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


Leinster Rugby Lie In Wait

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It’s been something of a baptism of fire for Leo Cullen. Thrust into the head coach role at one of the most feared and respected European sides, at the start of a season where he’d have to deal with both a World Cup and a Six Nations campaign disrupting his preparations, I’m sure he would […] READ MORE


Ireland Announce 31 Man World Cup Squad

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Ireland have announced their 31 man squad ahead of the Rugby World Cup which begins in just over two weeks time. Joe Schmidt has confirmed widespread rumours that winger Andrew Trimble has failed to secure a place in the squad after a toe injury at the start of this year. Despite returning to training, the […] READ MORE