Rhys Webb and Toulon to call it quits earlier than expected

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Toulon and Wales International scrum-half Rhys Webb is set to leave the club after agreeing to mutually end his contract early, according to reports in his home country. According to Wales Online, Webb has reached an agreement with the Top 14 club to end his stay with French team earlier than expected. The 31-year-old, who […] READ MORE



Last Word on Rugby Team of the Decade

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As the end of the decade approaches it is a prime moment to look back and reflect on a scintillating 10 years of rugby. Years of quality football from both hemispheres, where a singular Team of the Decade conversation is a recognition of the sport, and of the game. Our senior writers and management have […] READ MORE


Challenge Cup power rankings

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Only two rounds remain in this season’s Challenge Cup pool stages and it’s tight on the knockout stage qualification front. Robert Rees ranks each team in the latest LWOR power rankings.  1st – Bristol Bears (-) The Bears have romped their way to the top of pool four, dropping only a bonus point against Stade […] 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



Champions Cup Round One summary

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Week one of the Heineken Champions Cup gifted some big scores, big shocks and some old fashioned thumpings. A huge weekend of rugby is over, and Robert Rees gives you your 2018/19 Champions Cup round one summary Pool One Standings Leinster – 5 points Toulouse – 4 points Bath – 1 point Wasps – 0 […] READ MORE