Rugby union – The move to summer rugby?

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Does rugby union need, or warrant a move to ‘summer rugby’? David Chapman takes a look at the pros and cons of the move. Entertainment, Skills and Fans – But at what cost? With a window to explore new ideas during this pandemic, there’s a discussion brewing on the potential for rugby to become a […] READ MORE




Rugby coaching via remote device

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Rugby coaching via remote device has become the new norm, as Coronavirus limits inter-personal contact with sportspeople. That ability to speak directly to your athletes has led to some new and interesting adaptions, from teams around the globe. Coaching now with the introduction of remote devices and online contact is growing at an exponential rate. […] READ MORE




Grand Final Super Saturday, and more

There is little left to say, with the Grand Final Super Saturday engrossing rugby fans in the Southern Hemisphere. With the game a mere few hours away, this is it. Two teams, 80 minutes and so much anticipation to hold the attention of fans on both continents. The two teams are deep into preparations – […] READ MORE


Principality Premiership – key players to watch in 2018/19

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With the Principality Premiership season underway; and the TV fixtures underway following Ebbw Vale vs Aberavon, Robert Rees looks at the influential men who will be key for each team, in the 2018/19 season. Teams are listed alphabetically, with one player chosen that will [likely] influence the fortunes of that team within the Regions. Aberavon […] READ MORE


Fill Your Boots – Making Grass Roots Games Happen

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Fill Your Boots is a grass roots rugby player-exchange program ,which has been running successfully for two years. It is a social media experiment which has generated plenty of co-operation and involvement, bringing like minded fans and organizations closer. Whether you are a rugby club in need of extra bodies to ensure your match takes […] READ MORE


Loud critics motivating Zac Guildford during return to New Zealand

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Back in his first season of top-level provincial rugby for some time, Waikato winger Zac Guildford is a man determined to maintain momentum as his bid to ‘prove the critics wrong’ continues. Talking to Last Word On Rugby, the former All Black and Crusader says he has found new hope since making home in Hamilton […] READ MORE