Saracens 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership focus

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Love them or loathe them, Saracens 2021/22 will certainly add some star power to the Gallagher Premiership this season. Will the former Gallagher Premiership champions manage to reach Twickenham for the Final? Ins and Outs for Saracens 2021/22 From their Championship campaign, club stalwart Michael Rhodes and hot prospect Ali Crossdale are the most notable […] READ MORE


Bristol Bears 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership focus

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In the second of our new series, Last Word on Rugby will be refocusing attention on the Gallagher Premiership ahead of the 2021/22 season. This time the focus is on Bristol Bears, who will be hoping to recover from their agonising play-off semi-final defeat, after finishing top of the league. Biggest departure The loan duo […] READ MORE


Five biggest Gallagher Premiership 2021 departures

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Now the 2020/21 season is fully complete, the annual rotation of players to their new clubs can take place before pre-season training begins. As always, supporters will be sad to see certain players depart, and welcome new faces who they believe will strengthen their team. Here we have picked out the five biggest Gallagher Premiership […] READ MORE



Gritty but predictable England scrape past France

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England somehow found a way to scrape past a hugely improved France. For that England deserve huge credit. In truth, it was another disjointed and turgid contest against a French team who completely disregarded the tag of being ‘second string’. England could have had no complaints if France had won this game. What is concerning […] READ MORE


Alex Lozowski makes Season-Long France switch

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England International, Alex Lozowski is to spend a season on loan in France. He will spend next year at Top 14 giants Montpellier. Lozowski will then return to Saracens with his side hopefully back in the Premiership. Alex Lozowski Commits to Saracens Despite France Move Despite deciding on not playing for Saracens in the Championship […] READ MORE


5 Premiership Players Set to Shine During the Six Nations

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The block of Premiership games during the Six Nations is always crucial. This year it is no different, with many players unavailable clubs’ depth is severely tested. With this reliance on the wider squad comes opportunities for fringe players to shine. Last Word on Rugby will be looking at some lesser known names who are […] READ MORE


Young Names to Watch in the Anglo Welsh Cup 2017/18

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The 2017 Autumn Internationals are almost upon us. This means the ‘big names’ will be off and some lesser known faces will get their chance to shine. The Anglo Welsh Cup 2017/18 will give younger players in particular an opportunity to make names for themselves. It has proven a launchpad for now established names like […] READ MORE