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Your Favourite Rugby Players' Most Interesting Hobbies

Rugby League players are a talented and fearless bunch, so it only stands to reason that amongst them are some unusual hobbies. If you’ve ever wondered what some of the most exciting rugby league players in the world get up to in their spare time, or get up to now that they’ve retired, then we’ve […]

October 13 Premiership Rugby start a week away, 10 clubs ready to go

Beginning in just over a weeks time, the October 13 Premiership Rugby championship will open the 2023/24 season for all 10 teams who have been preparing steadily now, all to be ready for match one, Friday October 13. The focus has been on preseason match-ups and Premiership Rugby Cup fixtures for the majority. These have […]

Former Toronto Arrows Vice-Captain, Mike Sheppard

The 2023 Toronto Arrows season was not a success. Even though it felt that fan support was there, the on-the-field play was not up to par in this most recent MLR season. 2023 Toronto Arrows season wrap; a disappointing MLR campaign A huge reason for that were injuries as well as the inability to get […]

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: […]

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 […]

14 Fun Facts from Top14 Round One
Larissa Falls - Aug 24, 2023

From the weird to the wonderful, the bizarre to the best, 14 fun facts emerged after Round One of the French Top14, Larissa Falls has created a recap of the opening weekend’s results. Encore une masterclass du maestro bayonnais pour cette ouverture du championnat 🔥Dis-nous lequel de ces deux drops tu as préféré 👇#TOP14 @Lopezcamille64 […]

2023/24 Top14 Analysis: Part 2/2
Larissa Falls - Aug 17, 2023

FEATURE: The Top 14 is only three days away and is starting on Friday August 18. Here is a detailed 2023/24 Top14 analysis of the teams competing in the 2023/2024 league this year. This part two of a two-part French Top14 analysis series includes what each team did last year, what are the arrivals, departures, […]

What Alex Craig can bring to Scarlets
Ross Sanderson - Jun 29, 2023

Ahead of the 2023/24 rugby season, Scotland’s Alex Craig has traded the red & white of Gloucester for the red of Llanelli’s Scarlets. Craig is one of eight new signings that Dwayne Peel has made this summer as they look to improve on what was a disappointing 14th-placed URC (United Rugby Championship) finish last season. […]

Toronto Arrows vs NOLA Gold as the Toronto Arrows could not maintain lead

The Toronto Arrows could not maintain their lead and lost at the hands of the NOLA Gold. The Arrows, unlike most other games they played this year, started the game strong and looked like the better team. However, they did not take advantage of their opportunities, as they only led by three in the first […]

Zimbabwe Under 17 Rugby Team Players
Tawanda Mukanuki - Jun 18, 2023

The Grant Khomo Week is a great platform for Zimbabwe Under 17 rugby to participate in. Zimbabwe Under 17 team gearing up for youth week The Zimbabwe under-17  rugby team is putting in the final preparations for the upcoming Grant Khomo Youth Week in South Africa. In previous years the Zimbabwe Under 18 squad used […]

Top 14 final
Iestyn Rhys Thomas - Jun 17, 2023

French rugby’s showpiece event, the Top 14 final will take place at the Stade de France on Saturday, June 17 as Toulouse goes up against European champions La Rochelle. Ronan O’Gara’s side will be looking to avoid a repeat of the 2020/21 season where they lost the final in this fixture after losing the Champions […]

United Rugby Championship final
Tom Brook - Jun 13, 2023

If you’ve watched the United Rugby Championship in recent years then you’ve probably noticed a big change. This is because the tournament underwent a major revamp for the 2021/22 season. The league was rebranded as the URC and expanded to make room for four South African sides. This updated format was somewhat controversial with some […]

Toronto Arrows player Mitch Richardson

Mitch Richardson, the dependable centre/wing player for the Toronto Arrows from Stoney Creek, Ontario, is in his fifth season with the Arrows club. The six-foot-two, 215-pound centre/wing player has been with the Arrows for a very long time and has been a major contributor to the club once again this year. Mitch Richardson: Toronto Arrows’ […]

