Alan Ransome Sporting Goods

Ransome Sporting Goods was established in 1979 and holds the exclusive distribution for a number of important brands for the UK and Ireland.

Products include table tennis, basketball, netball volleyball, baseball, softball, squash, badminton, tennis and gymnastics.


Ransome Sporting Goods hold the distributorship for Butterfly which is the world’s leading table tennis brand. Butterfly supply a high quality range of equipment including tables, nets & posts, bats, balls, clothing and shoes. Most of the best players in the world use Butterfly equipment including the current World Olympic Champion Chuang Chih-Yuan of China and the 6 times European Champion Timo Boll of Germany. Both of the English Champions Liam Pitchford and Kelly Sibley also play with Butterfly

Ransome Sporting Goods also distribute the Schildkrot Donic table tennis range which concentrates on the hobby and recreation segment of the market as well as being the owner of the Practice Partner brand which are Robot machines for table tennis.

Ransome Sporting Goods hold the distributorship for Baden balls which are particularly for basketball where the company are the official suppliers for England and Scotland Basketball for all of their basketballs. Volleyball, American Football, Baseball, Softball, Soccer and Dodgeball are also available.

Ransome Sporting Goods own the Sure Shot brand who are the manufactures of basketball backboards, rings and supports plus a range of netball equipment.

For Baseball and Softball Ransome Sporting Goods distribute the Louisville Slugger and Bronx brands.

For Squash Ransome Sporting Goods market Unsquashable and for badminton it’s Talbot Torro.

RSG also represents the world’s largest racket stringing manufacturer Gosen from Japan.

Gymnastics and rounder’s are available with the Sue Shot brand.

Ransome own brand products are produced for tennis and Racketball.

Contact Details

Alan Ransome Sporting Goods Group Ltd
Wood Street

Tel: 01642 224444
Fax: 01642 226000