Wests Tigers in X Blades grip

X Blades, the football boot innovators, have taken a stranglehold on the Wests Tigers till 2007 with a further option for another three years till 2010.

Bill Spyros, Managing Director of KOS Sports, who own X Blades said, ?This is the most significant investment our company has made since the early days of sponsoring England and Manchester United star David Beckham,?

?We are the only officially endorsed football boot of the NSWRL and recommended by Australian Sports Medicine Professionals,?

? This sponsorship is certainly a positive step towards our rapid rise in the Australasian market.? Mr Spyros said.

KOS Sports have continuously built on a strong reputation for providing quality sporting equipment to the retail trade.

Wests Tigers Head Coach Tim Sheens said that ?The innovative technology that has been rewarded with an Australian Design Award will provide the Wests Tigers with the absolute latest in boot technology and injury reduction?

Wests Tigers General Manager of Sales and Marketing Steve McGee said, ? This is certainly an exciting opportunity for both the Wests Tigers and KOS Sports to establish a solid long term partnership between two quality products.?

The deal includes X Blades becoming Sleeve Sponsor for the rest of the 2003 season. The partnership will also see X-Blades become the official on-off field supplier of apparel and footwear at the commencement of the 2004 season.


For further information, please contact: Anthony Peridis, Media Officer, Wests Tigers Ph: 02 8741 3300 or 0411 097 914 [email protected]