Leeds Rhinos Netball announce OXEN Sports as official kit suppliers

Leeds Rhinos Netball have announced that OXEN Sports will be their official kit suppliers for the club’s first season in the Vitality Netball Superleague season.

OXEN Sports recently entered into a new long-term partnership with eight-time Super League Champions, Leeds Rhinos and following this Leeds Rhinos Netball confirmed the UK-based sports manufacturer will also be the technical kit suppliers for their Superleague and Academy teams.

The initial deal will see OXEN produce the training and leisurewear from the 2021 Superleague season and provide the club with a unique design and production approach bespoke to the Rhinos and the brand’s traditions. There will also be a range that will be available for sale to fans.

OXEN already work with Hull KR in Super League as well as Gloucester Rugby in the Gallagher Premiership, but this will be the first time they have partnered with a Superleague Netball franchise. 

Leeds Rhinos Netball’s Franchise Director, Dan Busfield, said: “We are thrilled that OXEN Sports will be our official kit suppliers for the 2021 season and we are looking forward to working with them on our first ever Superleague kit. 

“To have an organistion like OXEN on board is a big boost for our franchise.  They have a wealth of experience in the sports industry and I know they are passionate about what they do and are excited to be working in Superleague Netball for the first time.”  

Mike Atkin, Head of Operations at Oxen added: “Oxen are proud to be working alongside Leeds Rhinos Netball for their inaugural Superleague season and beyond.  Our portfolio of clubs continues to evolve and a key area of growth for us is within Netball, so we’ve been really excited to be able to work with Dan Busfield and the team to create ranges which the girls will be proud to wear when representing the club. We’re looking forward to seeing the team in their opening game and wish them all the best for the new season.”