Leicester Tigers’ Title Defence Starts Slowly!

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Last Saturday saw the opening weekend of the Gallagher Premiership season, with champions Leicester Tigers’ title defence beginning with a trip to Sandy Park to take on Exeter Chiefs. The fixture saw the Tigers go down to a 24-20 defeat, with the Chiefs winning with the clock in the red. So what can we make […] READ MORE


2022/23 Gallagher Premiership: Who peaks prior to the RWC?

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The 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership kicks off in September, with the first round of pre-season fixtures completing an off-season full of change and some disruption. David Jones brings you all you need to know ahead of the season kick-off. 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership is more competitive than ever The hard work continues 💪 With less than 2️⃣ […] READ MORE


New Faces in the Gallagher Premiership

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New Faces in the Gallagher Premiership With less than a month to go until the new season kicks off, it’s time to start looking ahead for what may be in store. This article will introduce some of the new faces in the Gallagher Premiership. Who will be the next import to the English top tier […] READ MORE


Three things as Worcester Warriors claim bonus point win over Exeter

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The Worcester Warriors put in their best performance under the Steve Diamond regime so far on Saturday afternoon at Sixways as they hosted in-form Exeter Chiefs. After suffering a big 43-12 loss to London Irish in round 19, the Warriors needed to bounce back if they were to pull themselves off the bottom of the […] READ MORE




Exeter Chiefs Rugby 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership focus

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Gallagher Premiership Rugby is just weeks away from beginning. Here at Last Word on Rugby, we’re turning the microscope on to all the major competing sides and focusing on Devon’s Exeter Chiefs. The former Championship winning club was bested in the final playoff match. One that will be remembered for the sheer excitement and to-and-fro […] READ MORE



Gallagher Premiership semifinals #1: Bristol Bears vs Harlequins

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Opening the penultimate weekend on the domestic calendar, this year’s Gallagher Premiership semifinals start with the enthralling Bristol Bears vs Harlequins, before Exeter vs Sales completes the preliminary finals playoffs. At the outset of this long and arduous 2020/21 Gallagher Premiership campaign, many of those predicting who would be holding the trophy at this point […] READ MORE


2020/21 Premiership Playoffs confirmed after crazy Covid-affected calendar year

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Moving from the regular season to the knockout rounds, as 2020/21 Premiership playoffs places were secured, the reality of this prolonged and somewhat crazy Covid-affected calendar year is shifted into the background. Four teams now ascend to the semi-finals. The penultimate weekend, before the two most accomplished sides will match each other in the Grand […] READ MORE