British and Irish Lions Squad Reaction; Gatland’s Key Calls

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With the first test squad announcement, the main focus was heavily aimed at head coach Warren Gatland's key calls. Figurehead players such as George North, Leigh Halfpenny and Sam Warburton were 'headlined' to be chosen by the Kiwi-born coach, despite their performances varying in quality to their positional counterparts. Last Word on Rugby analyze the decisions and their impact teams chances against New Zealand on Saturday. READ MORE


British and Irish Lions Battle Past Crusaders: LWOS Player Ratings

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Last Word on Rugby, by Sam Meade. The British and Irish Lions handed the Crusaders their first defeat for over 10 months, with a 3-12 success in Christchurch. The outstanding Owen Farrell kicked all 12 points in his first start for the British and Irish Lions on this tour. It was a welcome win for the Tourists after they […] READ MORE



Joy in Murrayfield as Ireland Retain Six Nations Title

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In one of the most heart stopping days ever seen in world rugby it was Ireland that eventually won the 2015 Six Nations title. England agonisingly came up just short after needing to beat France by 26 clear points to win the championship but could only manage a victory by 20. Ireland overcame Scotland by […] READ MORE


Irish Provinces Review after Round Five In Europe

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Leinster were the big winners of the Irish Provinces in the European Champions Cup as they trashed Castres at the RDS. Munster were annihilated by Saracens in their do or die game and Ulster were given a lesson by the titans of Toulon in France. Connacht lost out to the Exeter Chiefs in the Challenge […] READ MORE


Pro 12: Munster Rugby Season Preview

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Head Coach: Anthony Foley Captain: Peter O’Mahony Position 2013/2014: 3rd Stadium: Thomond Park Munster Rugby Season Preview:  It’s a big year for Munster and especially newly installed Head Coach Anthony Foley. Foley’s name is synonymous with all things Munster and has now got the chance to show his coaching credentials at the top level. He […] READ MORE