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...
NZ Rugby Awards and Joe Schmidt receives Coach of the Year endorsement

NZ Rugby Awards and Joe Schmidt receives Halbergs Coach of the Year endorsement

Every December, the best and brightest of New Zealand (NZ) Rugby get together to celebrate. Whatever the accomplishments individually, the NZ Rugby Awards is...
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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...
Waikato revival in 2018 sees MooLoo men rejoin Mitre 10 Cup Premiership

Waikato revival in 2018 sees MooLoo men rejoin Mitre 10 Cup Premiership

Over the entire 2018 Mitre 10 Cup, roving rugby vlogger Paul Edwin Bains has followed the 'road of revival' for Waikato rugby. A team...
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...
Sevu Reece helps to secures Waikato Rugby a Championship Final place

Sevu Reece helps to secure Waikato Rugby a Championship Final place

Four match-defining tries by Sevu Reece secured Waikato Rugby a Championship final place for 2018, after an emphatic home victory against Northland in the...
Taranaki Rugby drops through Mitre 10 Cup relegation ‘trap door'

Taranaki Rugby drops through Mitre 10 Cup relegation ‘trap door’

The 2018 Mitre 10 Cup season will not be remembered fondly by Taranaki Rugby, with the 'Amber and Blacks' finishing bottom of the seven-team Division...
New Zealand Domestic Rugby builds toward major Semifinals

New Zealand Domestic Rugby builds toward major Semifinals

After the final regulation season game was concluded on Sunday, New Zealand Domestic Rugby is building toward the major Semifinals for all men's and women's...