About Us

We are working with local sports clubs in and around the North West of England supplying training wear, leisurewear and playing kit. We are keen to speak with anyone currently involved in Rugby League, Rugby Union, Netball, Football, Cycling, Gym as we feel that we have products which will INSPIRE MOTIVATE and INFLUENCE you.

Working with our in-house designers we are able to design, manufacture and deliver within 4 weeks, a kit specifically tailored to you and your needs. Our aim at 1895 Sports is to provide you with a service that you would expect from a kit supplier. Priced right, delivered on time and to your requirements and without any hassle.


Founded in 2014 by sport enthusiasts, 1895 Sports are passionate about all sports. Our heritage is in Rugby League as our co-joint owner is Mike Cooper, current Super League player with Warrington Wolves, but our focus is very much about assisting you, the players, coaches and parents enjoy your sport.

What Can We Do

From full kits for your club, to team wear, we offer the lot:

  • Team wear, training wear and leisure wear.
  • Sublimated kits allowing for total customisation.
  • From hoodies, polo shirts, wind breakers, coats, jackets to boot bags, rucksacks we can supply it all.

Who are 1895 Sports

Mike Cooper – Co-joint owner and Director.

Mike is currently playing for Warrington Wolves RL as a Prop forward and has been influential in marketing the company by utilising his experience within a sports team based environment. Mike made his debut in 2006, taking part in 2 Grand Finals, winning the Challenge Cup and League Leaders shield. He has made over 150 appearances for Warrington Wolves and another 70 in the NRL for St George Illawara. He has represented his country 13 times for the Knights and England. Mike is married with 2 sons and lives in Warrington.

John Welch – Managing Director.

John has been involved in Rugby League for 30 years playing, coaching and managing. John is the current Chairman of Physical Disability RL (PDRL) England and in his role works with the RFL in delivering a great product to Charitable Foundations to enable disabled athletes to take part in sport. John is married with 3 daughters and 1 son and lives in Warrington.

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