OPRO Announce Partnership with The Sharks

OPRO, the world’s largest manufacturer of the most technically advanced mouthguard, today announced an official partnership with South African Rugby Union team, The Sharks.

As part of the partnership, OPRO will ensure all Senior players and The Sharks Schools Rugby Teams (Under 12s and Under 18s) have the best protection for their teeth by providing them with their elite level mouthguards.

In addition to being the official mouthguard partner of South African Hockey and over 60 teams from across a range of sports, OPRO, whose routes are embedded in the sport of Rugby, are also the official mouthguard partner of England Rugby, Australia Rugby, New Zealand Rugby, USA Rugby, England Rugby League and 5 Super Rugby Teams.

OPRO Chief Executive Officer David Allen, said: “Experience and expertise make OPRO mouthguards far superior than any other, which is why we are delighted to partner with and support such an iconic team as The Sharks.

“Rugby is where it all began for OPRO and we are delighted to be able to continue to offer comfort and protection to those who play the sport.”

The Sharks COO Eduard Coetzee added: “OPRO has been providing high-quality mouthguards to some of the world’s top sporting teams and we are delighted to partner with them. Knowing that our players have access to the best mouthguards to protect them on the field of play is satisfying and we look forward to a successful partnership.”


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About OPRO

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 Great Britain Taekwondo, England Boxing, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Great Britain and England Hockey, USA Rugby, American Youth Football, England Rugby, New Zealand Rugby, Australia Rugby, 11 Gallagher Premiership Rugby teams and the German, French, Italian, Cameroonian and Northern Ireland Mixed Martial Arts Federations.

All OPRO mouthguards are legally CE certified and in 2007 the company was awarded the Queen’s Award for Innovation in recognition of its ground-breaking work in the field of oral protection.