Last Word on Rugby Team of the Decade

|

As the end of the decade approaches it is a prime moment to look back and reflect on a scintillating 10 years of rugby. Years of quality football from both hemispheres, where a singular Team of the Decade conversation is a recognition of the sport, and of the game. Our senior writers and management have […] READ MORE


Rugby Highlights 2019 – LWOR top ten

|

When compiling our list of Rugby Highlights, all the contributions were both personal, and a mix of popular and particular. Just like every rugby-conversation though, it is a mix of the most popular, and the most enjoyable moments across another great 12 months for Last Word on Rugby. Rugby Highlights of 2019 – LWOR top […] READ MORE


Danny Cipriani ready to move on from ‘place of discomfort’

|

Gloucester Rugby fly-half Danny Cipriani says his side is ready to move on from ‘place of discomfort’ after one win in six games. Last weekend, a strong second-half performance from the Cherry and Whites saw them secure a 26-17 bonus-point win over Connacht to keep their Champions Cup hopes alive. Having got two losing bonus […] READ MORE


European Champions Cup Pool 2 In Focus

|

Just as the Rugby World Cup concludes rugby fans are treated to the start of the European Champions Cup. It promises to be an exciting ride with a number of exciting sub-plots rumbling on, including Saracens’ salary cap misdemeanors. Here Last Word on Rugby focuses in on Champions Cup Pool 2 which comprises Exeter Chiefs, […] READ MORE



2019/20 European Cup rugby pool draws announced

|

Today the 2019/20 European Cup rugby pool draws were made at the Centre de Congrès Beaulieu in Lausanne, Switzerland. 40 European clubs learnt who they would be facing in European competition, beginning in November. The headline is a tough draw for champions Saracens who will face Munster and Racing 92 in Pool Four of the Champions Cup. […] READ MORE





Hail Leinster Rugby! 2017/18 Double: PRO14 and Champions Cup

|

They will be saying “Hail Leinster Rugby!” The Irish Rugby powerhouse has completed the 2017/18 double: the Guinness PRO14 and European Rugby Champions Cup. A massive achievement, that cements the current status of rugby in Ireland. A status of supremacy, from the national team through to the Celtic League grand final. Leinster 40 – Tries: Toner, Lowe, […] READ MORE