Murphy Taramai: Looking to Learn Off Blues Leaders

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This 2017 Blues rugby squad has an established core group of leaders. Men who have been involved with the franchise for many years. Men like Jerome Kaino and Charlie Faumuina, who are keen to imbed their knowledge and experiences onto the new men of today’s side – and this includes Murphy Taramai. The ex-Wellington Lions […] READ MORE


NZ Rugby On Summer Leave

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After a season that runs from February to November, nobody will deny that the players deserve a break. And with New Zealand Rugby On Summer Leave, it is only the Sevens game which will sustain fans thirst for the All Black shirt running out onto the rugby field. Rest and relaxation is what most players and […] READ MORE


NZ Rugby Grandstand–Fantastic Finals Footy

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It has been 12 full-on weeks of competition, and over the last two days there have been some fantastic finals footy played in New Zealand. In both Mitre 10 Cup and the Heartland Championship, teams were crowned for each division of the National Provincial Championship. Last Word On Rugby have closely followed the progress of […] READ MORE


Harbour Seal 2016 Mitre 10 Cup Championship Victory

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Last minute victories can sometimes be ‘heart stopping’ for fans and supporters. For North Harbour (Harbour) followers, they had to wait until the 79th minute before Bryn Gatland secured the 2016 Championship victory with a drop goal. Winning this clutch result 14-17 is both a credit to the team, but also a great exhibition for […] READ MORE