2015 Wellington Sevens

Great Expectations in Rugby Union

The second year in the World Cup cycle could be thought of as 'calm period'. But that would be the wrong attitude. Rugby must promote the ball! Like any sport, maintain high standards and hold onto their support base, while growing new fans across all regions. That is the key to success. And with great expectation in Rugby Union, there will be plenty to report on over these next twelve months.
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...

Massive Weekend of Rugby on Eden Park, New Zealand

It will be a Massive Weekend of Rugby in New Zealand because not only does the national team, the All Blacks play, but their female...
New Zealand Black Ferns v Australia Wallaroos

2017 Goals for NZ Rugby

Every team needs a goal. There is little; theoretically, between a Heartland Championship provincial team, and a first choice Super Rugby side. They both have a will to win, and the desire to perform over an 80 minute match. That has been, and always will be the strength of New Zealand (NZ) rugby. Across the board, the game is taken seriously and the standards are ingrained from an early age.

Rugby World Cup History: New Zealand (excerpt 2015)

With the 2015 Rugby World Cup fast approaching, Last Word on Sports reporter Robert Mitchell looks back at how the participating nations have fared in...
Springbok Rugby Legend Bryan Habana

Springbok Rugby Legend Bryan Habana

Springbok Rugby Legend Bryan Habana will be remembered for his finishing ability, an eye for intercepting passes and his electrifying pace. In this short series...

A Rugby Nation Welcomes Home their Heroes (Excerpt 2015)

A rugby nation welcomes home their heroes with some sensational scenes across this tiny nation over the last three days since the all conquering...

Is England’s Maro Itoje getting enough credit?

Oghenemaro Miles Itoje was born 28th October 1994 to Nigerian parents in London. In his five years of professional rugby he has become not...
Rugby World Cup 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019: Winning predictions

With the Six Nations having passed us by, the next thing to look forward to is the biggest Rugby event of them all. Rugby World Cup...
Ireland RWC squad focused at Form Reversal in 2019

Ireland RWC squad focused on Form Reversal in 2019

With all International sides now announced, the Ireland RWC squad is wholly focused on a 'form reversal' in 2019, after the disappointment of the...