Rugby 08 EA Sports still holds cult following amongst gamers

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Despite the game being released over 14 years ago, Rugby 08 has maintained a cult following amongst gamers. The Facebook group ‘Rugby 08 Enthusiasts Club‘ has over 20,000 eSports followers. What made the game so popular that its legacy continues to this day? Rugby 08 EA Sports holds still cult following amongst gamers As soon […] READ MORE



When the All Blacks held a sense of Invincibility

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Long before the Coronavirus outbreak, long before the last Rugby World Cup, in fact, there was a time of infallibility. When a team like the All Blacks invincibility. Not as much unbeatable [yet], a side that had one of the highest ever winning percentages. Both figuratively and, in actuality. In the years after the 2011 […] READ MORE



Rugby Mental Skills, and Handling the Inner Critic

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Most sportspeople know that feeling. Those times when mental skills are essential when the pressure is on! If not handling defeat well, then recovering from it to be a stronger person for it. Handling pressure, when a player’s mind can resemble something like a ‘concrete mixer’ is an example. Times when the ever-present internal critic […] READ MORE



Rugby Highlights 2019 – LWOR top ten

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When compiling our list of Rugby Highlights, all the contributions were both personal, and a mix of popular and particular. Just like every rugby-conversation though, it is a mix of the most popular, and the most enjoyable moments across another great 12 months for Last Word on Rugby. Rugby Highlights of 2019 – LWOR top […] READ MORE


2019 Hall of Fame inductees announced by World Rugby

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This year’s 2019 Hall of Fame inductees will be honoured at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on November 3; the evening following the Rugby World Cup final. World Rugby announced that six legends of the game in Richie McCaw (New Zealand), Shiggy Konno (Japan), Os du Randt (South Africa), Peter Fatialofa (Samoa), Sir Graham […] READ MORE