OVER 20 Years and Beyond!
WHAT A LONG, WONDERFUL RUGBY TRIP IT HAS BEEN.
Some of you knew us from the VERY early days. It was a huuuuge black duffel and we had our first 5-6 designs in it. And after a tour of the US in the summer of 1996, we knew we had some new rugby hits.
We evolved into a key player in the rugby market and we are proud of what we have brought to the pitch. We reminisce fondly back to the days when Galileo, our beloved 'mascot/best friend', roamed the fields at rugby tourneys allover the country, with college teams calling for her to come over and share the rugby love. RIP, Gal.
The sidelines have squealed, the muddy pitches have been crossed, the last second jersey orders have shown up and we have loved our customers.
AND NOW WE MOVE ONWARD TO THE NEXT SCORE- MORE FUN IN RUGBY SUPPLY AND AN ONGOING COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENT SERVICE.
If we are 'new' to you, we are pleased you have found us. IF you are a long time member of our rugby family, we welcome you with a rugby hug. Tell US what we can do for YOU.
And check out some AMAZING PLACES where we ended up the last few years!
PIC WE LOVE FROM CAN AM - CIRCA 2004
Some customer testimonials, to let you know how we roll…
“Thanks again. You guys are really nice to work with and you were all very patient with me in getting the orders and money from the girls! I appreciate your hard work and generosity!” Have a great day, Britta Univ of Kansas Jayhawks WRFC
“I needed new posts for my team and BALL’S OUT! Rugby delivered. They made me feel like I was their only customer as they pressured their suppliers to make sure I got my posts as soon as possible.” Sam President College of Charleston Men’s RFC
Thanks to all you at “BALL’S OUT!”… you’ve been great to work with… Have a great summer… Bob S. UO Rugby Coach
Think that your company is the best around. Has not gotten too big that you forget why we are all here, for the love of the game and the companionship of our teammates. Jenn H. Bloomsburg Women’s Rugby Club
20 YEARS!! GOING BEYOND. AHEAD OF THE GAME, IN AN OLD-SCHOOL WAY...
It began innocently enough, ’95ish. Some sideline sales of t-shirts led to smiles, conversations, and the hint of a fun hobby. And our founder, a flanker/flyhalf combo, managed to fund a trip to Europe with the cash.
First time across the pond… a big deal. So a few classic shirts- namely CARPE RUGGUM and NO COMPARISON – led to a tiny bit of a small paper stack; these were college years, after all.
Too much fun on a sideline, then the hobby morphed into a mail order- yes, mail order!- business, operated out of one room, then two rooms, then a basement office.
We moved. We shook. We vended everywhere, everything. And we trained, played, coached, sprinted, and lugged, too.
BallsOutRugby pioneered sublimated rugby jerseys in the US in 1999 and never looked back. Wavy hoops led to zebra stripes and beyond. We opened the Southeast's first rugby shop just north of Atlanta and moved it to Alpharetta in 2015.
And on we went- 20 glorious years later, we THANK YOU!