Rugby Boot Spotting – Super 15, Opening Round
Wellington Hurricanes and New Zealand
The All Blacks powerhouse centre debuted his New Adidas Speed Rugby boots on Friday night. The new Boots are the lightest Rugby specific Boots ever made. Unfortunately Nonu was sent off in the game for two yellow cards. The second being a massive late shoulder charge on fellow All Black Jimmy Cowan.
Matt Giteau- ACT Brumbies and Australia
The Wallabies Fly Half/Centre Was back to his best after a Disapointing 2011 Season. He lost his place in the Australia team and his usual Brillaint goalkicking struggled. Will be looking for a big Super 15 season too get back into the World cup starting line up. Giteau Has signed for Toulon after the world cup for 18 Months.
Morne Steyn- Blue Bulls and South Africa
The Bulls lethal Goalkicker scored 14 points against the much improved Lions on Saturday. Steyn has been the leading point scorer two years Running in Super Rugby.
Ali Williams- Auckland Blues and New Zealand
The All Black Second Row will be looking to play as much Rugby as possible to prove to Graham Henry he is fit, after nearly 2 years out injured. Interestingly Williams has opted for the Adidas R15 Instead of the Adidas Adipure Flanker Boots. Williams in addition played 4 Matches in The English championship for Nottingham in January to boost his Fitness.
Aaron Cruden- Wellington Hurricanes and New Zealand
The Young All Black will be looking for a big Super Rugby season, to lay his claim to Be Dan Carters Understudy for the World Cup. Kicked 3 Penalties in the New Predator RX Black/Green Colourway, which looks a great Alternate to the Black/Electricity.
James O’Connor- Western Force and Australia
The Young Utility back scored all of the Forces points against The Reds Yesterday. Played Fly half even though he features Wing/Full back for the Wallabies. His New Orange Puma V.10 Boots looked fantastic on pitch.