Uniroos to chase Gold with Kukri in Chinese Taipei

Long-term partner Kukri has renewed their partnership with Australian University Sport (AUS) and the Australian Uniroos, set to take on the world at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei.

Australian University Sport is proud to announce Kukri has renewed their partnership. Kukri will be the official partner to supply athletes in the Australian Uniroos team with sportswear at the 2017 World University Champs, Summer Universiade and Winter Universiade. This follows on from the successful partnership with Australian University Sport over the past two years.

Don Knapp, Australian University Sport CEO believes Kukri has a strong alignment with core values of AUS and the Uniroos “Kukri continues to demonstrate the Quality of their product is only superseded by its dedication to expert customer service”.

Athletes in the Australian Uniroos team will wear the apparel of Kukri on and off their respective sporting fields to promote the partnership between Australian University Sport and Kukri. The launch of the official uniform to an audience, including the 42 member universities and international delegates, at the 2017 National Conference on the Gold Coast last week.

Director of Kukri, Paul Bayliss says “We are delighted to renew our partnership with Australian University Sport and proud that the elite athletes representing Australia at the 2017 Summer Universiade will be competing in Kukri products.”

“Working together with AUS we have produced an amazing range with unique designs that was very well received at the recent launch during the 2017 National Conference. I believe that Kukri and AUS have a shared culture and values, which is always an ideal match that leads to long term successful partnerships. We look forward to partnering with Don and his team for many years to come” Bayliss went on to say.

Kukri have continued to work with member universities illustrated by the recent announcement that Monash University have engaged them to fit out their teams that will attend this year’s Unigames.

“In the context of a brand refresh it was timely that for the first time in the Monash University's 59-year history that all its representative sporting teams will now have a cohesive look and feel thanks to the work done in partnership with AUS Major Partner Kukri Australia” Director of Team MONASH, Martin Doulton stated.

“Having been impressed with the large uniform range and high quality of clothing supplied by Kukri Australia to kit out the Uniroos. It was a natural fit to extend the international collegiate look and feel across all of the sporting codes that our student-athletes represent Monash University,” Mr Doulton stated.

“It has been a delight to work with such a professional partner organisation to achieve the unique and distinctive result the University desired. We are looking forward to unveiling the new playing uniforms at the University's 2017 Australian University Games team PEP Rally on Sunday 17 September 2017".

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