By 1823, Gilbert was already supplying balls to Rugby School when William Webb Ellis first picked up and ran with the ball and the game of Rugby Football began.
Gilbert will again be the official and exclusive ball supplier to the IRB Rugby World Cup in 2015. Gilbert balls have been used throughout the last 5 World Cups and continue to be the most consistent rugby ball available.
Gilbert are proud suppliers to the INF (International Netball Federation) and over 20 Netball Federations/Associations and just about every International and Elite tournament around the world.
Gilbert are committed to excellence, constantly striving to improve and provide the world’s best with the finest Rugby and Netball balls, clothing and equipment.