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...
New Zealand referee Rebecca Mahoney appointed to Women's Six Nations panel

New Zealand referee Rebecca Mahoney appointed to Women’s Six Nations panel

A ground-breaking year for referee Rebecca Mahoney has continued with an announcement from World Rugby that she will officiate in the 2019 Women’s Six...
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...
2018 HSBC Dubai Sevens: Black Ferns look to extend Sevens Series lead

2018 HSBC Dubai Sevens: Black Ferns look to extend Sevens Series lead

The New Zealand Black Ferns Sevens team will be looking to extend their lead in the 2018/19 HSBC Women's Sevens Series this weekend, at...
LWOR Oceania Rugby Women’s XVs Dream Team

LWOR Oceania Rugby Women’s XVs Dream Team

With the dust settled and the winner, Fiji crowned we at Last Word on Rugby would like to acknowledge the accomplishments of the Women...
Fijiana wins 2018 Oceania Rugby Women’s XVs Championship

Fijiana wins 2018 Oceania Rugby Women’s XVs Championship

The Fiji Airways Fijiana women's XV side has won and retained, their Oceania Championship title, after thrashing Samoa 43-12 at Churchill Park in Lautoka....
Women's Rugby World Champions to finally host Cup tournament in NZ

Women’s Rugby World Champions to finally host Cup tournament in NZ

After many years of dominance on the field, finally, the Women's Rugby World Champions are to finally host the World Cup tournament, in their...
Nico Jones bright future, and the Red Bull Ignite7 tournament

Nico Jones bright future, and the Red Bull Ignite7 tournament

Talent identification is a critical tool for all leading rugby nations, and this week New Zealand Rugby pointed the finger squarely at Nico Jones....
Black Ferns find healthy challenge from France Women's XV

Black Ferns find healthy challenge from France Women’s XV

In reviewing the World Champion Black Ferns rugby teams' last match scorelines, you would find a 'high range'. Scores of 40 or more are...
2018/19 HSBC USA Women's Sevens: 7 things learned from the opening round

2018/19 HSBC USA Women’s Sevens: 7 things learned from the opening round

The 2018/19 HSBC Women’s Sevens Series kicked off in style last weekend, with the New Zealand Black Ferns 7s winning the first of six...