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Todd Clever
Larissa Falls - Aug 10, 2023

It’s been exactly 16 years since France last hosted the Rugby World Cup tournament. Larissa Falls interviewed former 2007 competitor and hard-hitting USA International Back-Rower, Todd Clever, as he takes us down memory lane and looks toward the 2031 Rugby World Cup to be held in the United States. Todd Clever: RWC Anniversary 2007 Memories […]

Toronto Arrows and the Seattle Seawolves battle for the Ball on April 22, 2023

The Toronto Arrows loses a close game as they were unable to close the deal as the Seattle Seawolves came from behind to win at York Lions Stadium. There were more positives than in the previous game against the New England Free Jacks, but still unable to get a result. Toronto Arrows loses close game […]

New England Free Jacks won big on April 15, 2023

TORONTO, ON – The New England Free Jacks won big as they scored 80 points against the Arrows. The Free Jacks showed why they are the best team in the Eastern Conference, and the Arrows will want to forget this game sooner rather than later. The New England Free Jacks won big at York Lions […]

Toronto Arrows D'Shawn Bowen scored three tries as Rugby New York wins thriller

Rugby New York wins thriller as a positive start and a loose Arrows defence in the first half played a big role in shaping the result. Rugby New York wins thriller in the Toronto Arrows home opener Three keys to the game Full Game Summary:#RNY was able to break through the Arrows' defence.#ArrowsUp made some […]

Toronto Arrows v Rugby New York on February 26, 2023

The Toronto Arrows home opener is on Saturday, April. 8 at 4:00 p.m. ET. In that game, they will face Rugby New York. Rugby New York came into MLR in the same year as the Arrows and are currently the defending MLR champions. Toronto Arrows home opener against Rugby New York on April 8 Toronto […]

Toronto Arrows Loyal Player, Mike Sheppard

Toronto Arrows’ Mike Sheppard is the current vice-captain who plays both the lock and flanker position for the Arrows. He has been with the team even before the Arrows made the jump to MLR. The Brampton native, born on December 20, 1988, has been a mainstay with the Canadian professional rugby union team. He has […]

Toronto Arrows dependable player Sam Malcolm at Silverbacks Park

Sam Malcolm has been a mainstay for the Toronto Arrows. This includes being part of the inaugural 2019 MLR team for the Arrows. He has played professionally in Canada, as well as with Japan for the Kamaishi Seawaves, after graduating through the New Zealand rugby system before taking his talents offshore. Good night, Arrows fans […]

Toronto Arrows as they get prepared for the game at Silverbacks Park

The Toronto Arrows will travel to SeatGeek Stadium next Saturday as they face the expansion side, the Chicago Hounds. Both teams have played two games each and are both winless right now. Toronto Arrows face the Chicago Hounds at SeatGeek Stadium Chicago Hounds A historic first half here in Chicago 🔥#Rugby — The Rugby […]

Now Former MLR Commissioner George Killebrew Steps Down

On Friday, George Killebrew officially stepped down as MLR Commissioner as stated in a Major League Rugby press release. Killebrew was MLR’s second and right now longest-ever serving MLR Commissioner. Under his leadership, Major League Rugby was able to have sustainable growth and most notably supported the players financially during the difficult COVID-19 times. Former […]

Toronto Arrows playing against Rugby ATL on April 2, 2022

The Rugby ATL defence helped them win this last weekend, in what ended up being a close game against Toronto. The Arrows had trouble breaking through Atlanta’s defence. It was not just defence though, as Atlanta made some great individual and teamwork tries to win the game over their Fire and Ice Cup rivals. Rugby […]

Toronto Arrows announces a historical announcement with TIRF Rugby as Adrian Wadden wears the jersey

The Toronto Arrows make a historic announcement when it was revealed that their jersey partner would be TIRF Rugby (short for the Toronto Inner-City Rugby Foundation). This announcement is significant to the Arrows and the rugby world, as this is the first time in club history that the club has a non-profit organization as its […]

Fire and Ice Cup Rivals, the Toronto Arrows and Rugby ATL playing on April 2, 2022

The 2023 Fire and Ice Cup will be the headline of the February 17 game between Rugby ATL and the Toronto Arrows. Rugby ATL is looking to win their third consecutive trophy, while the Arrows will look to win their first-ever Fire and Ice Cup. 2023 Fire and Ice Cup: can the Toronto Arrows defeat […]

New Zealand's Kurt Baker runs with the ball at Queensland Country Bank as he will play in the 2023 MLR season with Old Glory DC

The 2023 MLR season will see the addition of one new team. This will be the Chicago Hounds, based out of Bridgeview, Illinois. However, this season also marks the time that MLR loses two teams, the LA Giltinis and the Austin Gilgronis. Austin was one of the original seven teams in the league while Los […]

Toronto Arrows playing against Old Glory DC at York Lions Stadium as they get ready for the 2023 Toronto Arrows MLR Season

The 2023 Toronto Arrows MLR season will be about redemption. After a successful inaugural season where they made the playoffs and a positive start to 2020 before COVID-19 permanently stopped games from being played, the Arrows have struggled. In the 2021 Toronto Arrows season, they struggled again, with a big part of that ‘not playing […]

Owain Ruttan in 2018 ready to face Westshore and now was part of the Toronto Arrows MLR draft

ANALYSIS – The only Canadian MLR and present professional rugby union team (as of right now) did their MLR Draft back in August. The Toronto Arrows MLR Draft was also similar to the one last year. This is in terms of Canadian players, as all three players drafted were Canadian and came from Canadian universities. […]

Rugby Canada’s Ashley Corrigan With the Ball as Rugby Canada Finishes First Place in Pool B in Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland, NZ – Rugby Canada finishes first in Pool B with a 29-14 victory at Waitakere Stadium in the 2021 Rugby World Cup. It was also a victory against their rivals, USA Rugby, who share rivalries in not just rugby union, but in other sports as well like ice hockey, lacrosse, and soccer. Rugby Canada […]

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2003 RWC Anniversary: Simon Shaw
Larissa Falls - Oct 26, 2022

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 […]

Paris Skyline: Paris 2024 Olympics
James Alunga - Oct 26, 2022

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 […]

Stade de la Beaujoire, one of the RWC 2023 venues
James Alunga - Oct 26, 2022

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 […]

England won ugly yet momentum growing; RWC Pool D
Charlie Inglefield - Oct 26, 2022

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. […]

2003 RWC 20th Anniversary: Matt Giteau interview
Larissa Falls - Oct 26, 2022

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, […]

Rugby World Cup 2023 fixtures: Top games in Round Two action
Connor Dickins - Oct 26, 2022

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 […]