Scotland Rugby GiftRugby Ball Light by Globall
Designing the perfect Scotland Rugby Gift
The Rugby Ball Light is an exclusive rugby ball shaped lamp for an office, den or bedroom. An attractive gift for the rugby fan in your life. The light can be used anywhere inside; while reading or working, as a night light or a decorative highlight whether on or off.
It is a replica of the Gilbert Rugby Ball used by international rugby players. The 4-piece construction duplicates the structure of a size five rugby ball and reflects the ellipse trim colours and team logo.
The Scotland Rugby Ball Light is an official licensed product of the SRU & Gilbert Rugby.
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The Thistle is the Scottish national flower, and also the symbol of the Scotland national rugby union team. According to legend, the ‘Guardian Thistle’ played its part in defence of Scotland against a night attack by Norwegian Vikings, one of whom let out a yell of pain when he stepped barefoot on a thistle, alerting the Scottish defenders.
The Scottish rugby first played in 1871 when they beat England in the first international rugby union match at Raeburn Place. Scotland competed in the Five Nations from the inaugural tournament in 1883, winning it 22 times, including 8 joint titles. They retain the Five Nations title having won the last ever championship in 1999. In 2000 the competition accepted a sixth competitor, Italy, forming the Six Nations. Since this change, Scotland has yet to win the competition. Their best Rugby World Cup finish came in 1991, where they lost to the All Blacks in the third-place play-off.
Scotland has an intense rivalry with the English national team. They compete annually for the Calcutta Cup. Each year, this fixture is played as part of the Six Nations, with Scotland having won the cup in 2018.
Scotland’s women have appeared in five World Cups since their debut in 1994. From 1993-2020 they have played 174 internationals winning 41% of matches.
How we manufacture the perfect Scotland Rugby Gift
Creating curved products is always a challenge, but for the Rugby Ball Light, it was vital to duplicate the size and shape of a professional ball in the final manufactured light. It was essential to maintain a premium feel to reflect the quality of the product and the pedigree of the brands it represents
Designed to be uncomplicated, the components of the Rugby Ball Light are easy for the factory to assemble, lightweight, stable and straight forward to use. The light is a bespoke design (not just logos stuck on to an existing product) that creates an ambient light suitable for both office and home. It adheres to EU safety standards and uses the latest low energy bulbs, ensuring hours of low-cost, low-emissions use.
How We Manufacture The Rugby Ball Light
Creating curved products is always a challenge but for the Rugby Ball Light, it was vital to duplicate the size and shape of a professional ball in the final manufactured light. It was important to maintain a premium feel to reflect the quality of the product and the pedigree of the brands it represents.
Designed to be simple, the components of the Rugby Ball Light are easy for the factory to assemble, lightweight, stable and straight forward to use. The light is a bespoke design (not just logos stuck on to an existing product) that creates an ambient light suitable for both office and home. It adheres to EU safety standards and uses the latest low energy bulbs, ensuring hours of low-cost, low-emissions use.
A friend recommended this as an ideal gift for my Rugby mad son, and when it arrived, we were really pleased with the quality of the product and how quickly it arrived.
Where to use your perfect Scotland Rugby Gift
Since time began, humans have craved their own space – a place to call their own. A room in which to relax, hide away from the world and ponder on the crucial questions.
Early man’s safe spaces were actual ‘caves’. Nowadays, we are all searching for the ultimate escape, an excellent excuse to create our personalised den.
If you’re a rugby fan, then a rugby themed space (or cave) can be the ultimate sporting escape: a place to unwind and embrace your inner sports fan. It’s also the perfect excuse to add ‘Scotland Rugby Gifts’ to your wish list so that you can decorate your den with the most exciting rugby memorabilia, gifts and gizmos around.
Scotland Rugby Gift lights up your home
The Rugby Ball Light is the perfect way to light up any man cave, or she-shed. Its iconic design will make it the focus of any den and is the ultimate gift idea for rugby fans, young or old. A replica of the Gilbert Rugby ball used by rugby players the world over, the lamp is available in Scotland colours with Welsh, English, South African and Australian. It has been designed specifically as the ultimate Scotland rugby gift and is guaranteed to put a massive smile on the face of any rugby fan all year round.
Whether you use your Rugby Ball Light to add a warm glow to your den while watching the big game with your mates, use it as a desk light for reading match reports, or put it in pride of place a focal point, the Rugby Ball Light is the perfect gift for any fan who feels passionately about the sport.
Rugby Ball Light by Globall
- The perfect Scotland Rugby gift
- Official SRU & Gilbert Rugby licensed product
- Replica of the Gilbert ball used by elite rugby players
- CE approved
- Usable as desk, bedside lamp or night light
- Supplied with 12w LED Energy efficient lightbulb
- FREE standard delivery within the UK
- FREE UK express delivery on orders of two or more lamps
Steve Hicks The Designer Talks About The Perfect Scotland Rugby Gift
ED: Do you play rugby?
ED: Where did the idea for Rugby Ball Light come from?
ED: You're an event and exhibition designer. How have you found the process of designing and developing a consumer product?
ED: Who helped you develop the Scotland Rugby Gift?
We worked hard on the precise tooling required to create the radius edge between the sections. I insisted that this feature was vital to give the Light an authentic appearance. The factory and UK agent have been great too; streamlining the design for mass production and in ensuring the Light is compliant with all the legislation. Gilbert and the RFU have been a great help unlocking the world of brand licensing. The RFU light is official licensed merchandise of both brands.
ED: What plans do you have for the future?
ED: What other teams would you like to add to the range?
ED: Have you enjoyed the process?
The Perfect Scotland Rugby Gift – Rugby Ball Light