Protecting your head is essential in rugby so a well-fitted head guard should be top of the equipment list for any forward player. Above all else, head guards are designed to be practical and functional for everyday use on the rugby field.
In addition to protection, signs of an effective head guard include optimum ventilation and adjustable chin straps to ensure an enhanced fit. Their purpose is to stay in place no matter what you subject them to during training or match conditions.
Canterbury, Optimum, Puma, Adidas, Kooga and Samurai have all developed their own head guards each creating models which use lightweight materials to enhance comfort without compromising protection. Canterbury’s Ventilator head guard offers a unique padding configuration designed to mould to the contours of your head whilst the Optimum Blitz extreme head guard features specially designed ear apertures to enable better hearing during play.
The Lovell Rugby collection of head guards is perfect for when you have to literally put your head on the line.