BLK Sport UK | Blog

23/01/2019
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El Paso Locomotive FC sign deal with BLK!

El Paso Locomotive FC sign deal with BLK! RU Active proudly announce today that they are the official jersey manufacturer for the historic 2019 inaugural season of El Paso Locomotive FC.  They will be displaying the BLK brand for which RU Active are the USA licensee. Richard Upshall, Executive Chairman of RU Active, the USA, Caribbean and UK BLK license holder stated; “Having been in business in the great state of Texas for 25 years, it is immensely satisfying to be the trusted kit provider for this inaugural season for El Paso Locomotive FC, thank you... Read More

07/01/2019
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BLK ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH US PREMIERSHIP

BLK ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH US PREMIERSHIP BLK, a global sportswear brand, has announced today a new multi-year Official Uniform partnership deal with the US Premiership. The US Premiership was formed by Jimmy Camacho, who has over 25 years’ experience in football. He was voted Golden Boot Award winner for many leagues in Florida. His vision was that the US has too much untapped football talent and creating a National League with teams all over America, will allow for better football opportunities and growth. The new partnership with the USPL,... Read More

21/11/2018

BLK announce two year partnership with Whitehaven Rugby League Club!

BLK  announce today a new two-year apparel partnership deal with Betfred League 1 team Whitehaven Rugby League Club. The new partnership with Whitehaven, will see BLK supply a full apparel range, using the latest in fabric technology, to all teams and coaches. Richard Upshall, Chairman of RU Active, the UK, USA, Caribbean and GCC licensee for BLK stated, “BLK is born out of Rugby and it is a fantastic association we now embark upon with a club as such standing as Whitehaven, so thank you for the opportunity.” Andrew Canavan, Director... Read More

11/09/2018
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Tommy Langford Meets Richard Upshall!

Tommy Langford Meets Richard Upshall! Tommy Langford met up with Richard Upshall, BLK UK Executive Chairman and Jaymi Hensley, member of pop group Union J, after his fight on Saturday night in Birmingham.  It is one of the best boxing matches we have seen and you showed your courage, calibre and great technical ability as a boxer.  We are very proud to be one of your sponsors!  #Tommy #BeyondLimitsKnown #Boxing @Tommy_Langford1 @RichardUpshall @JaymiUJWorld

06/07/2018

BLK ANNOUNCES 3 YEAR APPAREL PARTNERSHIP WITH BRITISH DODGEBALL

BLK ANNOUNCES 3 YEAR APPAREL PARTNERSHIP WITH BRITISH DODGEBALL 06/07/2018, Stockton-on-Tees North East based BLK is pleased to announce a new three year apparel partnership deal with British Dodgeball. The partnership will see BLK design and supply British Dodgeball with a full apparel range using the latest in fabric technology including playing jerseys and training wear. Dodgeball arrived as a sport in the UK just over 10 years ago with only a handful of teams playing the game on a regular basis. Currently British Dodgeball has 97 member clubs, manages... Read More

05/07/2018

BLK Support The ATLAS Foundation!

BLK Support The ATLAS Foundation! BLK are very proud to be supporting the fantastic work completed by The Atlas Foundation providing Rugby items and apparel to underprivileged children in India.  For more information on their invaluable work visit www.theatlasfoundation.org.uk.

27/06/2018
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BLK Announce Deal With Local Team Darlington Mowden Park

BLK are delighted to announce a new deal with Darlington Mowden Park RFC to provide their on and off field playing and training kit to the club. Darlington Mowden Park have agreed a 3 year partnership with the Stockton-on-Tees based company, which will cover each of their 26 teams, ranging from the minis and juniors all the way through to the 1st XVs. The agreement will also allow DMP Community Partners including local schools and clubs to benefit from the partnership. Nick Saint, Commercial & Partnerships Manager at Mowden Park... Read More

19/06/2018
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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BLK HURRICANES IN THE SUPER SEVENS SERIES!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BLK HURRICANES IN THE SUPER SEVENS SERIES! The BLK Hurricanes, in association with The Rugby Agents have proved themselves to be worthy opponents in their first year on the Super Sevens Series Circuit.   All of us at BLK, are very proud to be associated with the team! Jonny Stiles, Director of The Rugby Agents, said the following of the team’s performance “2 quarter finals and a final in our first ever Super 7s Series is incredible, credit to everyone involved. We never imagined this would happen in... Read More