Champions Cup Quarter Finals Draw Complete

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Last Word On Rugby, by Robert Rees. Champions Cup quarter finals were up for grabs as the pool stages entered it’s closing stages. With four teams still to play, three of which could have a chance at qualification, it meant all was all to play for as Wasps took on Zebre and Toulouse faced Connacht. FINAL DAY EQUATION Toulouse […] READ MORE


Racing 92 Look to Improve Eurpean Standings

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From Last Word on Rugby, Joshua Bradham Last year’s Champions Cup finalists Racing 92 will try to improve their position in the Champions Cup this weekend against Glasgow. Racing 92 had a difficult start to their season this year. Going into the opening round of Champions Cup play Racing was 4-4 in the Top 14. […] READ MORE


Emotional Munster do Foley Proud

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Last Word On Rugby, by Rory Boyd. An emotional Munster side ran in five tries on Sunday, to beat Glasgow Warriors 38-7 at Thomond Park, Limerick. After the tragic death of their head coach and former captain Anthony ‘Axel’ Foley, the Munster boys did their best to honour his legacy. While it serves as an […] READ MORE


Glasgow’s Plastic Pitch Clinic

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From Last Word on Rugby, Rory Boyd Glasgow Warriors‘ 42-13 win over the Leicester Tigers was an almost perfect example of playing to the conditions. The first round game in the Champions Cup was held at Glasgow’s home in the west end of the city, Scotstoun Stadium. Over the summer the old grass surface was […] READ MORE




Guinness PRO 12 – Final Four Decided

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And so 12 were reduced to the ‘Final Four’ in the 2016 Guinness PRO 12. Going into the final weekend of the PRO 12v it was already confirmed that Glasgow Warriors, Connacht and Leinster had made it into the playoffs (though, at the time, not necessarily in that order) and by Saturday afternoon, an impressive 46-26 win […] READ MORE


PRO 12 Permutations

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Alright everybody, calculators at the ready – it’s time to sort out the PRO 12 Permutations! With one round of rugby left to be played, the Guinness PRO12 finds itself in rather unfamiliar territory – every game counts towards something, be that top four qualification or Champions’ Cup qualification. When the decision was taken to […] READ MORE


The PRO 12 Run-In

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With just three rounds of Guinness PRO12 action left to navigate, it’s worth looking at the movers and shakers in the league. Who is going to make the end of season play-offs and who is going to be on the outside looking in? The PRO12 Run-In is heating up… The PRO 12 Run-In LEINSTER RUGBY […] READ MORE