Verified)
Rugged, comfortable, up to the standards of Gilbert.
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