The design of the shirt is under wraps, and will be revealed over the course of the next two weeks. The shirt is sure to get 10 out of 10 when it goes on sale at the Harlequins match on Saturday 10 October.
Chris Stephenson, Chief Executive of Canterbury stated;
"We are delighted to maintain our solid working relationship with Cardiff Blues and feel that this union further re-enforces the fact that we are the leading global rugby brand. Having operated closely with Cardiff Blues over the last 5 years, we understand their requirements and having seen the new facilities in Cardiff we are positive that both brands can prosper from this association.
"It has been a very difficult couple of months at Canterbury of New Zealand but following the acquisition by JD Sports Fashion Plc we are looking forward to a great future. I would like to personally thank the management of Cardiff Blues for their patience, understanding and belief in Canterbury".
Cardiff Chief Executive, Robert Norster speaking on the news added;
"Cardiff Blues and Canterbury are brands that fit together exceptionally well and we are also delighted to re-establish our relationship following the recent changes. We look forward to working with Chris and his staff in continuing to bring innovative, quality products to our growing sector of the rugby marketplace".
The deal takes place just in time as Cardiff Blues face regional rivals the Scarlets at the Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday 26th September, kick off 6.30pm, when more information about the new limited edition jersey will be available