Blaine Scully treasures Cardiff Blues memories in post-rugby life

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Blaine Scully has called time on his professional rugby career, but looks back on his time with Leicester Tigers, Cardiff Blues and USA fondly as he looks forward to a life of parenthood and ambition.  The former Eagles captain spoke to Robert Rees about his post-rugby life, his journey into rugby and his time travelling […] READ MORE


France; the most ill-disciplined World Rugby country in 2019/20

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France top the list as most ill-disciplined World Rugby country in 2019-20, rattling up 10 red cards across the four major professional league’s, international tests, and the World Cup. Rugby’s clampdown on how the laws of the game are now refereed and interpreted have meant a spate of cards this year, including 51 red cards […] READ MORE


‘Simply the Best’ – 2019 Rugby World Cup try scoring highlights

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Looking back at last year’s tournament, it is enjoyable to now to isolate some of the best 2019 Rugby World Cup try highlights. So knowing the result – and still clapping our hands over South Africa’s fine achievement – Last Word on Rugby dove into the video files, and found some gems that we considered […] READ MORE


‘Beast’ Tendai Mtawarira retires with a Golden Glow

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If you can recall watching any Springboks match, then the cry from the crowd ‘Beast’ whenever Tendai Mtawarira received the ball, will be recalled with fond memories. And now, as the prop forward retires from International rugby, he leaves under the shine of a Golden Glow. The 34-year old veteran of 117 Tests confirmed his […] READ MORE


Swansong match for All Blacks leadership group of Five

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In a game that some claimed to be a waste of time it took the All Blacks leadership group 40 minutes to prove that age is no barrier to success. With a combined age of 163 years, the group of five All Blacks leadership failed to show their age. Along with a committed squad of […] READ MORE


2019 Rugby World Cup Final Preview: England v South Africa

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Finally, after six thrilling weeks of competition, the World Cup Final has arrived. England v South Africa. Contests between these two sides are always brutal and Saturday’s final will be no different. South Africa seemingly are going in with their full metal jacket approach. They will want to bash England into submission. England will also […] READ MORE


England’s road to recovery: Five key moments to redemption

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England have a chance for history. Four years ago, English rugby experienced its darkest day. Stuart Lancaster and his men dumped out of a home World Cup and a reshuffle was imminent. In came Eddie Jones fresh off the high of an infamous win over the Springboks with up and coming Japan side. Fast forward […] READ MORE


2019 World Cup Final: Rugby’s Beauty and the Beast

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A thrilling 2019 Rugby World Cup will finish on Saturday with either England or the Springboks as the victors. England are heavy favourites after demolishing the All Blacks. And, that will suit South Africa just fine after they outmuscled Wales on Sunday. It feels like a beauty and the beast tussle. Ironic given that England’s […] READ MORE


2019 Final is set for England v South Africa

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After this weekend, the 2019 final was set. It will be England v South Africa in the Rugby World Cup, as they stand side-by-side at the zenith of rugby union. As seen in the above image, Siya Kilosi and his Springboks team won a tight game over Wales 19-16. Thus boosting the chances of the […] READ MORE


Eddie Jones legacy defined by New Zealand win

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He always said “judge me on results”. Now, the Eddie Jones legacy will certainly be judged on results after defeating holders New Zealand in the World Cup semi-finals. The final whistle goes and @EnglandRugby secure their place in Rugby World Cup Final after beating New Zealand 19-7#ENGvNZL #RWC2019 #WebbEllisCup pic.twitter.com/YheIOiMukW — Rugby World Cup (@rugbyworldcup) […] READ MORE