Castore, a rapidly expanding sports apparel brand, has announced a multi-year partnership with Harlequins, one of the leading rugby union teams in the UK. The deal, set to begin in the 2022/23 Premiership season, designates Castore as Harlequins’ ‘Technical and Retail’ partner. Under this agreement, Castore will provide all training and playing wear for the club’s Men’s, Women’s, and Youth teams. Additionally, the brand will take over the management of Harlequins’ retail operations at their home ground, the Twickenham Stoop Stadium in London.

As part of the partnership, Castore will introduce new Men’s and Women’s Home playing kits, as well as Travel & Training Wear ranges. Fans can anticipate the unveiling of these kits in the following weeks. Harlequins CEO Laurie Dalrymple expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, highlighting Castore’s proven track record of growth and its ability to deliver high-quality clothing for both male and female players, a crucial factor in the decision.

Castore’s entry into the realm of rugby union extends beyond its partnership with Harlequins. The brand has also secured deals with other notable teams, including Saracens and Manu Samoa. This strategic move aligns with Castore’s mission to establish itself as a leading producer and sponsor of sports kits across multiple professional sports.

Notably, Castore boasts an impressive portfolio of partnerships with prominent teams and athletes in various sports. In addition to their collaboration with Harlequins, Castore is the official kit supplier for England Cricket and several English Premier League football teams, such as Newcastle United, Aston Villa, and Wolverhampton Wanderers. The brand has also formed partnerships with Scottish Premiership side Rangers FC, Spanish La Liga side Sevilla FC, and German Bundesliga club Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Furthermore, Castore sponsors elite motorsport teams McLaren F1 and Auto, and works closely with esteemed athletes, including Matt Fitzpatrick, Sir Andy Murray, and Adam Peaty.

The collaboration between Castore and Harlequins marks a significant stride in Castore’s ambition to establish a prominent presence in the world of sports apparel. With their emphasis on high-quality products and commitment to supporting retail operations, Castore is well-positioned to create a lasting impact in the rugby union industry. Fans of Harlequins can eagerly anticipate witnessing their favorite players and the women’s team sporting Castore kits in the upcoming season, strengthening the brand’s foothold in the sport.

Useful links:
1. Castore Official Website
2. Harlequins Official Retail Website