The Barbarians Football Club and Kooga Rugby Ltd have announced a major deal which sees Kooga become the Official World Wide Licensee for the Barbarians Anthony Egan, Kooga Sales Director, has hailed the announcement as a significant milestone for Kooga Rugby.

He said: ‘’This is an outstanding agreement for Kooga and we’re extremely excited about working with the Barbarians who are an iconic and widely recognisable name within the world of rugby. It’s a sign that Kooga are firmly established as an important brand within the rugby market. The Barbarians are a great addition to our portfolio of clubs alongside Leicester Tigers and the Scarlets."

Since the Barbarians inception in 1890, the invitation team has represented all things great and good about the game of rugby: flair, courage, spirit, passion and sportsmanship. The Barbarians' roll of honour boasts some of the most iconic figures in the history of rugby, names like Gareth Edwards, Phil Bennett, David Campese and Jonah Lomu. More recently the likes of Matt Giteau, Richie McCaw, Bryan Habana and Victor Matfied have excelled in the Baa Baas shirt.

The Barbarians will wear the Kooga shirt for the first time against South Africa at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Saturday,November 5. The clubs links with South Africa date back to 1952 and the Barbarians are aiming for a third successive victory against the Springboks after wins in 2007 and 2010.

The Barbarians player and replica shirts will be available from October 1 from The Barbarians website and all specialist rugby retailers.


For more information about Kooga contact Anthony Egan on info@kooga-rugby.net

For more information about The Barbarians contact Simon Mills on 07702 661214 or simonmillspr@gmail.com


There is a global sport with a different ball and a very different set of values and that sport is rugby. The game is tough, played with no holds barred. The players share a mutual respect for each other and for the game and they command the affection of their fans and outsiders alike. Yes, rugby is indeed a different ball game and Kooga is a different brand.

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