Paladin Returns as Primary Apparel Sponsor for Major League Rugby's 2022 Season
January 13, 2022 - Major League Rugby (MLR) News Release
DALLAS - Major League Rugby (MLR) has announced that Paladin Sports will remain the Official Team Kit and Performance Apparel Sponsor for the 2022 season.
Paladin will continue to work with all 13 MLR teams to create player kits and develop new designs for the upcoming season. All team home and away kits are expected to be revealed to fans on Friday, January 14, 2022 and fan replicas will ultimately be available for purchase.
"As the league continues to grow and expand, our on-field and off-field presentation becomes more and more important. We are proud to continue our relationship with Paladin Sports who will outfit all 13 teams with the highest quality product for the 2022 season," said MLR Commissioner George Killebrew. "We are entering our fifth season and represent the highest level of rugby competition in North America. We're proud to align Major League Rugby with the internationally established Paladin Sports."
With a strong international reputation for producing quality sporting apparel, especially within professional rugby, Paladin Sports will continue to supply MLR and its players with high quality on and off field clothing. Having established a partnership with the apparel brand during the 2019 season, MLR and Paladin Sports have continued to grow together in the North American sports industry.
"We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Major League Rugby and look forward to an exciting season ahead" said Paladin USA Manager Matt Walsh. "We are in a unique position to look after all 13 teams and officials and take great pride in being able to provide all of them and the fans with some great apparel that we hope everyone will enjoy."
Now entering its fifth season, MLR launched in North America in 2018 with seven teams, evolving into a 13-team league by 2021. The League includes 12 teams from the United States and one from Canada.
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