Toronto Arrows player, Peter Nelson playing against the Houston SaberCats as the Toronto Arrows remain winless

The Toronto Arrows remain winless at home this year as they lost another game, this time at York Lions Stadium. Even with getting two recent draws at home, the Arrows are still struggling to get results at York Lions Stadium. Credit though to Houston, who saw this as a must-win game to keep their MLR […]

Toronto Arrows Winger, D'Shawn Bowen on May 12, 2023

There has not been a lot to be excited about this year for the Toronto Arrows. They are not having a great season and will likely miss the MLR playoffs for the fourth-straight year. However. there is a silver lining, which is D’Shawn Bowen. D’Shawn Bowen: The impactful Toronto Arrows winger 🗣️ "Playing at home, […]

Toronto Arrows player Mitch Richardson plays big role in Toronto Arrows thrilling draw at York Lions Stadium

TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Arrows earns thrilling draw in an exciting match that went back and forth against Rugby ATL. The Arrows trailed the entire game, but were able to score the last 14 points in the game to tie the game late against Atlanta at York Lions Stadium. Toronto Arrows earns thrilling draw […]

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Welsh Rugby Union head coach Warren Gatland looks on with pride after the Wales Grand Slam Celebration
Thomas Booth - May 15, 2023

Warren Gatland has had his say on the Rugby World Cup in France in his recent UK Daily Telegraph article. Wales failed to progress beyond the last eight not because they were outfought and outthought. Rather that there is something wrong with the rules of the game, and how it is played at the highest […]

Rugby Heroes and Villains of 2023; Scotland

In a look back, Last Word on Rugby views the Rugby Heroes and Villains for 2023. Not focused entirely on one or the other – balanced in as how the sport of rugby union is a team-based game; as much as for individuals who can shine or be villainised for their contributions. Over the last […]

Rugby Canada women's team player, Fancy Bermudez, celebrates try against France

The 2023 Rugby Canada women’s team might be seen as one of the best years in the national team’s history. There were many highlights for the national team, including playing the Pacific Four Series in the nation’s capital in the summer. 2023 Rugby Canada women’s team: Finished second in the WXV 1 competition Strengths Players […]

Jean-Bouin, home of the Stace Stade Français vs Leicester game on Sunday

The Champions Cup game of the Stade Français vs Leicester game will take place on Sunday at 12:30 PM ET. This will be the first group-stage game for Stade Français Paris after the Leicester Tigers won on December 10 against the Stormers. While Stade Français lost on the road against the Sale Sharks, it will […]

Marcus Smith, of the Harlequins F.C., playing against Racing 92
Charlie Inglefield - May 15, 2023

The two most impressive teams this past week in European Professional Rugby Club (EPRC) competition were perhaps the Harlequin F.C. and the Exeter Chiefs. And in those games, Marcus Smith and Will Joseph were superb in Harlequins’ scintillating win over Racing 92 in Paris. On Saturday afternoon, the Chiefs were equally impressive in downing mighty […]

Paris Stade Jean-Bouin, one of the 14 home venues for the Top14 Round Nine Games
Larissa Falls - May 15, 2023

If you love a stat or fact, then you’ve come to the right place! After the French Top14 Round Nine concludes, LWOS adds to your weekend’s enjoyment. 14 Fun Facts of Top14 Round Nine Larissa Falls continues her series breaking down the names and numbers from Round Nine of the French Top14. Après un énorme combat, […]

Premiership Rugby home-field advantage

Considering Premiership Rugby home-field advantage, you can question whether it is a constant benefactor? or a changeable one? A discussion for fans and stakeholders alike, home and away sides both. In this season to date, it is not a sole contributor to the current standings although, it will always play it’s part in every sport. […]