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South African rugby is entering a whole new universe in 2019 as Vodacom, Supersport, SA Rugby and Marvel team up to bring Super Heroes to life and create an all-conquering, planet-shifting, villain-busting 'Superpowered' Vodacom Super Rugby competition. Some of Marvel’s most iconic Super Heroes have joined forces with South Africa’s most powerful rugby stars to turn every one of the South African derbies in the 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby season into an action-packed adventure in and outside the stadiums.
In a ground-breaking collaboration between SA Rugby, SuperSport, Vodacom and Marvel, each of the South African Vodacom Super Rugby teams has been assigned a Marvel Super Hero as their look for the home derbies this season.
The Vodacom Bulls kit will be emblazoned with the colours of Captain America, the Emirates Lions will channel their inner-Spider-Man, the Cell C Sharks’ kit will be inspired by Black Panther and the DHL Stormers will be wearing Thor’s colours.
Vodacom Red Jersey Deal
In a limited offer, Vodacom Red is offering the first 2,000 clients who upgrade or sign up for the Super Hero Jersey Red plan during Vodacom Super Rugby their choice of their favourite team’s Super Hero jersey. This Samsung deal is valid from 7 February 2019.
The true impact of this season will be felt when the real-life superheroes take over the story off the pitch.
With great power comes great responsibility, and the heroes of South African rugby are ready to unleash this as they use their power for good and tackle cancer in a partnership with the CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation. For every successful tackle made by a South African player during the 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby competition, Vodacom and SuperSport will each donate R50 to CHOC, with the goal of raising R1 million by the end of the season.
And if heroes give us hope, this will be a season in which every fan can also be a hero as they join forces to keep the hope alive for those who need it most.
To get a limited edition 2019 Marvel-inspired Super Hero Rugby Jersey, be one of the first 2000 customers to sign up or upgrade to one of these Samsung deals on a flagship Red plan.
Following on from numerous successful Red Experiences over the past seasons, Vodacom Red clients can once again expect exclusive in-stadium rewards, as well as a range of once in a lifetime rugby-themed lifestyle experiences that are going to inject rugby into a new “SuperpoweRed” era in a fresh and exciting way.