2017 Lions tour rewarded – Northern Hemisphere rugby closing the gap

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Northern Hemisphere Rugby Closing The Gap With the British & Irish Lions having touched down following an enthralling drawn series in New Zealand, the analysis of the series for both the home and away sides, will continue long into the summer. One thing that is apparent, is the bridging of ‘a gap’ for Northern Hemisphere […] READ MORE


#1 ‘Lions Flashback’- New Zealand v British and Irish Lions 2017

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A week removed from the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand, it is only fitting that Last Word on Rugby offer rugby fans a ‘Lions flashback’ to recall three key moments of the drawn series. Our series of ‘Lions flashback’ videos have covered series from the 1930’s, with tours of New Zealand, Australia and South Africa recalled. […] READ MORE




All Blacks hot favourites in DHL Lions Series decider

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The All Blacks have more than history on their side at Eden Park as one of the biggest matches in the careers of 46-players kicks off later tonight. It’s the game that World Rugby has been crying out for – but even the most informed of rugby pundits wouldn’t be backing anything other than an […] READ MORE





Lions survive the Hurricane in high scoring midweek game

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In the final midweek game of the 2017 tour, it was your typical ‘game of two halves’. A fired-up British and Irish Lions team taking the early lead, only for the barnstorming home side to come within a whisker of stealing a win. A thrilling 31-31 draw was a close-run-thing, as the Lions survive the […] READ MORE