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...
Black Ferns past and present players to all be 'capped'

Black Ferns ‘past and present’ players to all be Officially Capped

In news that continues the importance of the women's rugby movement, the Black Ferns 'past and present' players are to all be officially Capped in a series of ceremonies by New Zealand Rugby. This is to both celebrate the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup victory, but also timed for an reunion of the 1998 winning Black Ferns XV side
2018 Farah Palmer Cup - 12th team makes for biggest competition ever

2018 Farah Palmer Cup – 12th team makes for biggest competition ever

The inclusion of Taranaki boosts the 2018 Farah Palmer Cup competition by one to 12 teams this season, as NZR and Sky commit to increased coverage
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...
HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 schedule - Fans hold breath

HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 schedule – Fans hold breath

For rugby sevens fans, each season of the World Series gets better, and better. So they will be 'holding their breath' until the Women...
Farah Palmer Cup Final - Counties Manukau v Auckland

Women Take a Prime Position in New Zealand Rugby

New Zealand has produced some fine rugby players, and had some great performances over 2016. The game is varied, with society today more fairly...
Wales Woman Rugby

Wales Women’s rugby claim a first Victory over Ireland in eight years

Wales recorded their first win over the Irish since 2011 with a bonus point victory at the Arms Park. Tries from Beth Lewis, Jasmine...
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...
Australia takes home HSBC Sevens Title

Australia takes home HSBC Women’s Sevens title

The championship was decided before the final match. It was with a last-minute try from Emilee Cherry in the Paris Sevens Cup semi-finals on...