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Xco Sport, a manufacturer and supplier of leading sports clothing and equipment names, has sold several brands to Kevro for an undisclosed sum.

The brands sold include the Brutal Rugby, Sevenn Netball, BRT Team Wear and Blackheath Hockey ranges.

Brutal Rugby is used by several schools, clubs and provincial rugby teams including Currie Cup contenders.

Kevro is a corporate and promotional products supplier. XCO said the deal would allow it to invest in its core business and grow its footprint with new franchises. Kwazulu-Natal is the newest location. – Asha Speckman