2020 Guinness Six Nations – Team of the Tournament revealed

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The 2020 Guinness Six Nations drew to a close on Saturday evening, as Ireland’s defeat in Paris meant England were crowned champions. Robert Rees selects his 2020 Team of the Tournament. 1. Rory Sutherland The Scottish loosehead has been in such quality form of late that he’s been tipped as a Lions starter. His set-piece […] READ MORE


Five things we learnt from Wales’ defeat to France

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Wales were outclassed 38-21 defeat to France at the Stade de France. Wayne Pivac’s side put up a limp second half performance in this Six Nations warm-up match. Lowri Jacob assesses five things we’ve learnt from Wales’ defeat to France. Wales’ loss is France’s gain Since arriving at France at the start of the year, […] READ MORE


Gregor Townsend ‘can’t wait’ for international rugby to return

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Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend admits he “can’t wait” for international rugby to return next month, as his Scotland side prepare for a busy end to the year. Gregor Townsend’s side will first face Georgia at BT Murrayfield on October 23, a warm-up match for their Guinness Six Nations finale against Wales at Parc y […] READ MORE


The four teams still in Six Nations contention

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With the Six Nations set to finish up over the course of two weekends in October, Last Word look at what needs to be done by the four teams who can still claim victory. Who isn’t in contention? It’s pretty simple for Wales and Italy, the latter of which have two games in hand, as […] READ MORE


Top 20 rugby union countries with most registered players

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The world of rugby union is full of countries who sit at the forefront of discussions and success, but many whom have a huge rugby culture sit deeper in the shadows and may shock some fans when they see them in our list of top 20 countries with the most registered players.  World rankings will […] READ MORE


Northern Hemisphere Rugby Cities: Union and League representation

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The Northern Hemisphere has a few cities that have both rugby union and league. These cities have one rugby code in the first-tier and a second-tier in another code. Furthermore, all three of these cities could very easily have a tier-one team in both codes of rugby. Two of them had first-tier teams in both […] READ MORE


Eddie Jones’ England predicted Six Nations victory in latest data analysis

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Eddie Jones’ side have been labelled the overwhelming favourites to win the Guinness Six Nations when it’s likely to be re-scheduled later this year. Last Word have teamed up with Rugby4Cast (R4C) to bring you all the latest data predictions and analysis. Guinness Six Nations forecasting Eddie Jones is due a win in this year’s […] READ MORE


BREAKING – Wayne Pivac announces Wales’ final Six Nations squad

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Wayne Pivac has announced his squad to take on Scotland in Wales‘ final 2020 Guinness Six Nations match. In the only game in the final round of action due to cancellations over Covid-19 fears Wales have a chance to keep their hands on the Doddie Weir Trophy.  Wales’ final Six Nations squad Wayne Pivac has […] READ MORE


Mohamed Haouas banned for three weeks after Jamie Ritchie punch

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French prop Mohamed Haouas has been banned for three weeks following his punch on Scotland flanker Jamie Ritchie in their Six Nations game at the weekend.  Three week ban for Mohamed Haouas Haouas was sent off for throwing the punch after 36 minutes of France’s 28-17 defeat at Murrayfield on Sunday. The act of foul […] READ MORE


The Canada Ravens Women’s Rugby League World Cup 2021 Preview

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The Canada Ravens, the Canadian women’s national rugby league team will participate in their second Rugby League World Cup. They have been drawn in Group A. The men’s, women’s, and wheelchair World Cup’s were drawn by Prince Harry as the draw took place at Buckingham Palace in Windsor, England. The Canadians were drawn with Brazil, […] READ MORE