All Blacks dress up in all black
The world number ones donned their new Adidas 'Blackout boots' on Saturday against Argentina.
JOHANNESBURG - The All Blacks have truly have rocked the Rugby World Cup by going all black.
The world number ones donned their new Adidas 'Blackout boots' on Saturday against Argentina, which is in line with their #ForceofBlack campaign.
The New Zeland Herald reports that the Senior Director at Adidas Rugby, Simon Cartwright said, "We believe, as an evolution of 'the blackest ever' All Blacks jersey launched in November, Blackout boots make a strong and powerful statement, just like the All Blacks do every time they hit the field."
Of the move, All Black Captain Richie McCaw said, "After being part of the development process, you have more confidence knowing what you wear is going to help you perform on field."
The All Blacks have had a successful start to their campaign after their defeated the Pumas 26-16 on Sunday in their first game of the tournament.
Meanwhile, Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has continued to apologise to the nation after South Africa lost to Japan on Saturday.
He says the Springboks now have to make vast improvements in their level of play ahead of their next match against Samoa on Saturday.
The defeat has left the Boks searching for answers, and many fans have demanded changes in the lineup.
With the exchange rate at about R21 to the pound, things are not cheap for South Africans who made the trip just to watch the Springboks lose to Japan.
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