We have updated our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy effective 12/11/19

The official ball of the British and Irish Lions, Rhino's Vortex Elite Rugby ball suits top-tier matches and teams seeking professional precision and quality.

Building off the design of the Vortex XV, the Vortex Elite adds new technologies to redefine what an elite match ball can be. New Aerosensa grain technology senses air movement, helping the ball to attain more lift or drag when in flight. Meanwhile, new Transtec transfers maximum energy to the ball when kicked.

•Surface manufactured from a blend of 7 ultralite grades of synthetic rubbers.
•Exterior laminated with an exclusive fabric that is Core Spun Cotton Polyester. Each fiber thread has a core of polyester that is surrounded with Cotton.
•Exclusive 3 dimensional grain pattern engineered for great handling and grip in any conditions
•Exclusive design and construction retains shape for much longer
•In seam balanced bladder results in more accurate flight path
•In-seam valve increases pass and kick accuracy
•Virgin grade rubber with water repellent surface for outstanding grip
•All Rhino Rugby balls are 100% hand stitched
•Ball is pre-kicked ensuring quality results from the first use
•Only available in size 5