Johan Ackermann Gloucester era: relative progress but little success

On Friday 15th May Gloucester Rugby announced that Head Coach Johan Ackermann would be leaving the club to join NNT Docomo Red Hurricanes in...
Gregor Townsend

Gregor Townsend on Finn Russell, summer Tests and rugby’s return

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has spoken to the media during the lockdown to discuss his relationship with Finn Russell, Scotland's summer Tests, finishing...
Premiership Rugby

Premiership Rugby publish Myners Review

Premiership Rugby today publishes the report of a comprehensive review of its Salary Cap regulations led by former Government Minister, Lord Myners CBE. The...
Super Rugby franchises set to fire-up in June

Super Rugby franchises set to fire-up in June

As all five New Zealand Super Rugby franchises were delighted to hear that professional rugby could restart in 2020, players and fans we equally...
World Rugby

World Rugby scrap try scoring against posts

World Rugby have today announced a change to the laws that will prohibit teams from scoring a try against the base of the post/protector....

Rugby union weekly contract round-up

Despite the cancellation and postponements of the rugby union season there is still plenty of activity behind the scenes and Last Word brings you...
Super Rugby Aotearoa on verge of Level 2 return date

Super Rugby Aotearoa on verge of Level 2 return date

On the verge of returning to action, the Super Rugby Aotearoa intra-conference planned competition is awaiting the Level 2 go-ahead next week. Awaiting the...
Ebbw Vale RFC

Ebbw Vale confirm front row squad for 2020/21

Ebbw Vale have confirmed their squad of front rowers that'll compete in the 2020/21 season at Eugene Cross Park.  Steelmen retain entire front row The news...
Bill Beaumont

Bill Beaumont addresses media following election victory

Bill Beaumont has addressed the media following his successful re-election as the Chair of World Rugby. He discussed improvements to the women's game, the...

New Zealand Rugby Union record huge loss

The New Zealand Rugby Union have recorded a loss of $7,379,000 before tax in their latest accounts. Robert Rees breaks down the report to...