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 […]

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 […]

Matt Banahan playing rugby
Ross Sanderson - Aug 28, 2023

Not only have the Scotland Women’s side named their training squad of 32 for October’s WXV competition this week, but they have also bolstered their backroom staff with the addition of former England Men’s international Matt Banahan. Banahan links up with the team as an assistant coach, focusing primarily on attack.  As the women’s game […]

Road to RWC 2023: Springboks crash Wales in historic away win
James Alunga - Aug 24, 2023

The Springboks cruised past Wales in Cardiff to earn a historic 16-52 win, on the ‘road to RWC2023’ for the World Champions. The Boks are currently on a three-match winning streak and will hope to continue with this trend in their final pre-World Cup match against a formidable All Blacks side this Friday night. Embed […]

Rugby Canada lock player, Tyson Beukeboom as the Canadian women earn memorable win

The Canadian women earn a memorable win at TD Place Stadium against the Wallaroos. It was a convincing win, with the defence playing a big deal in Canada’s win over Australia. Canadian women earn memorable win with a fantastic performance in Ottawa Full game summary Full Game Summary: Tyson Beukeboom and Sarah-Maude Lachance had fantastic […]

Rugby Canada Team on July 9, 2023

Both teams, with a 1-1 record, will look to end the Pacific Four Series in second place after New Zealand defeated Canada in an exciting game with over 10,000 fans in the game. Now Rugby Canada plays the Wallaroos in Australia Rugby to determine who likely finishes second in the Pacific Four Series tournament. Canada […]

Rugby Canada Player, Emily Tuttosi

Emily Tuttosi, was born and raised in Souris, Manitoba. The hooker has made her name professionally with the Exeter Chiefs and the Rugby Canada national team. She is 27 years old and is 5’7″. Emily Tuttosi: Rugby Canada’s needed hooker Emily Tuttosi’s childhood Tuttosi began her rugby union journey with her twin sister, Amy (source: […]

Rugby Canada Team Huddle Including Paige Farries, Who Is Part of the Rugby Canada Pacific Four Series Roster

The Rugby Canada Pacific Four Series has already started on April 1 at Estadio Nacional Complutense. In that game, the Canadians came away as the 50-17 winners over the U.S. in women’s rugby in Madrid, Spain. Canada will now play their other two opponents New Zealand and Australia at TD Place Stadium in the nation’s […]

New Zealand women's rugby team

The New Zealand women’s rugby side completed preparations, and are now all set for the ‘invited guests’ at the 2021 Rugby World Cup. Hosting the postponed 2021 edition, the world champion Black Ferns played Japan on Saturday in what was a double-header fixture on Eden Park. Opening the day of two International clashes, New Zealand […]

Prevent Biometrics’ instrumented mouthguards worn at Rugby World Cup

As the build-up continues, news out that the World’s top female rugby players are to wear smart mouthguards at the Rugby World Cup 2021 is a landmark agreement to help reduce concussions and introduce technology into the sport. ‘Smart’ instrumented mouthguards will be offered to all Rugby World Cup 2021 teams ahead of the October […]

England's Marlie Packer poses for a selfie with fans two months before the Women's Rugby World Cup
Edward Munro-Martin - Oct 3, 2022

It’s World Cup week! On Saturday, the Red Roses begin their task of winning the Women’s Rugby World Cup for the third time. They enter the tournament as hot favourites and are on an incredible 25-game winning streak! Who though are the players that are crucial to making this England side tick and who will […]

Emily Scarratt masterclass Day 3/Black Ferns cakewalk Day 4

It was an Emily Scarratt masterclass when the classic ‘Le Crunch’ fixture was played out between France and England on Day Three of the 2021 Rugby World Cup. That was followed a day later by a somewhat Black Ferns cakewalk over Wales at Waitakere Stadium, on Day Four of the New Zealand-hosted tournament. Contrasts for […]

Ready for RWC2021 semi-finals

Supporters across the globe are now ready for the RWC2021 semi-finals, which start on Saturday, November 5 at Eden Park: #ENGvCAN #NZLvFRA The best women’s rugby players have laid down their credentials at this RWC (Rugby World Cup), with England and New Zealand holding elite positions, while Canada and France are ‘biting at their heels’. […]

Rugby Union

Wrapping up the presents, it’s appropriate to consider the Best and Worst list of Rugby 2022. From the teams and competitions across the globe, this is a small selection to end the calendar year on a positive note. For all the positives in the sport, it is competitive, there must be a winning and a […]

France Wins Bronze Medal over Rugby Canada in Auckland, New Zealand

This Saturday on the last day of the World Cup, France wins bronze medal at Eden Park. This was France’s third-straight bronze medal, and while disappointing not to appear in the Cup final, they completed a confidence-boosting win. Rugby Canada finished in fourth place [for the fourth time] and must look closely at this result. […]

World Rugby Awards 2022 nominees

With players and clubs able to successfully reactivate their calendars after the pandemic, the World Rugby Awards 2022 ceremony in Monaco is set to celebrate a ‘full year of footy’. Nominees have been unveiled across all categories, in the afterglow of the successful 2021 Rugby World Cup, and with two more weeks of the Autumn […]

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Welsh Rugby Union head coach Warren Gatland looks on with pride after the Wales Grand Slam Celebration
Thomas Booth - Nov 14, 2022

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 […]

Your Favourite Rugby Players' Most Interesting Hobbies
Ricky Carroll, Editor - Nov 14, 2022

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 […]

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 - Nov 14, 2022

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 - Nov 14, 2022

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

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