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Gilbert Ireland Rugby Match XV Ball

Size Guide
Rugby Balls Size Guide
Ball Size Rugby Level / Recommended Use Player Age
Size 5 Standard Playing Size Ages 15+
Size 4 Middle-School, Pre-Teen Players Ages 10-14
Size 3 Youth Players, Starter Rugby Ages 6-9
Mini Souvenir Ball, Stocking Stuffer, Toy All Ages
Giant/Hero Novelty Ball, Recreation All Ages
Ball Size
Play with the same ball chosen for internationals tests and Rugby World Cup matches. This Ireland MATCH XV Gilbert ball is ready for play at the highest level. 
  • Copolymer 'Air-loc' bladder - Copolymer bladder, for improved air retention and enhanced energy transfer.
  • Multi-Matrix 3D grip - Star shape, dual height pimples maximize hand contact with the ball and provide ultimate passing and catching control while maintaining kicking distance and accuracy. Performs in all conditions.
  • Ellipse Truflight valve - The unique valve shape redistributes weight along the seams of the ball, to improve rotational stability, resulting in greater accuracy.
  • Reaction laminate construction - High-quality internal laminations ensure optimal energy transfer between boot and ball to improve strike consistency.
  • G-XV rubber compound surface.
  • Hand stitched - all balls are stitched by hand in our exclusive factory.
  • Pre kicked - Kicking machines strike the ball repeatedly to remove residual stress. Ready for match play from the first kick.

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Great ball and great service

The Gilbert match ball is amazing. So was the service. Quick shipping and well packaged. I definitely recommend Rugby Imports.

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