Castleford Tigers have announced a new long-term partnership with UK-based sports brand OXEN as the club’s technical kit supplier.
The seven-year partnership will run until 2028 and will see OXEN produce all of the Tigers’ playing, training, and leisurewear from the 2022 season onward. The new deal will also see OXEN work closely with all areas of the club including the Castleford Tigers Foundation.
OXEN have existing kit partnerships with England Rugby League, fellow Super League clubs Hull KR and Leeds Rhinos, as well as Gallagher Premiership side Gloucester Rugby, and OXEN now add Castleford Tigers to their portfolio of impressive kit partnerships.
As part of Elite Pro Sports Group, OXEN proudly boast over 30 years of experience working in the sports industry with a distinct knowledge of rugby league, demonstrated by their impressive track record amongst their other kit partnerships.
Speaking about the news, Lee Jenkinson, CEO of Elite Pro Sports said: “We are delighted to be adding Castleford Tigers to the OXEN family for the next seven years. Having worked closely with the club over the past few years through the Elite Pro Sports partnership, we are proud to now see OXEN sit proudly on the Castleford Tigers ranges.
“We can’t wait to get going in 2022 and with the exciting arrival of some fantastic new signings along with Lee Radford coming in as Head Coach, it’s a brilliant time to launch the partnership!
“We have worked closely with the club over the past 12 months to put together some great ranges for 2022 and these will launch in the coming weeks.”
Managing Director of Castleford Tigers Mark Grattan commented on OXEN’s partnership with the Club saying: “Castleford Tigers has had a fantastic, long-standing partnership with Elite Pro Sports Group that has seen the Club’s retail offering and turnover grow considerably since 2013.
“We are delighted to see the OXEN brand on our retail ranges and we are confident our partnership with Elite Pro Sports will see them take the Castleford Tigers retail offering to the next level.”