WRWC2017 Day Two: Australian Wallaroos Bundled Out Of Cup

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From the Last Word on Rugby department. The French stamped their mark today at the Women’s Rugby World Cup (WRWC2017), with the Australian Wallaroos bundled out of Cup contention. They came to Ireland looking for redemption but it wasn’t to be on WRWC2017 Day Two action. The Irish had to fight from two tries down to […] READ MORE


WRWC2017 Pool A: Canada and New Zealand Fight it Out for Top Spot

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Last Word on Rugby, by Jovilisi Waqa. The Emerald Isles is bracing itself for the biggest event in Women’s Rugby. Hosting the pinnacle event of the World Rugby calendar, the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 (WRWC2017) which will be held from August 9-26. In the second of our three-part series, Last Word on Rugby look at […] READ MORE



Women Take a Prime Position in New Zealand Rugby

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From Last Word on Rugby, Scott Hornell New Zealand has produced some fine rugby players, and had some great performances over 2016. The game is varied, with society today more fairly represented on the field as women take a prime position in New Zealand Rugby (NZR). The women’s game is strong, and it is time […] READ MORE


New Zealand Women Will Look To Improve Against Brits

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New Zealand’s Sevens Sisters have booked a place in the semi finals in Rio, but they had to fight out a tough 5-0 slog against the USA. In the end, New Zealand held on for a narrow 5-0 victory, sealing a place in the semi finals and scheduling a clash against Great Britain. However, it wasn’t […] READ MORE



Mt Albert Grammar Carry On a Strong Rugby Tradition

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The curtain raiser match on Saturday, before the Blues v Sharks Investec Super Rugby match, was a Schoolboy game involving Mount Albert Grammar School (MAGS) up against Kaitaia College in a schools trial game that is representative of the fine sporting traditions of this high achieving Auckland school. Held at the historic Eden Park Stadium Rugby ground, […] READ MORE


England Women Win Langford Sevens, End Aussie Dominance

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England won the Langford Sevens tournament in Canada and ended Australia’s recent dominance in a semi final defeat, as they claim their first title in three years when beating the New Zealand Sisters 31-14, in an emphatic final completely dominated by the English Roses. Round four of the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series was a successful […] READ MORE