Bolton Rugby Club sells shirts for Italian side targeted by mafia

A Bolton rugby team have revealed new shirts to honor an Italian rugby team who recently visited them while being hunted by the mafia.

The Briganti rugby team from Italy had a fun four days with Bolton Rugby Club, meeting the Sale Shark team and enjoying a trip to Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

The young people of Sicily saw their bus attacked in the harsh town of Limbrino, where organized crime is rampant.

Bolton Rugby Club commemorated the visit in August with new T-shirts.

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A club spokesperson said: “Now you can get your hands on one of our exclusive commemorative shirts! Designed specifically for Bolton and @RugbyIBriganti for the players who played the games during Briganti’s visit to Bolton as they received a lot of attention.

“The shirts are available to order until September 11 and we will release them in mid-October.

“Why not add a commemorative yearbook for the 150th? This is a comprehensive history of Bolton Rugby Club, including a foreword by Eddie Jones and Bill Beaumont and filled with photos and articles from former glories.

To order, email [email protected] with a name, address and shirt size (SB – 4XL) and a payment link will be sent to you.

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