England Rugby Playmaker Strategy

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England won the first of their two match series in Argentina last weekend in a thrilling 38-34 victory over the Pumas. An end result still very much in the balance up until the dying moments, it was evidence of more improvements in England rugby. All steps made towards the next Rugby World Cup. Thrilling Victory […] READ MORE


World Rugby U20 Championships: Knockout Stage Round-up

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After some thrilling pool stage matches in the World Rugby U20 Championships, all twelve sides were back in action in the knockout stages, to determine their final fixtures on Sunday June 18. Last Word on Rugby reporter Aaron Tillyer has been on hand to cover the World Rugby tournament. Here’s a quick round-up of all yesterdays action: Ireland 52 Samoa […] READ MORE


EDDIE’S ENGLAND: Preview of the England Rugby Argentina Tour

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This June, Eddie Jones takes a depleted, youthful and inexperienced squad on the England Rugby Argentina tour. EDDIE’S ENGLAND: Preview of the England Rugby Argentina Tour WHO? WHEN? WHERE? With 30 players currently unavailable through injury or call-ups to British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand, Eddie Jones has taken this opportunity to blood […] READ MORE


World Rugby U20 Championship: Day Two Round-up

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The World Rugby U20 Championship opening round began with a bang. The second pool games once again didn’t fail to disappoint. There were some thrilling contests, most notably Argentina’s match-up with with France. Here’s a round up of all the fixtures from round two: Pool A Australia 33 Samoa 26 Australia had to work hard to earn […] READ MORE


World Rugby U20 Championships: Day One Round-up

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The World Rugby U20 Championships kicked off today in Georgia, with all 12 teams in action for the opening round of the pool stages. The reigning world champions England faced Samoa in a first-ever-meeting between the two sides. New Zealand, fresh from their recent Oceania U20 Championship win, were up against a Scotland team looking to make […] READ MORE





Sudamerica Sevens: Fiji Barbarians Win ‘Vina Del Mar Sevens’

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Fiji Barbarians win Vina Del Mar Sevens to claim the second leg of the Sudamerica Sevens. This hotly contested South American rugby sevens series is played over two legs, with an invitational place on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series up for grabs. The Fijian second-string Barbarians (babas) side faced the Argentina Cougars team in […] READ MORE


Clermont Fly Half Injured Prior to Tough Match vs Toulon

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Clermont Fly Half Patricio Fernandez to Miss 8-10 Weeks of Play Patricio Fernandez, the 22 year old Argentinian phenom, and current Clermont Fly Half suffered a torn Hamstring injury in Clermont’s match this weekend against Toulouse. According to L’Equipe, ‘Fernandez will not be expected to return to Clermont Auvergne until March’ and this has been confirmed […] READ MORE