Rugby

HSBC Paris Sevens

Mike Friday, and Finding the Key to USA Rugby’s Growth

From Last Word on Rugby, by Kyle Willoughby. The growth of the US Sevens team is well documented. This is in no small part due...

Displaying New Self Belief in South African Rugby

From the Last Word on Rugby department. Some will reflect on the last 12 months for the Springboks, as a year in crisis. And yes,...
In the Rugby Pod

‘In the Bin’ Rugby Pod – Season 1, Episode 3

  From the Last Word on Rugby department. In this week's episode of the 'In the Bin Rugby Pod', we return to discuss the 2017/18 Aviva...

Springboks Draw Perth Test Against Wallabies in Rugby Championship

A below par quality game saw the Springboks Draw the Perth Test against the Wallabies in Perth on Saturday.
New Zealand v Australia - The Rugby Championship

Steve Hansen 101 “Never Assume Anything in Test Rugby My Son”

From the Last Word on Rugby department. Over the years of his International coaching career, Steve Hansen looks like a man who is becoming more...

Josh McNally – “There was a silver lining for me when...

From Last Word on Rugby, by Josh Bartholomew. In the aftermath of London Irish's surprise opening weekend win, Josh Bartholomew visited the club's training facility...
Argentina v New Zealand - The Rugby Championship

Wholesale Changes for All Blacks v Argentina; The Rugby Championship

With so many wholesale changes for All Blacks v Argentina on Saturday, it appears that the rotation is being utilized during The Rugby Championship 2017
NRL Rd 26 - Storm v Raiders

Melbourne Storm Seal NRL Telstra Minor Premiers Title in 2017

From the Last Word on Rugby department. After a year of being 'almost perfect' Craig Bellamy and his Melbourne Storm team have claimed another NRL...
England Women's Rugby World Cup Squad Announcement

England Women’s Rugby Looks to Rediscover the ‘Inner Warrior’

Last Word on Rugby, by Fiona Thomas. This September will see the relaunch of ‘Inner Warrior’ camps – a nationwide campaign by England Rugby to...
Wasps v Sale Sharks - Aviva Premiership

Lovobalavu Shines in Round One as Wasps Sting Sale Sharks

From Last Word on Rugby, by Harvey Grant. This opening game of the 2017/18 season, was a great 80 minutes of attacking rugby from both teams....
Saracens v London Wasps - Aviva Premiership

Aviva Premiership and Championship Rugby Players Part of Ground-breaking Head Concussion...

This ground-breaking head concussion study across Premiership and Championship rugby will run alongside the existing HIA off field screen that will be for a fixed period of ten minutes.
Mitre 10 Cup Rd 1 - North Harbour v Otago

Next Step Hardest Yet for Harbour Rugby in M10 Cup Premiership

Last Word on Rugby department. From such a great start, the Harbour Rugby side's next step of their 2017 Mitre 10 Cup Premiership season is...
New Zealand Black Ferns Team Arrival

World Cup Title Number Five: What Changes for Women’s Rugby in...

From the Last Word on Rugby department. After the New Zealand Black Ferns rugby team achieved their fifth World Championship in 20 years, the plaudits...
England v New Zealand - Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 Final

2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup Dream Team Selection

From the Last Word on Rugby department. With every big event in the rugby calendar; especially a World Cup tournament, organizers name the best players...
England v New Zealand - Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 Final

Change in Tactics Wins New Zealand Black Ferns WRWC2017 Title

After being down in the first half, a change in tactics wins New Zealand Black Ferns the Women's Rugby World Cup title for 2017
Meads Cup Final - Mid Canterbury v North Otago

New Significance for Meads Cup in Heartland Rugby Championship 2017

From the Last Word on Rugby department. There will undoubtedly be a new significance for the Meads Cup in the Heartland Rugby Championship, 2017. In...