Francois Hougaard joins Puma

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There have been a number of international players switching to Puma boots in the past 12 months and now there is another one to add to the list. Bulls scrum half Francois Hougaard was wearing Nike Mercurial Vapors earlier on in the Super XV season however has now changed to the new Puma evoSpeed 1 boots.

The evoSpeed 1 boots have been created from a soft and ultrathin microfiber material, the Evospeed 1 is one of the lightest boots on the market. Designed to meet a criteria of “light, flex and fit”, this is the footwear worn by Puma athletes such as Hougaard who deal in speed.

Hougaard is most familiar in the number 9 shirt however has been used on the wing for both club and country to utilise the rapid pace that he has.

Puma evoSpeed 1 Boots at Lovell Rugby as worn by Francois Hougaard

The anatomically engineered one-piece outsole ensures stability and support, utilising high-tech materials to maximise flexibility and minimise weight. In addition the evoSPEED 1 also features an external heel counter for extra support whilst the new Puma evoAptoLast provides a snug and comfortable fit across the foot.

Puma evoSpeed 1 Boots at Lovell Rugby as worn by Francois Hougaard

His first game in his new boots was for his side the Bulls in their 14-19 loss against the Stormers.

Click here to buy the Puma evoSpeed 1 FG Boots White/Limoges/Ribbon Red.

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2 Responses to Francois Hougaard joins Puma

  1. Kurt says:

    Hi id like to purchase the 6 stud in it how do i go about getting a pair ?

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