Italian Rugby deserves to be in Top 12, yet World Rankings are flawed

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A few weeks ago, a very popular tweet pictured an African woman in her everyday clothes, juggling a football as good as Ronaldinho during his heydays. The caption said “talent is equally distributed. Opportunity is not”. No better statement could better describe the current rugby climate, and its affect on teams such as Italian Rugby. Last […] READ MORE





6 Nations Rugby: Is there any hope for Italy?

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Destined for last place, again, is there any hope for Italy that they can upset the odds? Listening to their enigmatic Director of Rugby, Conor O’Shea, you would certainly think so. The task at hand is certainly a big one. Some bookies have the Azzurri at 1/18 to finish the 2018 6 Nations with the […] READ MORE


Guinness Pro14 Round Five Review: Zebre Stun Ulster in Italy

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With Zebre’s stunning upset win over Ulster in Italy, it was another shock result to add to an unpredictable Guinness Pro14 season. All over. Ulster lose to Zebre in Parma. That's a shocker for Ulster #ZEBvULS — Three Red Kings (@threeredkings) September 30, 2017 In the Guinness Pro14 Round Five review, Last Word on Rugby […] READ MORE


Guinness Pro14 Round Four Review: Cheetahs Shock Leinster

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With the Cheetahs shocking upset win over Leinster, it was a monumental moment for the new addition to the Celtic League. In the Guinness Pro14 Round Four review, Last Word on Rugby covers all the winners and losers, and the fixtures for next weekend. Cheetahs 38-19 Leinster Shock of the weekend in the Pro14 came […] READ MORE