Women Take a Prime Position in New Zealand Rugby

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New Zealand has produced some fine rugby players, and had some great performances over 2016. The game is varied, with society today more fairly represented on the field as women take a prime position in New Zealand Rugby (NZR). The women’s game is strong, and it is time to celebrate that openly. The numbers of […] READ MORE


Coach Speak: How the Manager Today Is Speaking Out

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Over the development of professional rugby, the players voice seems to have softened. No longer as accessible, it appears that ‘Coach Speak’ is the popular channel for teams to communicate. Think Eddie Jones, Michael Cheika, Warren Gatland or Steve Hansen. Each is well spoken, and this shows how the manager today is speaking out. Today, […] READ MORE


NZ Rugby On Summer Leave

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After a season that runs from February to November, nobody will deny that the players deserve a break. And with New Zealand Rugby On Summer Leave, it is only the Sevens game which will sustain fans thirst for the All Black shirt running out onto the rugby field. Rest and relaxation is what most players and […] READ MORE


International Test Rugby Results – Week Four

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In the final official weekend for Autumn International test matches, there were some classic battles. Across the men’s and women’s games, rivalries again allowed great examples of the game to be played. From Béziers, France to Dublin, Ireland. Find all the International Test Rugby Results here, with Last Word On Rugby. International Test Rugby Results Week Four raised the […] READ MORE


All Blacks Win Final Test Match of 2016 vs France

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In an entertaining game played at the Stade de France in Paris, the All Blacks won their final test match of 2016 against France 19-24. In a rivalry spread of over 100 years, the match completed the International season for each team. The New Zealand side had successfully won 13/14 games, with the sole defeat at the […] READ MORE


Several NZ Rugby Teams Named

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New Zealand teams are currently preparing for matches and for critical tournaments across the globe. From the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, to Autumn International test rugby, NZ rugby teams named this week will each have success as their key goals. Several NZ Rugby Teams Named New Zealand (NZ) Rugby hold a proud place on […] READ MORE


French Rugby: 50 Shades of Blue

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International sport is very often a home and away team each competing for national glory.  Be it Rugby Union, Football or One day Cricket, the team kit represents that sides pride in their jersey. As France and New Zealand get set to play each other in Paris, the French rugby team kit is once again […] READ MORE


NZ Rugby Final Test Frustrations

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Dane Coles, the All Blacks hooker, has inadvertently ‘pinned the tail on the donkey’. He told media on Sunday night in Paris that “when you look back on other end-of-year tours, the last game is always the toughest one.” And Final Test Frustrations are common across many sports with such long calendar seasons. Take Rugby League: […] READ MORE


British and Irish Lions 2017 ticket ballot finalized

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The 2017 British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand has built-up an incredible amount of interest. The hotly coveted three test match series tickets are in demand from both local fans in New Zealand (NZ), and overseas rugby fans alike. With limitations on available seats, this week the official Lions 2017 Ticket Ballot finalized it’s allocation […] READ MORE


International Test Rugby Results – Week Three

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In a memorable weekend, there were over a dozen International Test Rugby matches played across Europe. Both Men’s and Women’s teams competed on the International stage–some predictable results, while there were some incredible match outcomes. International Test Rugby Results – Week Three If anyone were to tell you last week, that Italy would secure a […] READ MORE