Built for strength and comfort, the Wales WRU 2016/17 Alternate Players Rugby Shorts are given a gold touch for the first time in their history.Made by Under Armour from polyester and elastane for a fitted fit, the lightweight design sees ultra-durable HeatGear fabric leave you feeling cool and dry while stretch panels between the legs and down the sides allow for flexible movement. For a truly professional feel, the shorts are designed to sit close and high up the thighs so there's no loose material for opponents to grab hold of. Such is the attention to detail that a smooth flatlock seam construction also ensures chafe-free motion so no annoying irritations and enhanced comfort from your favourite Wales rugby shorts. For added professional performance, a rubber grip wraps around the waist while a pattern also features on the back of the legs.Presented with a solid show of anthracite through the shorts, it's the gold and 'Oxblood' details which are the main focus. With the gold inspired by the highly prized rarity once found in Welsh mines, the 'Oxblood' follows an ancient superstition that the blood of a strong animal would bring strength and was previously used in Welsh structures."