George Skivington and Lewis Ludlow look ahead to Leicester

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With the opening round of the 2020/21 Gallagher Premiership lurking around the corner, Gloucester Head Coach George Skivington and Club Captain Lewis Ludlow look ahead to Leicester and take a moment to reflect on the shortest pre-season in history.  Robert Rees brings you the best bites from their press conferences. Why Ludlow for captain? George […] READ MORE


Gloucester injury update ahead of Leicester clash

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George Skivington spoke to the media ahead of Gloucester’s clash with Leicester Tigers in the Gallagher Premiership. Robert Rees brings you all the latest news from the Cherry and Whites camp. Jake Polledri George Skivington confirmed that the Italian number eight is likely to be out for a number of “months” following a nasty knee […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership 2019/20 – Team of the Season

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The 2019/20 season finally came to an end over the weekend, but following over 12 months of gruelling rugby, who makes the Gallagher Premiership Team of the Season? Robert Rees breaks each position down.  Gallagher Premiership Team of the Season 1. Beno Obano (Bath) Bath’s climb to a semi-final spot was in no small part […] READ MORE


Was Gallagher Premiership home advantage reduced without crowds?

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Whilst sports stadiums remain mostly empty around the world, the concept of home advantage has been put under the spotlight. The first football to return, the German Bundesliga, saw a significant increase in away wins. Early analysis by EPSN showed the percentage of home wins had halved. Recently, the English Premier League saw Leicester City […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership 2020/21 full fixture list

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The Gallagher Premiership starts in less than two months and Last Word on Rugby brings you the full list of fixtures with all the information you need to know ahead the 24th campaign of the top flight. Gallagher Premiership’s 24th campaign Harlequins and Exeter Chiefs have been handed the honour of kicking off the 2020/21 […] READ MORE




Gallagher Premiership Round 15 Preview

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Round 14 was by no means a box office restart to the league. Some matches were cagey with high amounts of ball out of play time. However, it certainly has wetted the appetite of rugby fans and they are ready for more. Gallagher Premiership Round 15 gives an opportunity for the teams that looked rusty […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership round 14 Team of the Week

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Following the resumption of the Gallagher Premiership last weekend, the top stars of the game showed off their magic. Robert Rees selects his Team of the Week.  1. Val Rapava Ruskin Gloucester’s dominant display was centred around their forward prominence. 100% at scrum time and carrying hard to give the Cherry and Whites the go […] READ MORE