With the brand growing in popularity in the UK, so is the number of high profile players wearing their boots. We informed you a few weeks ago on the addition of Gavin Henson to the X Blades roster of players and it seems that they may now have Gloucester and England number 8 Ben Morgan on board.
During a recent England training session, the former Llanelli Scarlet was spotted wearing a pair of the Legend Elite FG Rugby Boots. The boots are a popular choice amongst rugby league players in both the southern and northern hemispheres and are now being worn in the opposite code. Worcester Warriors Josh Matavesi has worn the boots this season whilst Wasps and England back row forward James Haskell has tested them out in training.
Created from a soft K leather upper, the Legend Elite effortlessly fuses support and stability with comfort and fit across the whole foot. A traditional central lacing system, incorporating a fold-over tongue, further enhances the overall fit whilst the cushioned heel allows them to be broken in easily.
Designed to make light work of natural firm surfaces, the boot employs strategically positioned moulded blades across the forefoot and heel. The elite bionic sole system is made from lightweight TPU with the blades graduated so as to reduce posterior lower limb muscle strain. A subtle feature which can make all the difference in your game.
Not missing the opportunity to miss out on any further innovations, the Legend Elite includes a Speed Ortholite Innersole which absorbs pressure during acceleration while offering excellent shape retention. This is complemented by the compressed and sealed EVA which has been injected between the outsole and inner board, providing cushioning and shock absorption on the heel strike.
Although Morgan is a sponsored by Kooga, this season he has been wearing a pair of Nike Tiempo Natural SG Boots which he has blacked out to hide the branding. We are not sure whether he has made the switch to X Blades or was simply testing a pair out so will have to wait and see what he turns out in when England take on Fiji a week Saturday.