Merab Kvirikashvili Wins US Rugby Match for Georgia

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Last Word on Rugby, by Josh Bradham. Georgian Fullback Merab Kvirikashvili scored all of Georgia’s point with the exception of a penalty try. Georgia played a powerful defensive game that was driven by their scrum. Merab Kvirikashvili had a very strong performance, in helping his side to a 17-21 victory at the Fifth Third Bank Stadium, […] READ MORE



Next Year’s Major League Rugby Set to Impress: Part One

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The timing of Major League Rugby will be keyed around the expiration of Pro Rugby's contract with USA Rugby. As it sits right now; contrary to Doug Schoninger, PRO Rugby (PR) is 'dead in the water' with no players or coaches within that organization. The standing contract between PR and USA rugby will expire by March of 2018. READ MORE


PRO Rugby CEO Becoming Toxic to American Rugby

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From Last Word on Rugby, Joshua Bradham PRO Rugby CEO takes out frustration with USA Rugby on players. On December 19 PRO Rugby issued a letter to contracted players. The entire letter can be viewed here, but here is an excerpt: “As some of you may or may not know, we have been having serious […] 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


Maori All Blacks to play Munster in Ireland

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The following is a Media Release from New Zealand Rugby. MAORI ALL BLACKS TO PLAY MUNSTER IN IRELAND The Maori All Blacks will play Ireland’s Munster in Limerick, as part of a northern tour that kicks off with the already announced Chicago fixture against the USA Eagles. The Maori All Blacks first play Munster at […] READ MORE


Las Vegas Sevens: Rugby Stars Invade Sin City

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The third leg of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series heads to North America and the next tournament is the Las Vegas Sevens. Rugby stars from the abbreviated code and the many 15s players who are trying to book their spot for the Rio Olympics will invade Sin City for three days of hard hitting, […] READ MORE


Cape Town Sevens: Day One Roundup

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Round Two of the HSBC World Sevens Series was again full of surprises. Follow all the Cape Town Sevens results with Last Word On Sports Jovilisi Waqa READ MORE


Australia Wins Dubai Women’s Title

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Australia wins Dubai Women’s Title, Russia are a new force in Women’s Sevens, Kiwi Sevens Sisters win a Plate Final thriller, Fijiana are the darlings of day one, Japan wins the Bowl title and USA are disappointing. Australia wins Dubai Women’s Title The Australian Women’s Sevens team has won the Dubai leg of HSBC Women’s […] READ MORE


Dubai Sevens: France Ready, Portugal Debut Rookie and Eagles flying high

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Consistency has been this sides Achilles heel ever since the inception of the World Sevens Series circuit, but in 2016 France are ready. A lukewarm side that on their day, can beat any team–their tournament triumph, winning the France 7s back in 2005. In that year, they defeated a star-studded Fiji side 28-19 in the […] READ MORE