1st August 2017, 10:58 | englandrl
England Rugby League are pleased to announce a new partnership with OPRO, the world’s most technically advanced mouth guard brand and leading pioneer in oral protection.
As part of a five-year agreement, OPRO will become the ‘Official Mouth Guard of England Rugby League’ providing mouthguards to representatives from the Youth (Under-16), Academy (Under-18), Universities, Women and Men’s squad. Kingstone Press Championship and League 1 teams will also be able to purchase OPRO’s mouthguards at a significantly discounted price as part of the agreement.
With over 20 years’ experience, OPRO are dedicated to bringing cutting-edge technology, innovation and safety to all athletes, at all levels of sport including the Great Britain Hockey and Taekwondo team as well as seven Betfred Super League teams. In 2007, the company was given the Queen’s Award for Innovation in recognition of its ground-breaking work in the field of oral protection.
Rugby Football League Rugby Director, Kevin Sinfield, said: “The best players in the country deserve the best protection and OPRO are leaders in this field.
“From our youngest representatives to England captain, Sean O’Loughlin, everyone will be professionally fitted and supplied with an OPRO mouthguard to enhance their safety when taking to the field for England Rugby League.”
OPRO Managing Director, David Allen, added: "At OPRO we pride ourselves in partnering with only the best sporting organisations in the world and England Rugby League certainly fits that criteria. From the top of the professional league to the exceptional grassroots programme, we are delighted to be able to provide our world-class product to athletes at all levels.”