This rugby head guard was made in 2003 and shows the innovative design and construction used in the production of protective sports gear and reflect an increasing understanding of the biomechanics of the body when playing sport.
The wearing of protective equipment to prevent injury when playing and practising sport is increasing. The use of protective equipment is mandatory in many sports such as cricket and baseball and voluntary in sports such as rugby. Protective equipment ranges from headgu...
This headguard is made of black padded vinyl with a velcro strap and black cord. The text 'Madison" is printed white across the forehead.
This model represents the transition from traditional sponge padded cross-top skull caps with tape, tied off under the chin, which were in vogue for more than 30 years to the current style, featuring compression-molded EVA foam with poly-urethane cover and 'hook and loop' fastened chin strap.
There is also packaging for this object which consists of a plastic box with colour printed cardboard label insert featuring photographs and endorsements from various rugby players and product information on the back.