British and Irish Lions 2017 Tour Pinboard – Third Test Climax

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In the epic climax to a thrilling test series, rugby fans worldwide are the beneficiaries. The United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, will be enthralled. The anticipation of a rebuke from the home side or a more confident Lions team entering the 'fortress' of Eden Park, the implications for the Lions 2017 tour pinboard are truly mesmerizing. READ MORE




Wales Stumble Past Japan

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From Last Word on Rugby, Robert Rees Wales stumbled past Japan in Cardiff, 33-30 thanks to a last minute drop goal courtesy of Sam Davies, but the performance was very unsatisfactory. Howley and his men put on a display that most in the stadium would want to forget and hope not to see again soon. […] READ MORE


Tom Wood’s Determination Can be an Example to Jamie Roberts

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From Last Word on Rugby, Steve Kendall Both England and Wales have revealed their teams to face their respective Southern Hemisphere opponents on Saturday and whilst there is success for England’s Tom Wood being selected at open-side flanker, there is equal disappointment for Wales’ Jamie Roberts having been dropped from the starting XV to face […] READ MORE



Warren Gatland Lands “Best Job” in World Rugby

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by Molly Smith (editor), Last Word on Rugby Yesterday it was finally revealed that Warren Gatland will be the man in charge as the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand looms. After coaching the 2013 squad to a 2-1 series win in Australia, Wales‘ head coach will temporarily step down from his role […] 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


All Blacks v Wales: Final Test Thrashing

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Another impressive performance by Beauden Barrett has seen a final test thrashing from a dominant All Blacks side 46-6 over a tired Wales side in Dunedin. Celebrating the 50th tests for Aaron Smith (pictured) and Brodie Retallick, they ended the Series on a high. In one of the Welsh teams poorest performances against an All Blacks team in recent history, […] READ MORE


Wales Team Versus All Blacks Announced

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The Wales team versus All Blacks was announced at 12 midnight on Thursday night, but what do the Welsh think of the selection of some players new and experienced?  Wales Team Versus All Blacks Announced There are two changes to the Welsh team that started against the All Blacks in the first test. This sees the […] READ MORE