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Major Semifinals This Weekend Across All NZ Domestic Competitions

It will be 'rugby overload' come Saturday, with major semifinals this weekend across all NZ domestic competitions. The penultimate round in fact; with Mitre...
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,...
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...
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...
Women's rugby set to hold the ball during Super Saturday

Women’s rugby set to hold the ball during Super Saturday

Now that provincial rugby competitions have been up and running in NZ and South Africa, it's the time when women's rugby are set to...
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...
It's a Super Saturday from New Zealand to Japan

It’s a Super Saturday from New Zealand to Japan

Looking at the rugby-schedule, it is a Super Saturday from New Zealand to Japan. Domestic rugby finals across New Zealand, a Bledisloe Cup test...
Thames Valley the 'Cinderella story' of Heartland Championship Semifinals clashes

Thames Valley the ‘Cinderella story’ of 2018 Heartland Championship Semifinals clashes

In every rugby season, from New Zealand to England, Ireland or Argentina, there is one team who surprise all the others. Not expected to...
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 8 - Otago v Bay of Plenty

New Zealand Domestic Rugby Competitions Reach Their Final Round

After nine weeks, the short window for New Zealand domestic rugby competitions has reaches their final round. For the Mitre 10 Cup, Heartland Championship and...
2018 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards

2017 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards Ceremony – December 14

...and the winner is? That is a statement will be announced many times on Thursday night, when the 2018 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards...