World Rugby Madrid 7s 2021

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Last Word on Rugby Spanish correspondent, Edward Anderson gives us the lowdown on a rare international rugby sevens tournament – the World Rugby Madrid 7s 2021. Scheduled over two weekends, it will be a pinnacle event for many invited nations; when competition is hard to find in the Covid era. Plus, an update on Leonas […] READ MORE


Rugby Europe Championship 2020

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Here we are in February 2021, wrapping up the Rugby Europe Championship 2020. It’s surreal to think about what has happened in the world since the last round was played but let’s take a look at the final round of the often dubbed ‘Six Nations B’. Belgium vs Romania As mentioned last week, the game […] READ MORE


División de Honor Rugby Week 10

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This week in the División de Honor Rugby Week 10 round-up: Covid claims a game and Edward looks ahead to the final round of 2020 Rugby Europe Championship. División de Honor Rugby Week 10 This week, we had planned to talk about El Salvador vs Ordizia Rugby Elkartea. As explained last week, this game is […] READ MORE


División de Honor Rugby Week 9

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In División de Honor Rugby Week 9, a vital game took place between Alcobendas Rugby and El Salvador. Not only is it a battle between two top teams in the competition but due to the 2021 structure, it’s a result that will count for more than just the points this week. That’s because this year […] READ MORE



Who would be in an expanded Women’s Rugby World Cup?

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This week, World Rugby announced the Women’s Rugby World Cup will be expanded from 12 to 16 teams. Which begs the question: which teams would likely qualify for 2025? Of the 12 teams competing in New Zealand in 2021, 7 qualified courtesy of their placement in the last World Cup. Fiji and South Africa came […] READ MORE