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McGill University player, Monty Weatherall, drafted by the Toronto Arrows

2023 MLR draft Toronto Arrows: Quebec Universities stand out

The 2023 MLR draft Toronto Arrows game happened a week ago. Canada’s only professional rugby union team as usual selected players from Canadian universities. However, this time, they drafted players from Quebec universities. These players will likely play in the new Arrows gear including the refreshed logo that was revealed on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. […] READ MORE

2003 RWC Anniversary: Simon Shaw

2003 RWC Anniversary: Simon Shaw

It’s been 20 years since England were crowned 2003 Rugby World Cup champions, and Last Word on Rugby caught up with one of the successful squad members Simon Shaw. 2003 Rugby World Cup Anniversary: Simon Shaw Simon Shaw shared with Larissa Falls his favourite moments and memories from the 2003 triumph, and looked ahead to […] READ MORE

Paris Skyline: Paris 2024 Olympics

Paris Olympics 2024: Kenya 7s down South Africa 7s to earn direct ticket to the Olympics

The Paris Olympics 2024 qualification for Africa concluded in Harare, Zimbabwe with Kenya 7s beating South Africa 17-12  in the Africa men’s 7s to earn a direct ticket to next year’s showpiece. The Africa 7s tournament couples up with the Paris Olympics 2024 qualification. The two African rugby powerhouses found themselves in this tournament after […] READ MORE

Stade de la Beaujoire, one of the RWC 2023 venues

RWC 2023 round two matches sees teams solidify their position

The Rugby World Cup 2023 round two matches saw most teams solidify their position in their respective pools. The pools have teams that have the upper hand of featuring in the quarterfinals. Teams leading the pools have so far had two out of two wins in their respective pools. RWC 2023 round two matches overview […] READ MORE

England won ugly yet momentum growing; RWC Pool D

England won ugly yet momentum growing; RWC Pool D

England eventually found a way through a determined but under-par Japanese outfit on Sunday evening. England won ugly yet momentum is growing, with two wins over the pool’s two toughest opponents, Argentina and Japan. It was not pretty but, successful World Cup campaigns rarely are, and England ultimately might have one foot in the quarter-finals. […] READ MORE

2003 RWC 20th Anniversary: Matt Giteau interview

2003 RWC Anniversary: Matt Giteau

Hard to fathom that this year’s Rugby World Cup brings up the 20-year anniversary since the 2003 RWC tournament in Australia. A contest where Wallabies playmaker Matt Giteau would be involved in one of the more epic finales in all RWC folklore. The 40-year-old was then in his early career with the Australian national team, […] READ MORE

Rugby World Cup 2023 fixtures: Top games in Round Two action

Rugby World Cup 2023 fixtures: Top games in Round Two action

The first round of Rugby World Cup 2023 fixtures felt like ‘Christmas come early’ for rugby fans. It was a celebration across the French host nation, and this weekend looks to be just as action-packed. That first weekend certainly delivered some shiny gifts. Attacking flair from Wales v Fiji, a brilliant no-look cross-field kick from […] READ MORE

Opening RWC matches prove that it's "anyone’s tournament to win"

Opening RWC matches prove it’s “anyone’s tournament to win”

The 2023 Rugby World Cup opening round of matches proved that “it’s anyone’s tournament to win”. Teams showcased their prowess and outdid themselves in the heat of France, as compared to their pre-world cup friendly matches. Below is a wrap of each game’s outcome, as sides tested their own preparations against how those of their […] READ MORE