What brand of ball do YOU use?

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by USA_Rugby, Mar 22, 2005.

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What kind of ball do you use?

  1. Gilbert

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  2. Summit

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  3. Adidas

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  4. Mitre

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  5. Other

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  1. USA_Rugby

    USA_Rugby Guest

    I have a nice Summit ball I picked up when visiting Australia. It gets the job done, and I like it!
     
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  3. ninjapirate

    ninjapirate Guest

    yay gilbert
     
  4. woodie

    woodie Guest

    Never even laid hands on an Adidas or Summit ball. Gilbert's do just fine. Use Ram and Webb Ellis here and there as well.
     
  5. summit is nice
     
  6. USA_Rugby

    USA_Rugby Guest

    I'm hoping to get a Gilbert Revolution Match ball from WorldRugbyShop for my b-day coming up in 5 months...
     
  7. I've seen alot of gilbert, own a barbarian ball, and practice with mitre at school.
     
  8. sanzar

    sanzar Guest

    Just curious USA_Rugby, when did you decide to start following the wallabies?
     
  9. theres nothing wrong with a gilbert ball. thats why i like them...

    ...but there is nothing better than playing with a free rugby ball (like a crappy petrol station give away one, or to the like) and playing backyard rugby, nothing better [​IMG]
     
  10. cavan

    cavan Guest

    Gilbert for matches, Summit for training.
     
  11. Gilbert all the time, although I have come to quite like those Mitre balls Italy use. I find I often kick them better than I usually do with Gilbert balls, and they are nice to run with. Don't have the same bounce as a Gilbert ball though.
     
  12. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Gilbert.
     
  13. USA_Rugby

    USA_Rugby Guest

    What exactly do you mean, sanzar? (I'm not clear on what you mean by 'following')I just like the Wallabies, that's all. The only reason I have 'USA' in my name is that I'm American. [​IMG]
     
  14. im american, i started following the wallabies when i was in oz during rwc 2003
     
  15. raziel_eire

    raziel_eire Guest

    the Heineken Cup ball... Webb Ellis... decent kicking distance with it, no real complaints
     
  16. kinkon89

    kinkon89 Guest

    theres no steden up there!

    ow well i like the gilbert
     
  17. el_tk

    el_tk Guest

    Gilbert all the way, Summit is also acceptable, those Webb Ellis ones are weird though.
     
  18. The Kooga yellow and black ball.

    DOn't really like the shape,it's too rounded at the corners, but apart from that does the job.
     
  19. mark_shaw

    mark_shaw Guest

    gilbert ball always , if its good enough for interantion fixtures its good enough for us,
     
  20. FitzOH

    FitzOH Guest

    I've just got a cheap canterbury of nz practice ball
     
  21. MCab

    MCab Guest

    I've been looking at gilbert balls, but I'm wondering if it's worth it buying the match grade balls as opposed to the practice balls. The big difference for me is kicking, I want a light ball that won't tear up my knee.

    (edited b/c this isn't Jeopardy) So, in other words, is there big diff b/n Gilbert's match grade and practice balls?

    Peace,

    MCab
     
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