Autumn International’s dates set, including Nations Cup & Women’s Tests

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As the year passes the change in seasons, gladly for rugby fans, it means Autumn International’s dates have been set, including Nations Cup and Women’s Test matches. Knowing this, it brings the theatre of International rugby a step closer. All the while, Guinness PRO14 and the Premiership point towards their playoffs and grand final. All […] READ MORE


World Rugby update: Voting influence and revised 2020 Test Rugby window

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World Rugby has recently had to comment and refute claims of voting influence in the recent re-election of Sir Bill Beaumont, as well as to announce a freshly revised International Test rugby window. The media release and confirmation of intended scheduled test matches in the Northern and Southern hemisphere is a mix of negative and […] READ MORE


World Rugby scrap try scoring against posts

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World Rugby have today announced a change to the laws that will prohibit teams from scoring a try against the base of the post/protector. Robert Rees brings you the latest. World Rugby amends law World Rugby has announced that, with immediate effect, it will no longer be possible to score a try by grounding the […] READ MORE


Springboks defeat the Roses at Emirates Airline Park

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A mighty Test Match saw the Springboks beating the Roses on Saturday. With Tests taking place on almost every continent, rugby fans were in no short supply for entertainment over the weekend. The match-up between South Africa and England was definitely up there as one of the most exciting games. Springboks beat Roses – take […] READ MORE


2018 Laws of Rugby Update–LWOR Resident Referee Evaluation

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From January 1st, a new version of the World Rugby law book that explains the rules, laws and regulations. Having theseĀ 2018 laws of Rugby update available for officials and stakeholders around the rugby globe, is key to implementing the 42% shorter version. Approved at the November World Rugby Council meeting, the simplified law book is […] READ MORE


International Test Rugby Results – Week Two

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The full breakdown of all Test Rugby Results is here on Last Word On Rugby, with Week Two of the Autumn Internationals listed below. Teams were not looking as closely at the World rankings this week. Each had goals set for this International window and Week Two proved a point for almost all of the […] READ MORE