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Greig Laidlaw
Greig Laidlaw reveals Glasgow Warriors contact as he looks forward to Japan move
Gavin Harper - Jul 7, 2020

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw revealed he spoke to Glasgow Warriors Head Coach Danny Wilson about a move to Scotstoun before signing for NTT Communications Shining Arcs. Laidlaw, who ended his 76-cap Scotland career after the 2019 Rugby World Cup, has signed a two-year deal to play for the Top League side, whose squad also […]

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England squad options for International rugby restart
England squad options for International rugby restart
David Jones - Sep 29, 2020

To assess the England rugby squad options that are available, one needs to look far and wide. From current squad members and to include in-form players. We are not far away from Eddie Jones first squad announcement since rugby restarted. The break in the season has allowed for some players to stand out and put […]

Gregor Townsend
Gregor Townsend ‘can’t wait’ for international rugby to return

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend admits he “can’t wait” for international rugby to return next month, as his Scotland side prepare for a busy end to the year. Gregor Townsend’s side will first face Georgia at BT Murrayfield on October 23, a warm-up match for their Guinness Six Nations finale against Wales at Parc y […]

Pat Lam - Bristol Bears Top 4 Race to go "right down to the wire"
Pat Lam – Bristol Bears top 4 race to go “right down to the wire”

Following a mammoth extra-time win over Bordeaux at the weekend, Pat Lam and his Bristol Bears take on Leicester Tigers midweek. Bristol sits fifth in the Premiership, likely needing maximum points from their final games to get a play-off berth. David Challis, caught up with Pat Lam to get all the insight from the Bristol […]

Gallagher Premiership
Gallagher Premiership 2020/21 full fixture list

The Gallagher Premiership starts in less than two months and Last Word on Rugby brings you the full list of fixtures with all the information you need to know ahead the 24th campaign of the top flight. Gallagher Premiership’s 24th campaign Harlequins and Exeter Chiefs have been handed the honour of kicking off the 2020/21 […]

South African professional rugby
South African professional rugby returns: Super Fan Saturday

South African professional rugby returned to action on Super Fan Saturday. The event was held at Loftus Versveld in Pretoria on Saturday, with the four Super Rugby franchises on display. A return to rugby action It is too easy to make assumptions about teams and players, but the context of the matches does need to […]

The Toronto Wolfpack Super League status deferred
Raheem Bashir - Sep 27, 2020

The Toronto Wolfpack and their fans will need to wait a bit longer. Their application to return to Super League has been deferred to next month according to Sky Sports. As a result, the Wolfpack has four more weeks to convince Super League. The Toronto Wolfpack Decision Deferred to October The Wolfpack has four more […]

Finn Russell delighted to make Champions Cup final

Finn Russell was delighted to have helped guide Racing 92 to the Heineken Champions Cup final. The Scotland stand-off was at the heart of their win over defending champions Saracens in Paris on Saturday, and is now setting his sights on next month’s final. Racing 92 advance to the @ChampionsCup final! 💙 The Parisians end […]

Qantas Wallabies
Qantas has killed Rugby Australia, or has it?
Paul Peerdeman - Sep 25, 2020

Earlier this week, Qantas announced they would stop as sponsor of the Wallabies. It ends a partnership of 30 years. Financially, it could be the deathblow for struggling Rugby Australia. In other ways, it might just be their saviour too. The financial shortfall could not come at a worse time. The union was in trouble […]