Top 5 Rugby Balls

There is something special about rugby balls. The way they spin out of your hands as they take flight is as satisfying to do as it to watch. The oval shaped ball is iconic to the sport. A rugby ball needs to feel as good in your hands as it does to kick between the posts. It needs to be hard wearing, easy to grip even when the rain comes down, accurate and comfortable in the hand.

Here we’ve highlighted five of the best balls available at They are here for different reasons; some are excellent value for money, some feature new technologies and one is simply the best match ball you’ll find online. Check out our Top 5 Rugby Balls below.


Barbarian 2.0 Match Rugby Ball

Gilbert Revolution X Match Ball
  • A very popular match ball for Senior, Club & School level
  • High grade rubber surface with excellent grip
  • Meets World Rugby Specifications
  • 'air-loc' bladder keeps the ball inflated through all match conditions
  • Ellipse TruflightTM Valve ensures stability and accuracy
  • Price: £57.99


G-TR 4000 Training Ball

Gilbert G-TR 4000 Training Ball
  • Perfect for training at club, school, juniors & minis level rugby
  • Hand-stitched and extremely durable
  • TRI grip pattern is durable & grippy
  • Size 3, 4 and 5
  • Three colours available: black, red and fluro
  • Price: £16.99 - £18.99


Rebounder Training Rugby Ball

Canterbury Thrillseeker Rugby Training Ball
  • Practice passing skills solo
  • same weight as a match ball
  • Pass against a wall and the Rebounder bounces back
  • Price: £19.99


Scotland Replica Rugby Ball

adidas Torpedo X-Ebition Training Ball
  • High quality training ball in Scotland colours
  • Hand-stitched
  • Synthetic latex bladder
  • Size 5 (size mini & midi also available)
  • Price: £28.99