Haskell’s Absence was Perfect Opportunity for Matt Kvesic

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Eddie Jones continued to stamp his mark on the England Rugby set-up by naming his pre-season training squad this week. The core of the squad that whitewashed Australia of course remains, but still contains surprises, such as the omission of Matt Kvesic. READ MORE


A Conversation with Brad Pickett

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One of the best fighters to ever fight in the 135 pound division of MMA takes some time to speak elusively with lastwordonsports.com 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


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


Montreal Interested in Bringing Back Brown and Bartley

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According to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, Montreal Canadiens’ general manager Marc Bergevin is interested in bringing back depth defenseman Victor Bartley and tough guy Mike Brown for the 2016-17 season. Bartley and Brown are both set to become unrestricted free agents in July. Brown, 30, was acquired by the Canadiens at the trade deadline […] READ MORE



Eddie Jones England: The In Form XV

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Eddie Jones' England will be under huge scrutiny from the outset as LWOS takes a look at the form English players of this season. READ MORE


England Full-Back Mike Brown Commits his Future to Harlequins

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PRESS RELEASE: England Full-Back Mike Brown Commits his Future to Harlequins Harlequins can announce today (Wednesday 11th November 2015) that England full-back Mike Brown has committed his long term future to the Club. Commenting on the news the 30 year-old said: “I am delighted to sign a new contract with Harlequins. I believe we have […] READ MORE


Nick Evans Exudes Class as Quins Topple Wasps

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Nick Evans silenced the critics with a youthful performance as he scored 21 points in Harlequins’ 26 – 21 victory over London Wasps in front of 13,500 at the Stoop on Friday night. The 35 year old New Zealand fly half has received plentiful criticism over the last couple of months, but led from the front […] READ MORE


England Efficient in Bonus Point Win

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England got their 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign off to the best start possible with a bonus point win over Fiji in their opening match. England Efficient in Bonus Point Win England decked out in their change colour red strip, proving that being the host nation does not automatically make you the home team, capitalised […] READ MORE