Potential new All Blacks Coach selection process underway

Potential new All Blacks Coach selection process underway

When a list of names was put forward as potential candidates for the vacant All Blacks Coach position last week, the New Zealand Rugby...
Canterbury v Auckland final in 2019 Farah Palmer Cup

Canterbury v Auckland final in 2019 Farah Palmer Cup

With the traditional 'north versus south' fixture of Canterbury v Auckland scheduled in the final of the 2019 Farah Palmer Cup, women's rugby will...
Ethan Roots and Harbour Rugby ready for Ranfurly Shield challenge

Ethan Roots and Harbour Rugby ready for Ranfurly Shield challenge

Along with his teammates, Ethan Roots and Harbour Rugby are ready for a 'surprise' Ranfurly Shield challenge, coinciding with Week 10 of the Mitre...
2019 Harbour Rugby assistant coach in Mitre10 Cup learning curve

2019 Harbour Rugby assistant coach in Mitre10 Cup learning curve

Building his rugby knowledge 'on the job' is 2019 Harbour Rugby assistant coach Sam Ward. Part of the leadership group in the Mitre 10...
Super Saturday with International rugby at the forefront

Super Saturday with International rugby at the forefront

Knowing that the rugby-frequency is just about to wound up to full volume, fans welcome in another Super Saturday, with International rugby at the...
Sir Brian Lochore

Sir Brian Lochore; with the Utmost Respect

The passing of New Zealand Rugby icon and senior figure Sir Brian Lochore, has illustrated that a player's career is more than just what...
Domestic rugby distraction in Mitre 10 Cup 2019

Domestic rugby distraction in Mitre 10 Cup 2019

When the focus shifted from Super Rugby towards International Rugby, many of the wider-rugby community were left with a limited selection. Down on options,...
Ben Smith

Final Super Rugby match for Ben Smith

For many fans of rugby union, few players gain respect from the majority. more than All Blacks and Highlanders player, Ben Smith. He is...
2018 Incredible Accomplishments, Key Moments and New Years 'Rugby resolutions'

2018 Incredible Accomplishments, Key Moments and New Years ‘Rugby resolutions’

As an organization, Last Word on Rugby looks forward to the New Year, as much as anyone. We too, like to review many of...
Women's Rugby 'rule the World' at ASB Rugby Awards

Women’s Rugby ‘rule the World’ at ASB Rugby Awards

The theme is now more common. It happens more often. And after the ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards, the proof is that Women's rugby...