New Zealand v Wales

MCXM IV: Re-establishing the All Blacks and Fijian Olympic Dreams

With the New Year fast approaching, Last Word On Rugby are reflecting back on a fine year. From the International matches to the Sevens at...

Colin Cooper to Coach Chiefs in Super Rugby from 2018

With the departure of Dave Rennie looming, former Hurricanes coach Colin Cooper will take over the Chiefs following the 2017 Super Rugby season. Cooper has...
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MCXM III: Top 14 Final and Dane Coles Virtuoso Performance

With the New Year fast approaching, Last Word On Rugby are reflecting back on a fine year. From the 2016 Top 14 Final, to International...
British Sport Ravaged By Weather

Why Must Fans Wait for England v New Zealand?

Most rugby fans would find nothing more attractive than England v New Zealand. Better still at Twickenham, in front of a full crowd. Top...
Australia v England

LWOR Highlights for 2016–MCXM I: England Series Victory & Sandy Park

With the New Year fast approaching, Last Word On Rugby are reflecting back on a fine year. From International matches to the European Championship,...
The Queen Hosts Reception To Mark The Rugby World Cup 2015

RWC2015 Profit and Loss Report Better Than Projected

While it may seem an eternity ago, the financial results from the Rugby World Cup 2015 are in--and the news is good for World...
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Farah Palmer Joins NZR Board & the Rugby Awards 2016

In a fundamental change to the standard make-up of the New Zealand Rugby (NZR) board, former Black Ferns women's team captain Dr Farah Palmer...

New Zealand Rugby Increase Financial Retainers

Rugby players in New Zealand are due to get a big pay increase after a new Collective Employment Agreement was signed between the major...

Hartley: The Highest Profile Victim of World Rugby’s Recent Directives

Six minutes. That is all the time it took for Dylan Hartley to become the latest and the highest profile victim of World Rugby's...
Farah Palmer Cup Final - Counties Manukau v Auckland

Women Take a Prime Position in New Zealand Rugby

New Zealand has produced some fine rugby players, and had some great performances over 2016. The game is varied, with society today more fairly...