Dan Norton debuts the new Mizuno Morelia Neo at the London Sevens

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In the mix of all of the high profile games over the past weekend, it was a boot that caught the eye in the Lovell Rugby office. The stunning new Mizuno Morelia Neo was given its first run out on pitch by a host of players at the London Rugby Sevens and during the Aviva Premiership Semi-Finals.

The Morelia Neo is Mizuno’s lightest leather boot ever making it ideal for players looking to cover serious ground during the game. Englands Norton has been wearing Mizuno boots for some time now and the new boots is ideally suited for him. London was the final leg on the HSBC Sevens World Series and it gave the flyer the opportunity to add to his impressive try scoring statistics for the season. Norton was top try scorer for the weekend finishing with a total of 10 tries, 3 ahead of Kenya’s Willy Ambaka. This took his total for the season to 52 and meant that he was crowned both Top Try Scorer and Top Points Scorer for the series.

The upper is made from the finest kangaroo leather which provides a quilted, luxurious feel whilst the stitch lines help to offer a secure fit. To improve the comfort of the boot, Mizuno have included padding on the tongue.

Mizuno Morelia Neo coming in to stock at Lovell Rugby

The graded Pebax sole plate is designed to offer enhanced flexibility and durability. It it also extremely light so brings the overall weight of the boot down. The multi-stud pattern allows for excellent foot holdingĀ and comfort. There are 13 moulded studs on the FG boot which help to reduce foot pressure.

Mizuno Morelia Neo coming in to stock at Lovell Rugby

There were a number of other top players wearing the boots over the weekend including Harlequins trio Maurie Fa’asavalu, James Johnston and Tom Williams. Christian Day and George Pisi of Northampton Saints also gave their new boots a run out.

The Autumn Glory/White/Diva Mizuno Morelia Neo boots will be available to order from Lovell Rugby in June 2013.


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7 Responses to Dan Norton debuts the new Mizuno Morelia Neo at the London Sevens

  1. Neil Sutherland says:

    Will you be getting any of the mizuno morelia neos boots in stock?

  2. Tim down says:

    In the Uk we tend not to have too many pitches that require FG sole plates with exception of hard winter grounds or Spring / Summer seasons. Therefore if I can detect from the supplied photo will Mizuno be promoting an SG sole plate…….. Please?

    • Jack says:

      Hi Tim
      Initially we will be getting the FG boot in. Currently waiting to find out if the SG will be made available for retail.
      Lovell Rugby

  3. Kieran davies says:

    will there be any Sg because i would be interested in them?

  4. Kieran davies says:

    ???????????????????????????????????????????????will there ber any SG boots?

  5. bill says:

    god damn those are hideous. why would you want to look like a soccer player

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