• Multi-matrix, closed-cell foam pattern.
  • Air vent sections provide ventilation.
  • Performance & Fit: 5*. Breathability: 5*.
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Gilbert ® Ignite Rugby Headguard, combining the best features of the Xact and the Virtuo headguards, the new Ignite is the ultimate best fitting option available.


  • Multi-matrix, closed-cell foam pattern provides 3-dimentional fit with outstanding flexibility; designed to mould to the shape of the head.
  • Air vent sections provide ventilation combined with hollowed out ear areas for improved player communication.
  • Stretch lace system and padded chinstrap provide great fit and comfort.
  • Two way moisture management mesh system wicks sweat away from the head.
  • Performance & Fit: 5*.
  • Breathability: 5*.
Item Code Size Colour Price Price ex. VAT Unit
IT067239 S/Boys Red £19.99 * £19.99 Each
IT067240 M/Boys Red £19.99 * £19.99 Each
IT067241 L/Boys Red £19.99 * £19.99 Each
IT067242 Small Red £23.99 £19.99 Each
IT067243 Medium Red £23.99 £19.99 Each
IT067244 Large Red £23.99 £19.99 Each
IT067245 X/Large Red £23.99 £19.99 Each
IT067247 S/Boys Black £19.99 * £19.99 Each
IT067248 M/Boys Black £19.99 * £19.99 Each
IT067249 L/Boys Black £19.99 * £19.99 Each
IT067250 Small Black £23.99 £19.99 Each
IT067251 Medium Black £23.99 £19.99 Each
IT067252 Large Black £23.99 £19.99 Each
IT067253 X/Large Black £23.99 £19.99 Each
IT078004 S/Boys Fizz Green £19.99 * £19.99 Each
IT078005 M/Boys Fizz Green £19.99 * £19.99 Each
IT078006 L/Boys Fizz Green £19.99 * £19.99 Each
IT078007 Small Fizz Green £19.99 £19.99 Each
IT078008 Medium Fizz Green £23.99 £19.99 Each
IT078009 Large Fizz Green £23.99 £19.99 Each
IT078010 X/Large Fizz Green £23.99 £19.99 Each

To find the size of headguard you need please measure around your head just above the ears and refer to the size guides below.

Gilbert Rugby Headguards

  S/Boys M/Boys L/Boys Small Medium Large X/Large
Size (cm) 51 52.5 54 55 57 58.5 60
Size (inches) 20 21 21.5 22 22.5 23 24


Customer Reviews for Gilbert Ignite Rugby Headguard

  • 5 out of 5 Gilbert Ignite Rugby Headguard

    Newitts Verified Purchase (19 Oct 2016)

    Both of my children play rugby in the U11 age group and this year have grown out of their original child sized headguards, so I needed replacements and stepped up to these adult models. Their old headguards always seemed a bit of an odd fit though they did the job. The Gilbert Ignite Headguard is a much better piece of equipment. It fits really well, is light and offers lots of ventilation. The chinstrap is a good fit and the velcro holds well. There is good provision for the ears and they seem to be able to hear properly while wearing them. Adjustment via the straps on the back is as with other headguards and works as required. We've got two of these, one black and green a one red and white and they both stand out on the field All round we're very happy with our purchase.

  • 5 out of 5 Gilbert Ignite scrum cap

    Newitts Verified Purchase (31 Dec 2015)

    Bought for my son for Christmas. Fits well, fab colour! Still to be tried out in action though. He loves it.

  • 4 out of 5 gilbert head guard

    Newitts Verified Purchase (9 Dec 2015)

    Head gear arrived looked good. This is a Christmas present for my grandson so do not know if it fits yet. Fingers crossed but it looks ideal.

  • 5 out of 5 Does it's job

    Newitts Verified Purchase (8 Oct 2015)

    Bought for my son who plays under 9s and they have just started tackling this year after tag rugby. Bought more for confidence than actual protection at this age as there are no scrums, rucks or mauls.

    With that in mind, it serves its purpose. Good fitting with lots of small foam cells (so it shapes to the head easily) and fairly cool with lots of air holes. Apparently no reduction in heading ability either. Not been used in the wet yet, so can't comment on its ability when soaked.

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