New Zealand Back for Oceania Sevens, as Asian Qualifiers Heat Up


New Zealand back for Oceania Sevens 2017 after missing out last year. The Kiwi men and women’s sides make a welcome return, to bolster the Oceania Sevens from November 10-11. In total, 21 International teams will feature in the two-day sevens fiesta. NEWS #Oceania7s are returning to Fiji! Can @Aussie7s & @fijirugby keep their titles? 19 […] READ MORE

World Rugby principal charity ChildFund

The confirmation that the World Rugby principal charity ChildFund will be celebrated during the Rugby World Cup is a positive social responsibility policy from the governing body. With a focus on gender equality initiatives, ChildFund works with partners, including Oceania Rugby, to provide vulnerable girls and women with opportunities to learn skills to overcome challenges […] READ MORE

LWOR Oceania Rugby Women’s XVs Dream Team


With the dust settled and the winner, Fiji crowned we at Last Word on Rugby would like to acknowledge the accomplishments of the Women who stood out during the tournament. In saying that, we are pleased to present our LWOR Oceania Rugby Women’s XVs Dream Team. Every one of the players all deserved to be included […] READ MORE

Fijiana wins 2018 Oceania Rugby Women’s XVs Championship


The Fiji Airways Fijiana women’s XV side has won and retained, their Oceania Championship title, after thrashing Samoa 43-12 at Churchill Park in Lautoka. A great result, as Fijiana wins by scoring seven-tries-to-two, in another dominant display in front of a home crowd. The Oceania Rugby Women’s XVs Championship final round saw matches between Tonga […] READ MORE

Oceania Rugby Women’s XVs Championship: Round One


Former Fijiana Sevens stars (who were not selected by new interim-head coach Alivereti Doviverata) featured prominently in the opening round of the Oceania Rugby Women’s XVs Championship. The Championship, in its second edition, provides valuable international match play and is a key part of the pathway for Women’s rugby within the region. Round One began […] READ MORE