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Chile join Team Gilbert

Gilbert Rugby News — Published on April 8 , 2016

We are delighted to announce a partnership with Chile rugby that sees Gilbert become the official sponsor of all Rugby Teams in Chile, both in clothing and rugby equipment, including the famous Gilbert rugby balls.

It is the desire that as many associations and clubs in Chile have access to wear Gilbert clothing and sportswear implementation Gilbert. All clubs belonging to the Association will have access to the full Gilbert range of products at an exclusive rate. The partnership structure is aimed at assisting rugby clubs and the growth of rugby throughout Chile.

The first stop for the newly kitted out Chilean rugby team will be World famous Hong Kong sevens. Chile will compete alongside 11 other Nations looking to book a place as a core team for the 2016/17 HSBC World Sevens Series. Pictured below, Pedro Verschae of Chile competes during the 2016 Hong Kong Sevens match between Chile and Papua New Guinea at Hong Kong Stadium on April 8, 2016 in Hong Kong. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images).

Pictured below: Arnie Cotton, Gilbert representative in Chile across Books and Bits and Jorge Araya, president of CHILE rugby, happily signing the agreement.

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