Full list of 2020-21 Guinness Pro14 transfers

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With the Guinness Pro14 season set to resume in August, clubs are busy completing transfers ahead of the restart and next season. Robert Rees brings you a complete list of transfers from the league.  The list will continue to be updated as every signing/departure is made, so make sure to keep checking in. Last update: […] READ MORE


Sam Lousi banned for five weeks following Munster punch

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Scarlets’ Sam Lousi will be side-lined for five weeks after a red card was shown by Mike Adamson for a punch against Munster in their round 13 fixture in the Guinness Pro14.  Sam Lousi taking five Lousi was shown a red card by referee Mike Adamson (SRU) under Law 9.12 – a player must not […] READ MORE


Gloucester Rugby defeat Connacht 26-17: main talking points

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A spirited second-half performance from Gloucester Rugby against Connacht saw them secure a vital bonus-point win to keep their Heineken Champions Cup hopes alive. It finished Gloucester 26-17 over Connacht, at Kingsholm. Tries from Louis Rees-Zammit, Jake Polledri and a brace from man of the match Tom Marshall helped the Cherry and Whites move up […] READ MORE


Challenge Cup Round One summary

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There have been some impressive performances so far in the Challenge Cup but who are the early contenders? Robert Rees has your Challenge Cup round one summary to help guide you through all the weekend’s action.  Pool One Standings Dragons – 5 points Clermont – 5 points Northampton – 0 points Timisoara Sarcens – 0 […] READ MORE


The Psychology of Rugby: High Flyers

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Over two articles, Last Word On Rugby will look at the more successful teams and high flyers who have 'nailed' the psychological side of the game. Conversely, those who have struggled to cope with the pressure. The opening analysis looks at the more successful sides in Northern Hemisphere rugby. READ MORE



Pro12 Table Starting to Take Shape

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After three rounds of action the Pro12 table is taking shaping with the top six pulling clear of the weaker teams. Here is a look at their displays so far. READ MORE