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The new Wallaby jersey

Quick Hands

David Wilson (68)
Arsenal aren't a national team wearing the national colours though..

Romania, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, USA, Canada, South Africa and Scotland are all RWC2015 teams who have a predominately white alternate jersey.

Fiji, England, Japan and Argentina went a darker alternative jersey given their original jerseys are either white or light coloured.

Wales and Ireland went with a black alternate jersey whilst Namibia and France went with Red.

Well done for running two contradictory arguments in one post.

At one point you seem to be arguing that national colours should be the determining factor. White forms part of the national colours of: Italy, NZ, Samoa, USA, Canada and Scotland, so in all of these cases white is an obvious choice of alternate. The England alternate is red, which is a fairly obvious choice for a nation that has red and white as it's colours, Both France and Namibia are also red which is again fairly obvious for countries with a red white and blue national colour scheme. South Africa have simply reversed thier uniform and gone from green jersey and white shorts to white jersey and green shorts.

That leaves us with Argentina, Japan, Romania and Australia. Whose jerseys aren't reflective of their national colours - which sort of demolishes your first argument. Then you go on to say that Argentina and Japan have gone for darker colours to offset their light jerseys. But Australia already have a light coloured jersey, so it seems an odd argument to make in the context of your post.

So at the end of the day we have an alternate jersey, which isn't our national colours and isn't substituting light for dark either. Great to see the ARU is up there with Romania in forward thinking.
 

Braveheart81

Will Genia (78)
Staff member
And that's before you add the blazer wearers. Hawker, Pulver et al will be there somewhere - amongst the corporate hospitality no doubt.


Isn't that their job though?

Where do you think the big players and big money in World Rugby are right now?
 

Braveheart81

Will Genia (78)
Staff member
Fair enough if Pulver is still in Sydney.

My point was more around the fact that senior people representing the interests of Australian Rugby should be at the RWC at all stages (and I'm sure there will be) because all the important rainmakers in rugby will be there.
 

Marcelo

Ken Catchpole (46)
Well, with the green numbers looks a bit better
 

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Slim 293

Stirling Mortlock (74)
So at the end of the day we have an alternate jersey, which isn't our national colours and isn't substituting light for dark either. Great to see the ARU is up there with Romania in forward thinking.


Christ almighty.................. who really cares if it's white or green?

Maybe we should have a navy alternate jersey like the Socceroos..........
 

Pfitzy

George Gregan (70)
If we were serious about an away jersey, then navy would be good. That way you have a light and a dark colour.

Two light colours is basically a fuck-you to the whole concept.
 
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TOCC

Guest
Well done for running two contradictory arguments in one post.

At one point you seem to be arguing that national colours should be the determining factor. White forms part of the national colours of: Italy, NZ, Samoa, USA, Canada and Scotland, so in all of these cases white is an obvious choice of alternate. The England alternate is red, which is a fairly obvious choice for a nation that has red and white as it's colours, Both France and Namibia are also red which is again fairly obvious for countries with a red white and blue national colour scheme. South Africa have simply reversed thier uniform and gone from green jersey and white shorts to white jersey and green shorts.

That leaves us with Argentina, Japan, Romania and Australia. Whose jerseys aren't reflective of their national colours - which sort of demolishes your first argument. Then you go on to say that Argentina and Japan have gone for darker colours to offset their light jerseys. But Australia already have a light coloured jersey, so it seems an odd argument to make in the context of your post.

So at the end of the day we have an alternate jersey, which isn't our national colours and isn't substituting light for dark either. Great to see the ARU is up there with Romania in forward thinking.

Given your condescending attitude you hardly warrant a reply, so what I will ask, is what colour would you have as the Wallabies alternate jersey?


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Marcelo

Ken Catchpole (46)
So even Uruguay and Romania use the marketing. Both sides wore a white jersey today without having to do it. Uruguay vs Australia (Blue vs Yellow) and Romania vs Ireland (Yellow vs Green)

The answer? Marketing, marketing and more marketing

The ARU must get on board and take advantage of marketing to make money
 

Slim 293

Stirling Mortlock (74)
So even Uruguay and Romania use the marketing. Both sides wore a white jersey today without having to do it. Uruguay vs Australia (Blue vs Yellow) and Romania vs Ireland (Yellow vs Green)

The answer? Marketing, marketing and more marketing

The ARU must get on board and take advantage of marketing to make money



They used the marketing?
 

fatprop

George Gregan (70)
Staff member
If we were serious about an away jersey, then navy would be good. That way you have a light and a dark colour.

Two light colours is basically a fuck-you to the whole concept.

The Match Day Rugby T-Shirt would be a reasonable compromise

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Marcelo

Ken Catchpole (46)
They used the marketing?

Yes, if you make an away jersey but isn't worn by players at least once then the sell will be a completely failure.

Look at the current Wallabies jersey. The jersey had many critics but once was used by the heroes on the field, criticism improved (slightly). So the advert with the players on the field is so important.

I don't like the current Wallabies jersey but when I see Poey doing heroic things and wearing that jersey, I want to buy it.
 
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