Major League Rugby 2020 International signings

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Major League Rugby (MLR) is an extremely young league, with only two seasons under its belt. Already in just a few short years of competition, Major League Rugby clubs have begun to obtained acclaimed International stars like ex-All Black, the wing Rene Ranger, as well as former Australian centre Digby Ioane. Add in European stars […] READ MORE




LWOR Tackles the Top Paid Rugby Union Players Today

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With players such as Elliot Daly and Owen Farrell recently signing new long term contracts, Last Word on Rugby thought it would be interesting to find out who are the top paid rugby union players. With values going up and up, the top paid players will soon rival Rugby League and Cricket salaries, plus endorsements. […] READ MORE


Ngani Laumape A Thrilling Prospect for NZ Rugby

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A spot against the Lions would seem a long shot, but a place on the end of year Northern Tour wouldn’t seem too far-fetched. He is a such thrilling prospect for NZ Rugby. And yes, for all the excitement and enthusiasm at present, Ngani Laumape could also be a history maker; no one has yet played rugby league for the Warriors, and then also (probably) played for the All Blacks. My money is on Laumape being the first! READ MORE



Steve Lansdown a Key Asset to Bristol Rugby Survival Hopes

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At the end of Aviva Premiership round three, Bristol Rugby have perhaps predictably sunk to the bottom of the table. After a narrow loss at Twickenham against Harlequins two emphatic defeats to Northampton Saints and Wasps have reiterated the struggle the West Country side will have this season. Whether they will stay up, may depend […] READ MORE



Toulon Top 14 Results poor for start of season

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Toulon Top 14 Results Insufficient at Best Many things in the world of rugby are assumed to be true. The All Blacks always win. Leinster is the best team in the Pro12. Toulon always win at home. Before this season, Toulon lost only seven home games over the last five years all to top flight […] READ MORE