Week Two Results – June Internationals Produce Quality Rugby

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Last Word on Rugby, by Scott Hornell. As the wealth of games built-up, World Rugby was truly reflected in June Internationals matches that produced quality rugby. It was across the men’s and women’s game, in junior rugby and in Sevens played in Europe. Many of these match outcomes are listed below, but there were so […] READ MORE


British and Irish Lions 2017 Tour Pinboard – Match Day Experience

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Last Word on Rugby, by Scott Hornell. Over the course of this British and Irish Lions 2017 tour, the one standard is being ‘rugby united’. That is, being welcoming of and an active member of the tour. Visitors, like the guest, all have an active interest–which is why it is referred to as ‘rugby united’. […] READ MORE


New Zealand Rugby Begin 125th Anniversary Year of Celebrations

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As well as recognizing milestones though every decade since its formation, the site features interactive quiz questions to test budding historians and includes information on the New Zealand Rugby union's priorities at the time taken from the 'Minute Books'. READ MORE


International Test Rugby Results – Week Two

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Last Word On Rugby, by Scott Hornell. The full breakdown of all Test Rugby Results is here on Last Word On Rugby, with Week Two of the Autumn Internationals listed below. Teams were not looking as closely at the World rankings this week. Each had goals set for this International window and Week Two proved […] READ MORE



Is Spike Davis’ Absence from Eagles Roster a Mistake by US Rugby?

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Last Word On Rugby, by Joshua Bradham. Pro Rugby’s leading try scorer Spike Davis, is absent again from the US Eagles’ roster heading into the fall international tour. LWOR ask “is this a long-term mistake?” The debut season of the American Pro Rugby competition was more successful than expected, and will be expanding next season. Aaron “Spike” […] READ MORE


Pacifica Rugby Has a Place in Super Rugby

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During the regular season, New Zealand Rugby and the Chiefs Super Rugby franchise made a public declaration of support for Pacifica Rugby. Not a piecemeal offer either, but a real validation to say publically “Pacifica Rugby Has a Place in Super Rugby”. They both; along with Sky Sport (NZ media broadcaster) promoted a round of […] READ MORE


Maori All Blacks to play Munster in Ireland

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The following is a Media Release from New Zealand Rugby. MAORI ALL BLACKS TO PLAY MUNSTER IN IRELAND The Maori All Blacks will play Ireland’s Munster in Limerick, as part of a northern tour that kicks off with the already announced Chicago fixture against the USA Eagles. The Maori All Blacks first play Munster at […] READ MORE


The RugbyNZ_ Overview – Maori All Blacks V NZ Barbarians

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Rugby regards to you all, welcoming you to a new feature on ‘Rugby from New Zealand’. I will look to report on the overall matches for this week, including representative and provincial games and for this week in particular, focus on the Maori All Blacks playing New Zealand Barbarians. I’m sure you will agree, there […] READ MORE