MLR news: Seattle Seawolves re-sign Andrew Durutalo and Mike Shepherd

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Andrew Durutalo and Mike Shepherd have re-signed with the Seattle Seawolves. Both players are likely to make a big contribution for the Seawolves as they get prepared for the 2021 MLR season. Both players are also former Seattle Saracens players, an amateur team that plays in a Canadian league in British Columbia. Mike Shepherd and […] READ MORE


Should relegation be scrapped due to the pandemic?

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With more and more games being called off in the English Premiership and the result decided by which team caught the virus, questions have been raised about whether relegation should be scrapped for this year. Should relegation be scrapped? With the Premiership’s current system to deal with Covid cancellations awarding 4 points and a victory […] READ MORE



Gallagher Premiership 2019/20 – Team of the Season

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The 2019/20 season finally came to an end over the weekend, but following over 12 months of gruelling rugby, who makes the Gallagher Premiership Team of the Season? Robert Rees breaks each position down.  Gallagher Premiership Team of the Season 1. Beno Obano (Bath) Bath’s climb to a semi-final spot was in no small part […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership 2020/21 full fixture list

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The Gallagher Premiership starts in less than two months and Last Word on Rugby brings you the full list of fixtures with all the information you need to know ahead the 24th campaign of the top flight. Gallagher Premiership’s 24th campaign Harlequins and Exeter Chiefs have been handed the honour of kicking off the 2020/21 […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership Round 15 Preview

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Round 14 was by no means a box office restart to the league. Some matches were cagey with high amounts of ball out of play time. However, it certainly has wetted the appetite of rugby fans and they are ready for more. Gallagher Premiership Round 15 gives an opportunity for the teams that looked rusty […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership round 14 Team of the Week

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Following the resumption of the Gallagher Premiership last weekend, the top stars of the game showed off their magic. Robert Rees selects his Team of the Week.  1. Val Rapava Ruskin Gloucester’s dominant display was centred around their forward prominence. 100% at scrum time and carrying hard to give the Cherry and Whites the go […] READ MORE


Premiership Rugby restart: who hit the ground running?

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Rugby fans across the country had been waiting for the Premiership Rugby restart to come and for many the wait was well worth it. The sight of our league’s signature names rampaging on turf was a joy to behold. There is also the added intrigue of the changing of players mid way through the season […] READ MORE


Duncan Weir growing lockdown hair to raise money for charity

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Scotland stand-off Duncan Weir is raising money for charity by growing his hair until the New Year. The Worcester Warriors playmaker has developed quite the hair-do during the Coronavirus lockdown, and has committed to growing it into 2021 to raise money for Acorns Children’s Hospice. On his JustGiving page, the 29-year-old said: “I’ve always had […] READ MORE