Few high-level athletes need grip like rugby union players – that’s why they are choosing Grip Star socks to get the winning edge.
Whether it’s packing into a scrum, jumping for a line-out or producing the perfect side-step, the rugby field is no place to slip up.
So it’s no wonder some of rugby’s biggest stars and teams are tackling their opponents head-on with a little help from Grip Star.
With it’s unrivaled grip and clever design that combines comfort and durability, Grip Star socks are taking the rugby world by storm.
All Blacks rugby star Ngani Laumape chooses Grip Star
Ngani Laumape has reach the dizzying heights of ‘the game they play in heaven’ by representing his country – the three-time World Cup champion New Zealand All Blacks.
The talented outside back told Grip Star New Zealand that Grip Star is taking his game day and training to whole other level.
“I have been wearing Grip Star socks since 2020 and have loved them ever since,” Laumape said.
“I like it when I change direction and knowing that my feet are well gripped to the boot, giving me the best chance to play my best rugby.
“Rugby players need grip to break the line and stay well-engaged in the break downs when people trying to smash us off the ball.”
Laumape loves them so much that he has even collaborated to custom design his own range of Grip Star socks – only available through Grip Star New Zealand.
Aussie Super Rugby Clubs Choosing Grip Star
It’s not just rugby-crazed Kiwis pulling on Grip Star socks before they hit the field. The Aussies are also getting in on the act.
Two of Australia’s most respected rugby clubs, the New South Wales Waratahs and the Melbourne Rebels, have been wearing Grip Star in the elite Super Rugby competition.
Considered the toughest provincial rugby competition in the world, Super Rugby features international stars from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, South America and Japan.
One of them is rampaging Melbourne Rebels prop Cameron Orr, who knows the value of grip as he tackles the strongest forward packs the game has to offer.
“When it comes down to professional rugby, having the one percenters on your side always gives you the upper hand,” Orr told Grip Star Australia.
“Grip Star socks are at the top of the game when it comes to elite playing socks.”
The more fleet-footed backs have different needs to the forwards, but as New South Wales Waratahs number 10 Will Harrison explained Grip Star delivers in every playing position.
“As a fly-half my game revolves around my footwork, from kicking to running the ball and changing directions quickly,” Harrison told Grip Star Australia.
“Grip Star socks are incredibly comfy and give me the confidence I need to perform my roles for the Waratahs at the highest level.”
Get the Grip Star Advantage For Yourself
But it is not just elite rugby players that can reap the benefits of Grip Stars seriously grippy socks.
With our full range of ankle socks and crew socks available to athletes of every kind in the Grip Star USA online store.
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