The Toronto Arrows team will not play in the 2024 MLR season

The Toronto Arrows will not play in the 2024 MLR season. The breaking news was announced on Monday night that the Arrows will not play participate in 2024, after exhaustive efforts to sustain the organisation. A sad result for the franchise, who came into Major League Rugby in 2019 (the other being Rugby United New […]

Twickenham Stadium - The England Rugby duo of Mitchell and Martin look to bring England Rugby back to the top
Charlie Inglefield - Nov 6, 2023

Any way you want to break it down, Steve Borthwick has got England rugby believing again. And it is with the potential England Rugby duo of Alex Mitchell and George Martin hinting a more time near to the top of the Test arena. A semi-final spot which could and should have been a final shoot-out […]

WXV1 Rugby - England v Canada on Friday

Paige Farries, is a winger/outside back who represents Canada, and is originally from Red Deer, Alberta. However, she now lives in Vancouver Island, which is also where the Rugby Canada headquarters are in Greater Victoria, at Langford. Farries was born on August 12, 1994, and stands 5 foot 9 inches, a good height for an […]

Tyson Beukeboom at the Pacific Four Series on July 14, 2023

Tyson Beukeboom, a 6’0″ veteran lock for the Canadian team, is on the roster for the upcoming WXV 1 games. They are in the same group as New Zealand, Australia, England, France, and Wales. Canada will only play England, France and Wales in the competition, with the winner being determined by the team at the […]

Joe van Niekerk at Stade Mathon
Larissa Falls - Oct 4, 2023

We caught up with former South Africa Back-Rower, Joe van Niekerk, to look back on his time at the 2003 Rugby World Cup with the Springboks. He also opened up about his predictions for the national side this 2023 RWC. 2003 Rugby World Cup Anniversary: Joe van Niekerk Using the touchline as an extra defender, […]

Parc Olympique Lyonnais, home of the New Zealand vs. Uruguay and the France vs. Italy Game
James Alunga - Oct 3, 2023

The RWC 2023 fourth round sees teams tightly paired and will require the fifth round to decide the second spots for the quarterfinal. RWC 2023 fourth round: There are quarterfinal spots up for grabs Pool A The RWC 2023 fourth round sees quarterfinal second spots up for grabs with New Zealand and Italy still in […]

Stade Vélodrome, home of the South Africa-Tonga game
James Alunga - Sep 26, 2023

The [Rugby World Cup] RWC 2023 race for the quarterfinal is on in the fourth round after matches in game week three saw teams that topped their various pools solidify their positions winning all their three matches while the rest fought for the remaining spots. Race for the quarterfinals of the RWC 2023 4 poules […]

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

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. […]

2003 RWC Anniversary: Simon Shaw
Larissa Falls - Sep 22, 2023

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 - Sep 22, 2023

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 - Sep 20, 2023

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 […]

Thomas Booth - Sep 8, 2023

“Being Louis Rees-Zammit” is a BBC One Wales documentary, edited and directed by Huw Crowley, with Steffan Morgan executive producing. A previous BBC One Wales documentary, “Slammed” is reviewed here. This writer was prepared for a cringe-fest, and although there are some cringe moments, Rees-Zammit comes across relatively unscathed. This is typical. We just can't […]

14 Facts from Top14 Round Three
Larissa Falls - Sep 7, 2023

The weird, the wacky, the numbers and names, we’ve got the Top14 Round Three covered. Larissa Falls delves deep to look at the best facts and figures from the French domestic league competition from last weekend’s action.  14 Facts from Top14 Round Three There were five multiple-try scorers in Top14 Round Three action last weekend: […]

Larissa Falls - Sep 4, 2023

RWC Anniversary: 2007 Memories with Mamuka Gorgodze It’s been exactly 16 years since France last hosted the Rugby World Cup tournament. I was lucky enough to interview former 2007 competitor and Georgian international back-rower, Mamuka Gorgodze, as he takes us down memory lane and looks towards this years’ campaign.    What are your memories of […]

Stade Geoffroy-Guichard exterior and one of the venue used in the RWC 2023 Pool C
James Alunga - Sep 4, 2023

RWC 2023 Pool C matches might be a case that ‘it’s anyone’s game to lose’. The pool promises to be exhilarating, as most of the teams have had mixed results in their recent test matches, making for somewhat of an unknown factor. The Rugby World Cup (RWC) is a different environment though.  Fiji who have […]

Parc OL is one of the host venues for the RWC 2023 Pool A
James Alunga - Sep 2, 2023

Pool A promises to be a thriller with the host France taking on the All Blacks in the opening match of the RWC (Rugby World Cup) 2023. The host of this year’s RWC 2023 France will be keen to better their results in front of their home crowd. These two rugby powerhouse will be keen […]

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Charlie Inglefield - Sep 2, 2023

The 2024 Six Nations is just around the corner and so starts the four-year cycle for all teams. For England and Steve Borthwick, the foundations have been laid by an encouraging semi-final performance at the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Charlie Inglefield asks what might this team look like through the eyes of Borthwick? And whether […]

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Charlie Inglefield - Sep 2, 2023

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Larissa Falls - Sep 2, 2023

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Saracens flanker, Andy Christie, is one of the reasons of the Saracens reasserting their title credentials
Charlie Inglefield - Sep 2, 2023

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Darryn te Roller - Sep 2, 2023

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Gallagher Premiership Rugby returns to Limelight after RWC finale weekend

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