Protective equestrian wear brand Airowear is entering the rugby apparel sector with a new collection of protective apparel.

The collection features handmade head and body wear which has been designed with help from key rugby professionals and been given the approval of the International Rugby Board.

The range's pieces - which come in both off-the-peg and made-to-measure sizes - contain Coolmax Lycra, which is designed to protect the body from moisture.