Best Rugby Boots for Kids 2017-18

Nike Tiempo Ligera IV SG Kids

We round-up the 5 best rugby boots for kids 2017-18. This is the ultimate list of the top 5 best rugby boots for kids playing on soft ground (SG).

The chances are your child hasn’t settled on a playing position and is probably playing football too. So we reviewed the best rugby boots to help kids enjoy the game in comfort.

1. Nike Tiempo Ligera IV SG Kids review

Nike Tiempo Ligera IV SG Kids

Designed for the classic touch of calf leather with new innovation for durable performance. Mesh liner inside toe and midfoot helps preserve the structure and prevents the leather from overstretching. Elastic gussets on the sides of the tongue hold it in place during play.

Features

  • Calf leather upper for durability and cushioned touch
  • Hyperstability stud pattern for improved traction on soft ground (SG) muddy pitches
  • Floating mesh liner and webbed cables provide a durable adaptive fit
  • Moulded sockliner reduces stud pressure and enhances comfort.
8.6 SCORE
Summary
Lightweight for backs. Check. Durability for forwards. Check. Stylish enough for football. Check. Comfortable enough to wear for hours and hours. Check. What more could you want?
Looks9.5
Price7
Durability9
Features8
Comfort9.5

2. Puma evoPOWER Vigor 4 SG Kids review

Puma evoPOWER Vigor 4 SG Kids

Super lightweight design good enough to play football but durable enough to withstand the vigors of rugby. Uses a soft yet highly durable synthetic upper material. The stud configuration offers an optimal mix between stability and agility.

Features

  • Lightweight and durable upper
  • Padded ankle collar
  • Cushioned insole for improved comfort
  • Ultra-lightweight
7.9 SCORE
Summary
Looks great and is lightweight enough to play football or rugby. A real contender for best rugby boots for kids 2017-18.
Looks9
Price8
Durability7.5
Features6
Comfort9

3. adidas Malice Junior SG review

adidas Malice Junior SG

An all-rounder; Lightweight and breathable, the mesh upper features ice graphics for a fresh style that won’t weigh you down in the sprint. They’re made with asymmetrical lacing for a larger kicking surface. With BRAVO synthetic upper for durability and light weight in forward play.

Features

  • BRAVO lightweight and breathable synthetic mesh upper
  • Boots for explosive and agile backs
  • Soft-ground (SG) 4×2 stud outsole
  • Asymmetric lacing for larger kicking sweet spot
  • 10 mm heel raise for dynamic positioning
7.3 SCORE
Summary
A good all-rounder of a kids rugby boot. Some nice features but a bit heavy compared to football boots.
Looks7.5
Price7
Durability7
Features7.5
Comfort7.5

4. Canterbury Speed 2.0 Kids SG review

Canterbury Kids Speed 2.0 SG

Built for the agile player with an 8mm heel raise to provide a dynamic foot positioning and reduces lower limb strain. PU synthetic upper carries minimal weight. Offers a dynamic forefoot and a locked-in toebox. 6 stud outsole for soft ground (SG).

Features

  • PU lightweight synthetic upper
  • Cushioned collar for maximum comfort
  • 8mm heel raise reduces lower limb strain
6.9 SCORE
Summary
Great if your looking for kids rugby boots from the trusted Canterbury name. Boasts more features than most models at this price. Design is a bit hit and miss for some.
Looks5
Price8
Durability7.5
Features7.5
Comfort6.5

5. adidas All Blacks Kids SG

adidas All Blacks Kids SG

Created with the bold, classic 3-stripes, these kids soft ground (SG) rugby boots are made with a BRAVO synthetic upper for lightness and stability. Emblazoned with the legendary All Blacks logo on the heel.

Features

  • BRAVO lightweight and breathable synthetic mesh upper
  • All Black badge on heel
  • Soft-ground (SG) 4×2 stud outsole
6.3 SCORE
Summary
Just like the All Blacks this boot does the basics very well. Sadly that's where the world class comparisons end.
Looks5
Price8
Durability7
Features5
Comfort6.5

 

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