BUYING THE RIGHT RUGBY HEAD GUARDS / SCRUM CAPS FOR YOU DEPENDS ON THE FOLLOWING FACTORS:
1. Performance - What level of performance do you want from your headguard?
2. Style & Material - What style best suits my style andgame? What ventilation do I need?
3. Size & Fit - What size do I need? Do I need anadjustable fit?
4. Budget - How much do I want to spend?
Gilbert have varying levels of performance and features available
World Rugby Approved
All Gilbert Rugby head guards are officially World Rugby Approved. This means that all models have been previously tested in a laboratory by a recognized World Rugby Test House to ensure they meet the requirements set out in World Rugby specification.
World Rugby testing requirements cover a number of areas, including: Ergonomics, Construction, Materials, Design, Sizing, Performance Requirements and many more.
HEAD GUARD & SCRUM CAP PADDING SYSTEMS
Gilbert have different levels of padding available
Closed cell foam plus
Improved foam construction provides excellent shock absorption to key impact areas such as the temple.
France and La Rochelle No. 8 Greg Alldritt, arguably the best no. 8 in World Rugby currently, chooses to wear Gilbert head guards.