Houston SaberCats break ground on new AVEVA Stadium

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Major League Rugby’s Houston SaberCats began working on their new stadium late last month. Last Word on Rugby spoke with SaberCats staff about the investment, MLR franchise and future prospects. AVEVA Stadium will be the second-ever stadium dedicated to professional U.S. rugby. It will seat 3,000 Houston Sabercats fans. It will have standing room for 1,000 more […] READ MORE


WRWC2017 Day Three: Canada Fails To Impress as USA Progress

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It was the final day of pool play for the Women’s Rugby World Cup (WRWC2017) in Dublin today. The final round of games played on WRWC2017 Day Three may have failed to live up to expectations though, with two key contests only reinforcing leading teams favouritism. Canada failed to impress, as they were outsmarted and […] READ MORE



WRWC2017 Pool B: England Women Hot Favorites for World Title

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Knowing your opposition is key in any competition. Your closest rivals or the opponents in your pool/conference and the favorites. During a Rugby World Cup that counts for much. So, considering this advice, Last Word on Rugby takes a look at the teams, pools and what makes England’s women hot favorites for World Title number three. The […] READ MORE


Next Year’s Major League Rugby Set to Impress: Part One

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With an announcement of nine new teams set for play next year, Major League Rugby will be the best effort towards professional rugby in the USA. Following the painful and embarrassing situation between Pro Rugby and USA Rugby last winter, in February a new League was announced. The prelude to this league was the Major […] READ MORE