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World Rugby U20 Championship

Pool Stage Fixtures Announced for the World Rugby U20 Championships

The World Rugby U20 Championships will kick off on Wednesday 30 May with the the pool stage fixtures having been announced. The competition, held...
Black Ferns RWC

World Rugby Awards 2017 Recognize Women’s XV World Cup Winners

The awards winners have taken their bows, paparazzi have zoomed in on all the VIP guests and the champagne glasses were never empty--all this...
France win 2023 bid

France Victorious in Bid to Host 2023 Rugby World Cup

News that France had been victorious in the results of a ballot vote by World Rugby council members, came as a surprise to many....

The 2023 Rugby World Cup Host Nation Selection: A Sense of...

The Rugby World Cup host nation selection is becoming a serious conundrum for World Rugby, with questions being asked of the integrity of the...
Rugby World Cup 2019 Match Schedule Announcement

2019 Japan RWC Schedule Confirmed

The world's reaction to the recently released schedule of the Japan 2019 RWC (Rugby World Cup) has been a mix of acceptance and excitement....
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World Rugby “Nations, Please Ready Your RWC 2023 Votes”

The leading rugby playing nations are selecting sides to prepare for the busy November International window. From Tonga to Australia, Wales to New Zealand, the...
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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...
England Women's Rugby World Cup Squad Announcement

England Women’s Rugby Looks to Rediscover the ‘Inner Warrior’

This September will see the relaunch of ‘Inner Warrior’ camps – a nationwide campaign by England Rugby to encourage more girls and women to...
New Zealand Black Ferns Team Arrival

World Cup Title Number Five: What Changes for Women’s Rugby in...

After the New Zealand Black Ferns rugby team achieved their fifth World Championship in 20 years, the plaudits and respect is well deserved. They;...