Pro12 Table Starting to Take Shape

After three rounds of action the Pro12 table is taking shaping with the top six pulling clear of the weaker teams. Here is a look at their displays so far.
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Away Sides Cause Upsets in Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals (excerpt)

As with the Champions Cup there will be a new name on the trophy in the 'second tier' competition, as the away sides cause...

SUPER RUGBY: 2017 Match Schedule

The 2017 Super Rugby tournament kicks-off on Thursday 23 February with the Melbourne Rebels hosting the Auckland-based Blues at AAMI Park in Melbourne. With...

NZ Rugby Grandstand – Week Five Mitre 10 Cup

This week, it is nearing mid-season of the Mitre 10 Cup. With the 14 sides broken into two-tiers; Premiership and Championship, the nine round...

Steve Lansdown a Key Asset to Bristol Rugby Survival Hopes

At the end of Aviva Premiership round three, Bristol Rugby have perhaps predictably sunk to the bottom of the table. After a narrow loss...
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 5 - Waikato v Taranaki

Waikato Keep Ranfurly Shield With Late Comeback

In a thrilling encounter, Waikato have retained the Ranfurly Shield after drawing with Taranki in Hamilton this evening. There was controversy late in this game....

Foreign Legion Players in Premiership Rugby

As the Aviva Premiership is kicking into full gear, from a distance you notice the International player roster. It appears that every side has...
Super Rugby Quarterfinal - Brumbies v Highlanders

Never Any Doubt of Highlanders Character (excerpt)

In the opening act of the Finals Series, the Highlanders traveled to Australia in an attempt to beat the Brumbies. With recent history favouring...
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‘RugbySmart’ Focus on Injury Prevention in Sport

ACC New Zealand have expanded the New Zealand Rugby promoted 'RugbySmart' player safety focus program. Designed as a prevention tool for all sports, but Rugby-specific...
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 5 - Wellington v Bay of Plenty

Super Saturday: Jam-packed Rugby Weekend

Last Word On Rugby is coming to you live out of Christchurch, New Zealand where this morning's column delivers you a jam-packed rugby weekend. There is...