Mercer topples Radradra in Round 19 Premiership Stats

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After a stellar week for Bath, Zach Mercer has toppled Radradra atop of the tackles list in round 19 of the Premiership stats. Last week Radradra topped almost all attacking categories demonstrating his worth to Bristol. He is still up there in most but with a bit more competition this week. Back again we take […] READ MORE


Premiership Rugby round 18 player stats dive

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As the Premiership reaches its climax following Round 18, Last Word on Rugby has decided to take a look at which players have performed the best each week in the stats. David Challis will keep us up to date who has outperformed their rivals statically speaking. This week saw some incredible games, some controversial moments […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership new recruits progress

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Rugby is well and truly back under way. The continuation of the 2019/2020 season has been a welcome return to TV screens across the country. This season is peculiar in that we are getting a real taste of the Gallagher Premiership new recruits for what would’ve been the 2020/2021 campaign. Now three rounds of the […] READ MORE


Five of the best to play rugby union and rugby league

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Over the years there has been a natural divide for fans, players and coaches alike when it comes to rugby league and rugby union.  However, some players have switched between the codes and Last Word on Rugby has decided to look at five of the best players to play both. Sonny Bill Williams Sonny Bill […] READ MORE


‘Simply the Best’ – 2019 Rugby World Cup try scoring highlights

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Looking back at last year’s tournament, it is enjoyable to now to isolate some of the best 2019 Rugby World Cup try highlights. So knowing the result – and still clapping our hands over South Africa’s fine achievement – Last Word on Rugby dove into the video files, and found some gems that we considered […] READ MORE


Fijian Superstar Signs for Bears

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Although not one of their most successful tournaments, the recent Rugby World Cup in Japan did throw a number of Fijian superstar players into the limelight even further than they had been before. One such player has now shocked the Gallagher Premiership by signing for West Country club Bristol Bears. Semi Radradra will join his […] READ MORE


What makes Semi Radradra such a quality player?

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Fiji’s player of the tournament, Semi Radradra, is a world class attacker, but what makes him good at what he does? Robert Rees breaks down the key basics to understand what he does and why. Now, Radradra isn’t just a potent threat due to his magnificent speed and agility for a man as big and […] READ MORE


Semi Radradra shows World Cup fans ‘he got Game’

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Flying fijian Semi Radradra has shown the world ‘he has game’ and showed a skillset that ignored the conditions, to lead all statistics in a fine display. The above highlights package shows footage of the utility back at his finest. Given license to run hard at the Georgian team – from numbers 1 to 15. […] READ MORE


Fiji Rugby’s victory over France a triumph on which they must build on

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Fiji’s shock win over France was a triumph not only for Fiji but, for rugby as a whole. The Flying Fijians earned a first-ever victory over France at the Stade de France on Saturday night. Tries from Semi Radradra and Josua Tuisova secured Fiji Rugby a historic 14-21 victory. Won, despite French captain Guilhem Guirado going over for […] READ MORE


#RWC7s – Fiji chasing third World Cup title

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Fiji will be chasing their third World Cup title at the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens (RWC7s). The current Olympic champions are overwhelming favorites to take the title. On the other hand, their women’s side Fijiana are outside contenders in the women’s draw. A side who have graduated and improved tremendously. A side who will give […] READ MORE