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WEST KENT 1871 RUGBY SHIRT (PLN)

£120.00

SKU: BB1871_RS_West_pln Categories: ,

Description

The vintage West Kent 1871 rugby shirt is made with a heavyweight slub cotton which gives the shirt a hard wearing yet soft and comfortable retro style finish. This vintage ‘old school’ shirt combines heritage colour dyes with a distressed wash to produce a nicely worn-in look and feel. This classic West Kent 1871 rugby shirt is inspired by the founding members of the RFU.

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WEST KENT F.C.

FOUNDER MEMBER OF THE RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION

West Kent were founded in 1867 by a nucleus of Old Rugbeians.

One of the founders Arthur Guillemard, a Lewisham man had previously played Association football for the famous Wanderers Football Club. He also played rugby football for Richmond Football Club.

West Kent FC played both codes of football at Chislehurst Common, on the same ground as their illustrious counterparts, the West Kent Cricket Club.

The club used the ‘Imperial Arms’ pub at Chislehurst as their headquarters.

At the height of their popularity the West Kent Football Club boasted nearly 100 members. In 1874 the club switched to playing rugby rules only.

West Kent produced two England Rugby Internationals; Joseph Fletcher Green, and the co-founder, Arthur George Guillemard.

West Kent disbanded in 1886

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FEATURES

Heavy duty slub cotton to give it a pre-worn feel

100% cotton

380gsm

Embroidered West Kent logo

Embroidered 1871 detailing on the back of the neck

Reinforced hems

Two rubber button placket

Machine washable

Made in Portugal

DETAILS

WEST KENT F.C.

Founder members of the Rugby Football Union.

Founded in 1867 by a small group of Old Rugbeians, that included Arthur Guillemard who also played Association football for the first winners of the FA Cup, Wanderers Football Club.

They played at Chislehurst Common and used the ‘Imperial Arms’ as their headquarters.

West Kent disbanded in 1886.

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1 review for WEST KENT 1871 RUGBY SHIRT (PLN)

  1. Deni Petrovski

    Great

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