Toronto Wolfpack: Top Six Road Games in Franchise History

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The Toronto Wolfpack has had numerous road games in its short history. The Wolfpack, which originated in 2016 thanks to Eric Perez and David Argyle has had a successful run on the road from 2017-20. Raheem Bashir, who has long covered Toronto for Last Word on Rugby, picks out some of the best moments in […] READ MORE


Rugby League's Super League Is Back

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As Shaun Wane and Brian McDermott lead their respective sides out at Old Trafford back in October of last year, it signalled the end of an enthralling season of Super League. But it wasn’t over just yet. With Jamie Peacock, Kylie Leuluai and Matty Bowen playing their last game of Rugby League before a well […] READ MORE


Attention All Sports Fans: The Super League Grand Final is Upon Us

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Last Sunday morning saw the best NRL has to offer and it did not disappoint. North Queensland Cowboy’s Kyle Feldt did ‘a Ryan Hall’ by crossing the line after the final buzzer to level the scores against Brisbane Broncos. That left Jonathan Thurston, winner of four Dally M Player of the Year Medals, two Golden […] READ MORE


The Theatre of Dreams Welcomes the Super League Grand Final

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Adam Cuthbertson played the ball with eight seconds left on the clock. Leeds Rhinos were level with Huddersfield Giants and the League Leaders Shield was only a matter of miles and seconds from being awarded to Wigan Warriors. Rob Burrow took the ball from dummy-half, gave it to Maguire who then put through a grubber […] READ MORE


Will Challenge Cup magic move south?

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The Leeds Rhinos made history last week as they cruised to a 50-0 Challenge Cup Final win over the Hull Kingston Rovers. Whilst not the most exciting decider that we have seen in recent memory, it is yet another chapter in the long and wonderful history of the Challenge Cup. The prospect of the lower […] READ MORE


NRL: Rugby league TV wars come full circle

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This is a difficult piece for me to write as an NRL fan given I have never hidden my disdain for the establishment since the Super League wars broke out in the mid 1990’s. My reasons as for why will fill another column one day I am sure. We are approaching the 20 year anniversary of […] READ MORE


St Helens: Title Hopes Gone?

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After a third successive defeat at home to Hull FC this weekend, St Helens currently stand 3rd placed in the table, 5 points adrift of current leaders, Leeds Rhinos. Previous defeats to the Rhinos and the Catalan Dragons had made Friday night a must win for Saints, who were bested by Hull FC, a team […] READ MORE


The Hull Derby Is More Than Just A Game of Rugby League

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The Hull derby has to be the biggest rivalry in Super League, hasn’t it? After all, it’s the only example of two clubs based in the one city. Wigan and St Helens can’t offer that, neither can Leeds and Bradford. Today, televised on Sky Sports, the fierce rivals come together in the latest battle and […] READ MORE


A Truly Magic Weekend for Rugby League

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The Magic Weekend is an annual event showcasing everything the First Utility Super League has to offer and every year it has been well attended and successful. This year the Rugby League carnival came to the North-East of England and Newcastle had the joy of hosting six matches over two days at one venue: St […] READ MORE


Rugby League: It’s More Than Just a Game

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Sixty-seven and a half thousand people had gathered at Wembley Stadium, London to cheer on an England team in a World Cup Semi-Final. The hopes of a nation rested upon 17 great men and with 20 seconds to go England fans were still dreaming of a World Cup Final. Sadly it was not to be […] READ MORE