A Day Spent With the England Rugby Squad in Portugal

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From Last Word on Rugby, Francisco Isaac Last Word On Rugby was kindly invited by the English Rugby Football Union (RFU) to join their training camp in Brown’s Resort, Algarve, to witness the England Rugby Squad field training, and to have a chance to speak with Eddie Jones. After leaving from Lisbon, LWOR arrived at one of the most […] READ MORE


England Rugby Squad Injuries No Excuse According to Eddie Jones

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From Last Word on Rugby, Steve Kendall England are approaching the upcoming series of Autumn Internationals with a depleted squad stripped of a number of positional first choices and in some cases 2nd and 3rd picks also. England Rugby Squad Injuries No Excuse According to Eddie Jones The injury list includes James Haskell, George Kruis, […] READ MORE



Lions Tour Contenders, The Starting XV

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It appears the that the Lions coach will be announced by 6th September,  but which players going on this summers performances will be on the Lions tour to New Zealand? Due to the physicality of the New Zealand tour a larger squad will be needed, so here is our proposed starting XV for the first Test […] 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



England’s First Test XV – Reaction

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There were high hopes for Eddie Jones’ first team selection against his home nation but it is interesting that for all the sound-bites, the analogies & the staunch defence of his under-fire fly-half, Jones has gone down the tried; and to a certain extent, tested route. Instead of going toe-to-toe with an Australian back row […] READ MORE