Eddie Jones Rugby World Cup squad alternatives

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Who should Eddie Jones be looking at ahead of the Rugby World Cup The Gallagher Premiership is back and now in full swing. Most of the internationals have made a return to their clubs after a busy summer period at Test level too. Eyes are coming around to the national team once more. The Autumn […] READ MORE


The Rugby Queen of our Hearts

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In the most humble and respectful tone, Last Word on Rugby wishes to recognize and to honour the passing of the Monarch. A woman who some would see as the ‘Rugby Queen of our Hearts’. In doing this, firstly a reflection on the Queen who was to the majority, a constant leader and figurehead of […] READ MORE


England’s Rugby World Cup squad contenders

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England’s Rugby World Cup squad will be shaped in the coming weeks as the Gallagher Premiership season prepares to get underway. Who will lead the list of contenders for England’s Rugby World Cup squad? There will be a number of established players with work to do and some promising talent that might just break into […] READ MORE


The Future of the Gallagher Premiership

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There is no greater feeling than watching a career manifest in front of your very own eyes. This article aims to shine an early spotlight on some relatively unknown players in the Gallagher Premiership. Will this season bring even more young talent to the forefront? We review below the names we know already and some […] READ MORE


Is THIS British and Irish Lions XV better than Warren Gatland’s?

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Warren Gatland recently named his British and Irish Lions XV after the Summer Internationals. Unsurprisingly, Ireland took 9 spots following their historic series win in New Zealand. LWOS Rugby’s Connor Dickins picked an alternative XV, containing 6 Irish players, and 6 English. This is a side designed to physically annihilate the opposition, with a scary […] READ MORE


England Rugby: Positives and Negatives of Australia Tour

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England sealed the series after defeating Australia 21-17 last weekend. And yet, it seemed totally overshadowed by Ireland’s triumph over the All Blacks. This kind of epitomises England Rugby’s Summer tour: good, but not world-class. So what were the improvements, fall-backs, and new stars of the England rugby team? And how far are they from […] READ MORE