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Gilbert continue to manufacture leather rugby balls using similar techniques first used by William Gilbert in 1823. If you are an ultimate rugby fan, looking for a perfect gift or memorabilia to stand proud in your home, the Heritage Ball is a go to. The traditional style mimics the original authentic balls that were once played with, generating a feel for the history of the sport and Gilbert.

The embossed markings along with the laced valve opening give the old style feel that once was. The high quality leather finish ensures that this Heritage Ball will remain in excellent condition over the years.

Young, old, men, women, children - the perfect unique gift for rugby fans all over the world.

If you are looking for the perfect rugby gift this season, available in size 5 or mini, the Heritage Ball is a no brainer.


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Unless otherwise stated directly in the product description above, all rugby balls will be provided deflated. Choose from one of our ball pumps and add this to your order! For more details on picking the right ball for you head to our Rugby Ball Guide

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