Webb Ellis (sportswear)

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Webb Ellis Ltd.
IndustrySports equipment
Founded2003; 18 years ago (2003) [1]
FounderRod and Lawrence Webb [1]
Area served
Key people
Lawrence Webb, CEO[3]
ProductsSportswear, footwear, balls, accessories

Webb Ellis Limited is a British manufacturing company based in London. The company, focused on rugby union, manufactures a wide range of sports equipment, including sportswear, boots, balls and accessories.[1]

In the last years, Webb Ellis expanded its direction entering to the market of school uniforms.[4]


Rugby union ball by Webb Ellis

The company was founded in January 2003 by Rod and Lawrence Webb, as a manufacturer of products for the practise of rugby union that included team uniforms, boots and balls.[1]

The first important contract for Webb Ellis came the same year of its foundation, when the company signed a deal with European Professional Club Rugby to supply official balls for the European Champions Cup (then "Heineken Cup"). Three years later, the Welsh Rugby Union chose the Webb Ellis balls for its national team home internationals. During the following years, Webb Ellis expanded its business area adding distributors in Ireland, France, USA, Canada, Argentina, Uruguay, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.[1]


Clubs and associations that have/had deals with Webb Ellis include:






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