Late Dropkick by Mitchell Hunt Seals Win for Crusaders

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Last Word on Rugby, by Scott Hornell. Reaction to this afternoons Super Rugby clash at AMI Stadium was literally ‘off the charts’. In a game that went from sublime to incredible, in a climatic rugby match ending where the last gasp kick by Mitchell Hunt seals Win for Crusaders fans. The above image of Mitchell […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Round 14 Forecast

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Overall, the nine match schedule delivers a full platter of matches to enjoy. It is a big weekend before the International window opens, and disrupts sides momentum. The leading teams must benefit from their opportunities, while the battlers will use pride as a motivation. As a result, every side will be out to play their hearts out......and rugby is the winner from that. READ MORE


Super Rugby Round 12: The African Conferences Key Takeouts

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From Last Word on Rugby, Ryan Jordan Super Rugby Round 12 produced most of the expected results, except for the Southern Kings upset win over the Sharks. In their third year of competition it was the Kings first triumph over a fellow South African franchise. Whether you love them or hate them, we have to […] READ MORE



Unbiased Commentary…Yeah Right

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Being a regular viewer of up to ten or a dozen games per week, one can see the lowering in the usually balanced views. Fans want unbiased commentary to be the norm. Beside every former player commentating there needs to be a match caller who can lead/direct the verbal delivery and balance the commentary. READ MORE


Super Rugby Round 10 Forecast

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The forecast is that teams have been given a 'hurry up' thanks to the Kings. It is not in the bag, and as the Sharks saw, any team can negate your powers. It should see some improved matches in Super Rugby Round 10. We are all looking forward to it. READ MORE


Super Saturday: Highlanders and Crusaders Convincing Winners

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From Last Word on Rugby, Scott Hornell In two matches on New Zealand soil, Super Rugby Round Nine proved that the high standards of the competition leading conference are certainly consistent. Both fixtures earned high scores, with home fans leaving each fully satisfied on another ‘Super Saturday’. While the rugby was the focus, as happened […] READ MORE


Crusaders Enjoy Good Friday, as Wyatt Crockett Takes All-time Record

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Last Word On Rugby, by Scott Hornell. In a double-celebration, the Crusaders faced down the Sunwolves challenge at AMI Stadium, while congratulating the achievement of longtime player, Wyatt Crockett. He reached a personal milestone of 176 matches, which set a new all-time record in Super Rugby. Crusaders 50 – Tries: Manasa Mataele (3), Kieran Read, Ben […] READ MORE