All Blacks Thrash Samoa In One-Sided Pacifika Challenge

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Last Word on Rugby, by Mike Pulman. With one week remaining until the first test of the DHL Lions Series, the All Blacks have had a perfect appetizer, after convincingly thrashing Samoa in the Pacifika Challenge. 12 tries to nil, and a convincing scoreline that read 78-0. That was the end result in front of […] READ MORE



Is Spike Davis’ Absence from Eagles Roster a Mistake by US Rugby?

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Last Word On Rugby, by Joshua Bradham. Pro Rugby’s leading try scorer Spike Davis, is absent again from the US Eagles’ roster heading into the fall international tour. LWOR ask “is this a long-term mistake?” The debut season of the American Pro Rugby competition was more successful than expected, and will be expanding next season. Aaron “Spike” […] READ MORE


Pacifica Rugby Has a Place in Super Rugby

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During the regular season, New Zealand Rugby and the Chiefs Super Rugby franchise made a public declaration of support for Pacifica Rugby. Not a piecemeal offer either, but a real validation to say publically “Pacifica Rugby Has a Place in Super Rugby”. They both; along with Sky Sport (NZ media broadcaster) promoted a round of […] READ MORE


Pacific Nations Cup: Samoa Defeat Tonga

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The Pacific Nations Cup has ended, with the final game seeing Samoa defeat Tonga 30-10 in front of a very vocal crowd at Apia Park. That loss denied the Tongans a victory to celebrate skipper Nili Latu’s 50th cap. The Samoans; who were unlucky against the Fijians last week, dictated play from the start to keep their hopes alive for qualification […] READ MORE


Pacific Nations Cup: Fiji Come From Behind To Beat Tonga

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In the Pacific Nations Cup (PNC) opening match against a tough Tongan side, Fiji have come from behind to win 23-18 to take a dramatic win. This was the first match of the PNC 2016 round of the World Rugby triangular tournament between Fiji, Tonga and Samoa to determine which side qualifies for 2019 Rugby World Cup, […] READ MORE



Australia and Fijiana book spots to Rio Olympic Games

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The Australian Men’s team and Fiji Women’s teams booked their tickets to the Rio Olympics in style by winning the Oceania Rugby Sevens Olympic Qualifier at the Waitakere Trust Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. The two day tournament which brought together the best sevens players from the West Pacific region to compete for that spot reserved […] READ MORE