The Ospreys have joined forces with the official sports memorabilia company, Authentic Sports, to produce a range of limited edition, official memorabilia for fans .
The relationships means supporters can buy signed Ospreys memorabilia, such as shirts, balls and photos of the players without having to worry if it's the real thing or not and they can own a piece of history, which will one day become a collectors item.
To launch the relationship, Authentic Sports is producing only 10 signed and framed, new Ospreys Shirts to commemorate Shane Williams Testimonial and the beginning of the 08/09 Season.
The landmark shirts will revealed at the Ospreys pre-season fixture against Guinness Premiership giants Leicester Tigers (Saturday 23rd August) , the official Shane Williams Testimonial match, where the Welsh wing legend will be presented with one of the 10 shirts, leaving just nine available to purchase.
The framed shirts will be signed by all of the 30-strong squad for the game and will also contain an individual signature from Shane Williams below the actual shirt. It is also accompanied by the Ospreys and the Tigers logo and will have the date of the game. It is guaranteed to look fantastic on any Shane Williams fan's wall and be a great investment for the future.
In addition, one ball, signed by Shane Williams, from the game will be auctioned on the Authentic Sports website after the game.
Paul Thorburn, Strategic Development Manager, for Ospreys commented,
"We are delighted to announce this exciting new partnership with Authentic Sports, which offers Ospreys fans a great opportunity to own a real piece of history. Thanks to this relationship, we are now in a position where we are able to offer a far greater range of memorabilia to supporters, with guaranteed authenticity, meaning everybody is a winner, the Ospreys and our supporters alike."
Jamie Baulch, Director for Authentic Sports, added
"We look forward to working with the Ospreys and creating some really exciting, memorable piece for Ospreys fans everywhere. We know they will enjoy the pieces and will look fantastic on their wall, as well as being an investment in the future."
The nine shirts are available to buy online at £350 each. Each piece comes with a certificate of authenticity to guarantee it is official, giving the owner piece of mind. For more information visit http://www.authenticsports.co.uk/ .