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...
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Double-Overtime in Mitre 10 Cup Premiership Final a thrilling finale

Double-overtime is usually a term used in Basketball, but, in the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup Premiership final, Auckland and Canterbury put on an entertaining...
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,...
Scott Robertson pleads for Christchurch to build Covered Stadium

Scott Robertson pleads for Christchurch to build Covered Stadium

After his side had evaded the Sunwolves, and on a night where the rain, thunder and hail made his Crusaders play within themselves [due to conditions] head coach Scott Robertson plead to the Christchurch City Council to build a new covered, multi-use new Stadium
Super Saturday: Rugby Union and Rugby League overload

Super Saturday: Rugby Union and Rugby League overload

It is not often that Rugby Union and Rugby League fans have such conflicting match schedules, as they do on this Super Saturday. With...
Mitre 10 Cup Rugby brings the game to the nation

Mitre 10 Cup Rugby brings the game to the nation

Like other provincial championships, bringing the game home to the nation is the point-of-difference. The emphasis on the heartland and 'grassroots rugby' is where...
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 1 - North Harbour v Counties Manukau

Harbour Rugby “Not Done Yet”

The new mantra for the Harbour rugby side of 2017 is "not done yet". They are looking to regain respect, after elevation to the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 3 - Bay of Plenty v Otago

NZ Rugby Grandstand–Week Three Mitre 10 Cup

The matches are coming thick-and-fast in this years Mitre 10 Cup. With mid-week Wednesday night games beginning, it built on a great start to...
Matt Duffie; Still looking for Perfection from Harbour Rugby in 2018

Matt Duffie; Still looking for Perfection from Harbour Rugby in 2018

Speaking with Matt Duffie post-game, you get a sense that he - and his head coach Tom Coventry - are still looking for Perfection...

Harbour Win Ugly but Fans Still Delighted with Premiership Success

Even though head coach Tom Coventry used the term 'ugly' when describing his sides victory tonight, he was still happy with taking away the...