‘In the Bin’ Rugby Pod – Season 1, Episode 3

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In this week’s episode of the ‘In the Bin Rugby Pod’, we return to discuss the 2017/18 Aviva Premiership’s difficult second album. In fairness, following on from a dazzling opening weekend that contained a blitz of tries was always going to be tougher than getting Fijians to play International rugby for Fiji! [Joke] With talking […] READ MORE



Exeter Chiefs Realise Premiership Dream

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From Last Word on Rugby, Sam Meade The Exeter Chiefs and owner Tony Rowe realised a dream on Saturday afternoon when Gareth Steenson kicked them to Aviva Premiership glory. Exeter Chiefs Realise Premiership Dream Steenson’s extra-time penalty gave the Exeter Chiefs a 23-20 victory over Wasps at Twickenham. It completes a phenomenal journey from newly […] READ MORE


Will Wasps or Exeter Chiefs Lift Aviva Premiership Trophy

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Last Word on Rugby, by Sam Meade. Wasps Rugby against Exeter Chiefs is like ‘an unstoppable force colliding with an immovable object, and that is symbolic of the intensity fans can expect when the Aviva Premiership trophy is fought over. Exeter Chiefs will return to Twickenham for the second time in the last 12 months. Wasps meanwhile, […] READ MORE



LWOR Highlights for 2016–MCXM I

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With the New Year fast approaching, Last Word On Rugby are reflecting back on a fine year. From the International matches to Super Rugby and Aviva Premiership, the ‘LWOR highlights for 2016’ are a wide and varied account. As part of our MCXM Top 10 memories of 2016, the first in our series has contributions from Australia-based writer Chris Duffy, and our […] READ MORE


Aviva Premiership – Round Seven Fixtures

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Last Word On Rugby, by Sam Pardey. With the first two rounds of Champions Cup fixtures out the way, all eyes turn back to the Aviva Premiership. There are some tantalising fixtures for fans to feast their eyes on. Northampton vs Gloucester The weekend kicks off under the lights at Franklin Gardens on Friday when […] READ MORE


Top 14 Results Poor Going into Champions Cup

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From Last Word on Rugby, Joshua Bradham Top 14 results with one week left before the European Champions cup not up to the usual French standard. Since the Heineken Cup started pitting the best European rugby clubs against each other in 1995, France has dominated. French Top 14 results have been favorable in the competition. […] READ MORE


The West Country a Full Force Again

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Steve Kendall assesses the chances of the four West Country teams as the Premiership season approaches. As we near the start of the 2016/2017 Aviva Premiership season, one thing we can look forward to is a full selection of west country participants and the inevitable ‘tasty’ local derbies that result. It is the first time […] READ MORE


The Significance of the Singha 7s

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With the Premiership Rugby season just around the corner, the annual Singha 7s tournament gives supporters a bite size taste of the thrill, passion and fierce competition they can expect when the main league gets underway. Some sceptics see it as an excuse for clubs to keep revenue ticking over during the off-season months; charging […] READ MORE