Perversion by Logo: Cost of the Soul?

Last year we wrote on the “NASCARization” of the rugby jersey. How in increasing tough economic times for sports franchises, team executives sold more jersey space to the next highest bidder. But at what cost does this come to? A … Continue reading →

A new rugby news. State of the Union!

Bakline friend and sugar daddy of Guinness pints Hedley Legrand is what Sting sings so simply: An Englishman in New York. Since moving to the States in 2000, Hedley has been actively involved in the American rugby union scene. Be it … Continue reading →

The ARC comes to NYC!

Months ago we had a chat with Jed Thian about his idea to bring the Alternative Rugby Commentary here to New York City! If you haven’t heard of Jed yet, visit one of our favorite promotions here and you’ll see what we mean. We had … Continue reading →


Wow. What an incredible four days in sunny Glendale, Colorado. It seemed like yesterday the idea to hatch a scholarship to grow the game we love was just being discussed over a crisp Guinness. The Taking Flight Scholarship is an … Continue reading →

Taking Flight Rugby Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to Darrin Curle and James Saddler! The Taking Flight Rugby Scholarship this year was geared on sending two winners (between ages 16-21) to the Serevi™ Rugbytown Sevens & Camp August 11th, 2012 in Glendale, Colorado! The Scholarship included airfare, hotel, admission … Continue reading →

Taking Flight Rugby Scholarship

When we started Bakline, we set out to change the face of rugby apparel and along the way, change the way the game is perceived in the United States. This is a sport often associated with unflattering stereotypes and the … Continue reading →

Bakline RETURN POLICY. Good for the soul.

General Information about U.S. Based Returns Returns At Bakline, we care very much about customer satisfaction. While we make every effort to provide you with the right product, we understand that certain circumstances may require returns, refunds, or exchanges. If … Continue reading →

NY State Rugby Championship

  We had the pleasure to design the tournament tees for the 2012 NY State High School Rugby Championship held on Randalls Island here in New York City. Congratulations to the McQuaid Jesuit Boys, Fordham Prep Boys and the New … Continue reading →

Rachel Flynn test drives 80:00 for Women

Bakliner Rachel runs through her favorite reps out in southern California, the Olympic lift wearing the first cut of the 80:00 for women. So far, Rachel gives the shirt her blessing.

Sinful Summer Guide #2

Summer has crept up and slammed us in the face when we weren’t looking. So it’s time to risk the sun sin bin and strike back ladies! Hotter weather brings out hotter colors. Let your Sin Bin tee shine brightly on top … Continue reading →

Sinful Summer Guide

Summer has crept up and slammed us in the face when we weren’t looking. So it’s time to risk the sun sin bin and strike back. Hotter weather brings out hotter colors. Perfect timing for a sun-stroked yellow tee paired … Continue reading →

Ed Brydon. Rugger. Scientist. Photographer.

Edward hails from the U.K. where apparently this sport called rugby is a pretty big deal. What neither the U.K. or America realized is that Edward’s photography is a big deal. Insightfully gorgeous, actually. Ed is a proud resident of … Continue reading →