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



Eddie Jones’ Options for England’s Wing Crisis

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Last Word On Rugby, by Sam Pardey. England’s Wing Crisis Following injuries and suspensions, England’s wing crisis is the pressing issue for Eddie Jones to solve this Autumn. Injuries to Jack Nowell and Anthony Watson last week have left England without their first choice wingers. The Old Mutual Wealth Series will now provide Jones with the chance […] READ MORE


Eddie Jones’ Options for England Wing Crisis

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From Last Word on Rugby, Sam Pardey England’s Wing Crisis Following injuries and suspensions, England’s wing crisis is the pressing issue for Eddie Jones to solve this Autumn. Injuries to Jack Nowell and Anthony Watson last week have left England without their first choice wingers. The Old Mutual Wealth Series will now provide Jones with the chance […] READ MORE


2017 Lions Tour – Fringe Players

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After previously looking at who would be in the starting XV for the Lions tour, who else makes the rest of squad cut, and who crucially gets on the bench?   THE BENCH (16). Loosehead Prop replacement – JACK MCGRATH An excellent youngster who is quick on his feet for a prop, but also puts in […] READ MORE


Teimana Harrison Added for Series Finale

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After securing their first ever series win on Australian soil, England have made one change to the side that started the second test against Australia in Melbourne last weekend. Teimana Harrison has been handed his second cap in place of the injured James Haskell at openside flanker for what promises to be anything but a […] READ MORE


Eddie Jones Keeps Faith with Pack

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Eddie Jones has stuck with the eight forwards that provided England with such a platform to attack last week in Brisbane.  He will be hoping that they can provide the same physical characteristics that served them well against Australia last Saturday, when the two sides meet in Melbourne this weekend with a potential series win […] READ MORE


Six Nations Round One: Team of the Week

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After round one of the Six Nations, with Italy falling short in Paris 23-21, England edging Scotland 15-9, and Ireland and Wales drawing in Dublin, Last Word On Sports have picked the team of the week. This week, it involves four Frenchman, four Englishmen, two Italians, three Irishmen, a Welshman and a Scot. 15. Maxime Medard, […] READ MORE


Exeter Chiefs Rugby World Cup Watch

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With the Rugby World Cup edging ever closer, I take a look at the Exeter Chiefs who will be representing their countries in the tournament. At the time of the last World Cup in 2011, Exeter had just completed their first season in the top flight. They finished a very respectable 8th in the table. Leeds Carnegie […] READ MORE