PUMA News Archive

World Cup Heroes

October 2011

  • World Cup Heroes: Players of the Tournament

    World Cup Heroes: Players of the Tournament

    October 26, 2011

    After an unforgettable six weeks in New Zealand, we’ve picked out PUMA’s most outstanding performers at this year’s World Cup to give you the lowdown on the players who really lit up the competition with their contributions...

  • World Cup Heroes: Maxime Mermoz

    World Cup Heroes: Maxime Mermoz

    October 19, 2011

    PUMA’s Maxime Mermoz has been a permanent fixture in France’s World Cup campaign and will play in the biggest game of his career to date in Auckland on Sunday in the World Cup Final!

  • World Cup Heroes: Shane Williams

    World Cup Heroes: Shane Williams

    October 14, 2011

    These days it seems the tag ‘legend’ is often bandied about somewhat unnecessarily. But every once in a while you see a player of genuine class, someone who has performed year after year for both club and country that is deserving of the title. Shane Williams is one such player.

September 2011

  • World Cup Heroes: Gonzalo Camacho

    World Cup Heroes: Gonzalo Camacho

    September 22, 2011

    PUMA’s Gonzalo Oscar Camacho (“Gonza”) is Argentina’s 27-year-old flying wing and has all the attributes of a world class 14. Gonzalo is also comfortable in the centre and his deadly combination of explosive acceleration and nifty footwork have made him a mainstay of Los Pumas since making his debut against Uruguay in 2008.

  • World Cup Heroes: Tommy Bowe

    World Cup Heroes: Tommy Bowe

    September 13, 2011

    PUMA’s Tommy Bowe, AKA Bowfinger, Elbow, Dicky Bowe or indeed any word containing ‘bow’ is the tricky Ireland winger, Ospreys star and all round funny man. Whilst, his nickname is uncertain, one thing is for sure, Tommy is one of the most dangerous players in the game and Ireland will be looking for him to deliver the goods in New Zealand.

  • World Cup Heroes: Victor Matfield

    World Cup Heroes: Victor Matfield

    September 07, 2011

    PUMA’s Victor Matfield or “Big Vic” as we like to call him, is the irrepressible Springbok lock, big game player and all round rugby legend. You may ask why we are lavishing such superlatives on this star of South African rugby? The reason is simple: Victor is AWESOME and there’s a certain tournament in New Zealand about to begin!