International Rugby

November 3rd International fixtures 'thumb their nose' at World Rugby

November 3rd International fixtures ‘thumb their nose’ at World Rugby

It seems evident that the November the 3rd International fixtures that are coming up Saturday...
Qantas Wallabies name side to play All Blacks and 2018 European Tour

Qantas Wallabies name side to play All Blacks and 2018 European Tour

The Qantas Wallabies have named their side to face the All Blacks in the third...
Wales squad announcement

Two debutants in Wales squad announcement ahead of autumn internationals

Warren Gatland has named his squad ahead of the upcoming Autumn Internationals against Scotland, Australia,...
51-strong All Blacks Northern Tour squad

51-strong All Blacks Northern Tour squad; Future Driven or, Rugby Hypocrisy

When announcing the 51-strong All Blacks Northern Tour squad, some were taken aback by the sheer...
Post-2018 Rugby Championship; What was Learned?

Post-2018 Rugby Championship; What was Learned?

After the dust has settled, any post-Rugby Championship analysis can begin. This will have been...
Faf de Klerk

Faf de Klerk Not Being Available for the England Test Asks a Larger Question

Will Faf de Klerk play in the November Test against England is the question that...

Premiership Rugby

Guinness PRO14

Saracens lead the pack in Pool Three of 2018/19 Champions Cup

Saracens lead the pack in Pool Three of 2018/19 Champions Cup

Round two of the Heineken Champions Cup gave fans another huge weekend of rugby. Here at Last Word on Rugby, our group of writers...
Post Match Celebrations; Enjoying that Winning Feeling

Post Match Celebrations; Enjoying that Winning Feeling

We have all seen [or heard of] post match celebrations. Enjoying that Winning Feeling with team mates...although there is a fine line before it goes haywire

Rugby Sevens

Southern Hemisphere

Champions Cup Pool Two results masked in 'Shoulder Tackle controversy'

Champions Cup Pool Two results masked in ‘Shoulder Tackle controversy’

It is disappointing that this weekend’s reaction and analysis from the Champions Cup Pool Two discussion will not be focusing on great tries or...

Northern Hemisphere

Thames Valley the 'Cinderella story' of Heartland Championship Semifinals clashes

Thames Valley the ‘Cinderella story’ of 2018 Heartland Championship Semifinals clashes

In every rugby season, from New Zealand to England, Ireland or Argentina, there is one team who surprise all the others. Not expected to...
November 3rd International fixtures 'thumb their nose' at World Rugby

November 3rd International fixtures ‘thumb their nose’ at World Rugby

It seems evident that the November the 3rd International fixtures that are coming up Saturday week, are 'thumbing their noses' at World Rugby. The...