French Top 14 transfers for 2020/21

Unlike the Gallagher Premiership and the Pro14, the French Top 14 has ended the 2019/20 domestic season. With no promotion or relegation, the existing...
Gallagher Premiership

The 24 teams that would qualify for 2020-21 Heineken Champions Cup

With the Guinness Pro14 highlighting their qualifying process in yesterday's announcement, the discussion once again turned to Heineken Champions Cup qualification, and who qualifies.  There...
Champions Cup

Top 25 Champions Cup pool stage performers

The 2019-20 Champions Cup campaign may be curtailed, but with plans to yet finish the competition off, Last Word takes a look back through...
Champions Cup Final still possible in October?

Champions Cup Final still possible in October?

Last month should’ve been a great one for all European rugby fans. The Champions Cup final should’ve been held at the Stade Vélodrome in...

Irish provinces finalising squads ahead of next season

While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on all major rugby competitions across the globe, each of the four Irish provinces has been...
Gallagher Premiership

Pro14, Top14, Super Rugby and Gallagher Premiership attendances 2019/20

With the Pro14, Top14, Super Rugby and Gallagher Premiership either cancelled or postponed, the crowds seem unlikely to return to stadiums for at least a...
rugby union Top Trumps

Play our game of interactive Rugby union Top Trumps

Bored of no rugby to watch? Here at Last Word on Rugby we've got you covered with our very own game of rugby union...
Top14 Round 14 'New Years' Wrap

Top14 and all French rugby banned until September

Top14 rugby and French legs of the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge quarter finals are in major doubts following the news that French Prime...

EPCR speak out on ‘Club World Cup’ proposal

The news broke on Monday morning of discussions regarding a Club World Cup in the place of the current European competitions. EPCR have since...

Retiring rugby players: no final farewells in 2020?

For reasons that we are all aware of, the 2019/20 rugby season is in increasing danger of never being finished. While it will not...