When the going gets tough and it’s time to get stuck in, cross the game line with Gilbert’s Sidestep XV 8 Stud Hard Toe SG Rugby Boots. Designed with a synthetic leather upper for reliable, durable performance in all weather conditions, the Sidestep XV comes complete with a support cradle for added stability around the foot. For those who like their toes protected, particularly when piling into tackles and studs are flying everywhere, the hard toe design is a welcome feature and favoured by professionals and amateurs alike. With the inclusion of soft padding wrapped around the heel and ankle, the removable innersole also allows for a medical orthotic to be placed inside so as to suit your exact requirement. Helping you tackle soft natural surfaces, eight metal studs feature along the sole and with six on the forefoot then this certainly brings extra power to the forwards. This Gilbert rugby boot weighs 342g (UK 7). Make sure you kit yourself out with a spare set of rugby studs .