D1A Rugby has announced a partnership with OPRO the world’s largest manufacturer of the most technically advanced mouthguard.
The partnership means that OPRO is now the official mouthguard of D1A Rugby. As part of their partnership OPRO will give D1A players and teams exclusive offers providing heavily discounted mouthguards, ranging from between 25%-50% off. OPRO will also have a presence at the D1A National Championship, providing the champions with free mouth guards.
With this partnership OPRO only furthers their commitment to protecting the welfare of those involved with rugby at all levels across the world.
Both D1A and OPRO are excited about the potential of this partnership. D1A Commissioner, Kevin Battle is enthusiastic about partnering with a company that has a long history of success within contact sport, “We are thrilled to partner with the world's leading provider in mouthguards. From USA Rugby to MMA and Boxing, D1A is happy to join with OPRO and offer greater protection for our student-athletes.”
David Allen, OPRO’s CEO, is keen to work with such a large array of players and programs, to help continue the growth of the game; while also protecting its players. “We are looking forward to working with D1A Rugby to ensure each player has access to the very best protection for their teeth. OPRO have been involved with the sport of Rugby for 21 years so we are very excited to be part of this journey in continuing to raise the profile of the sport in the US.”
Founded 20 years ago by dentist Dr Anthony Lovat, OPRO is the world's most technically advanced mouthguard company and a leading pioneer in oral protection.
Through the development and deployment of cutting edge technology and the use of innovative design and production methods, OPRO has been at the forefront of protecting the safety of athletes at all levels, across a range of different sports, for more than two decades.
The family owned and run company is based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, and all products are designed and manufactured within the UK, and available worldwide through a network of retailers and distributors.
OPRO is the official mouthguard partner of a number of professional sporting organisations, including England Rugby, New Zealand Rugby, Australia Rugby, 11 AVIVA Premiership Rugby teams, American Youth Football, GB Taekwondo, England Hockey, England Boxing, the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), the WGPA (Women's Gaelic Player's Association), the UFC and the German, French, Italian, Cameroonian and Northern Ireland Mixed Martial Arts Federations.