Northampton Saints 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership focus

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Last Word on Rugby is refocusing attention on the Gallagher Premiership ahead of the 2021/22 season. This article centers on Northampton Saints, who finished fifth last season but will be looking for a closer top-four challenge this time. Saints biggest departure in offseason Props Francois van Wyk and Owen Franks have departed, which could impact […] READ MORE


Northampton Saints’ Revival Gathers Momentum

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If such a thing as respite exists in the Aviva Premiership then both Northampton and Bath can look forward to some next week after completing the most ferocious opening three fixtures either could’ve possibly asked for.  Northampton Saints’ revival continued with their second win in three games whilst Bath’s perfect start was brought to an […] READ MORE


Could Dan Biggar be Northampton’s Knight in Shining Armour?

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On Wednesday, it was announced that the Welsh fly-half had agreed to leave Ospreys and move to the Aviva Premiership next season to link up with his Wales team-mate George North at Northampton Saints.  After witnessing the East Midlanders’ limp display at Twickenham on Saturday, could Dan Biggar be Northampton’s knight in shining armour? Welcome […] READ MORE



Eddie Jones Faces England Rugby Inside Center Selection Dilemma

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Eddie Jones faces a selection dilemma with the England Rugby inside center position. In his initial England squad as head coach, Eddie Jones searched for a physical inside center. With all this choice, Last Word on Rugby asks “who is the next player to wear the number 12 jersey?” Inside center is an area Jones […] READ MORE


England Rugby Playmaker Strategy

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England won the first of their two match series in Argentina last weekend in a thrilling 38-34 victory over the Pumas. An end result still very much in the balance up until the dying moments, it was evidence of more improvements in England rugby. All steps made towards the next Rugby World Cup. Thrilling Victory […] READ MORE


Five Players to Watch in the Aviva Premiership this Season

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With the season fast approaching, Steve Kendall picks five players to watch in the Aviva Premiership as the season develops and progresses Five Players to Watch in the Aviva Premiership this Season Ellis Genge After touring with England in their summer whitewash of Australia, Genge has now moved clubs for the 2016/2017 season from newly […] READ MORE