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Raelene Castle Steps Into Rugby Australia Top Job from 2018

Raelene Castle Steps Into Rugby Australia Top Job from 2018

Succeeding Bill Pulver, the new position will see Castle take on the challenging task of resurrecting Rugby Australia. Sitting in a conference that was obliterated in Super Rugby 2017, with the Wallabies having a fair season--while still not wrestling the Bledisloe Cup from the All Blacks grasp.
Auckland Blues Pre Season Training

December the Official Start of Super Rugby 2018 Pre-Season

Goals must be set early. It might be easy to say "we want to win the Title" but the most constructive goals are both...
Union Bordeaux Begles (UBB) Vs Racing 92

Ronan O’Gara to Bring an Irish Voice to Crusaders Coaching Group

The Crusaders Super Rugby franchise has made a new appointment to their coaching group. To be added in 2018, he is surprisingly not a...

2017 Not a Season Sonny Bill Williams will Celebrate

Polarizing, talented, and yet at times, a frustrating figure in rugby union. Sonny Bill Williams, the multi-code star whom has risen and fallen in...
Super Rugby Rd 4 - Brumbies v Waratahs

Rugby Sabbatical, the New Rest and Recuperation Policy that Works

In the Army, rest and recuperation was a wartime policy to assist service men and women who had faced injury or at worst, suffered...

2018 Super Rugby Squads Announced by All Five New Zealand Franchises

There is still three months until the new competition is close to beginning, but theĀ 2018 Super Rugby squads have all been announced. All five...
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2018 Super Rugby Draw Announced

Still only hallway through some domestic competitions but the attention is diverted to the just announced, 2018 Super Rugby Draw. And after months...
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 4 - Canterbury v Southland

Canterbury Rugby; a Production Line for Mitre 10 Cup/Super Rugby Talent

Most rugby fans will have heard of Canterbury. The South Island team from New Zealand, has a strong history which is scattered with All...
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LWOR Tackles the Top Paid Rugby Union Players Today

With players such as Elliot Daly and Owen Farrell recently signing new long term contracts, Last Word on Rugby thought it would be interesting...