All Gilbert Body Armour meets the technical specifications of the International Rugby Board (IRB) and is approved for match play. From grass roots and school rugby right through to elite international level, the range offers the perfect option for every player.
Gilbert Body Armour has been developed with performance in mind. Key focus areas in the 2008 range are the enhancement of the triflex protective system, protection for more key body areas and supperior base fabrics.
XACT 10 PROTECTION TECHNOLOGY
Triflex Padding - Triangular interlocking protective cells that flex in all directions. Gives a unique and perfect fit for every player.
Cavity Padding - Concave padded cells. Impact forces are obsorbed and air is trapped creating an 'air bag' effect.
Body Pads - All body pads in the range are positioned in areas susceptible to soft tissue injury and are restricted to 5mm thickness to meet IRB requirements.
Two Way Stretch - Base fabrics are designed to strech in both directions for a comfortable fit.
Flat Seams - All padded clothing is designed to be worn as an undergarment. All seams are sewn flat to avoid friction and discomfort.
Gilbert Body Armour is worn by pro players such as Donncha O'Callaghan (Munster, Ireland & Lions), Martin Corry (Leicester, England & Lions), Lewis Moody (Leicester, England & Lions) and Dan Parks (Glasgow & Scotland).Features Include:
- Superior all over protection.
- Revamped Tri-flex padding.
- 10 Strategically positioned pads for total protection.
- Two way stretch fabric.
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