World Rugby

World Rugby needs to change voting system

Following the recent elections of the Chair position at World Rugby, won by the incumbent Sir Bill Beaumont, some obvious flaws in the voting...
Rugby Player Lives

Rugby Players lives outside of Rugby

Athletes often get to live incredible lives outside of their respective sports. Rugby players seem to be an interesting bunch, and have hobbies and...
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...

Ryan Burroughs’ journey to the Toronto Wolfpack and Old Glory DC

Ryan Burroughs' journey to the Toronto Wolfpack and Old Glory DC was a long and unlikely journey. This article would look at how his...
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...

Bill Beaumont: Opportunities and Challenges for Rugby Union

Sir Bill Beaumont has recently been re-elected as chairman of the International Rugby Board. He has been in this position since 2016. Beaumont is...
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...
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...