USA Sevens: Kiwi ‘Sisters’ Win Second Title of 2016/17 Season

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The New Zealand girls overcame the Olympic champions Australia 28-5 to extend their lead in the World Series. The tournament which was held concurrent alongside the Men's tournament, was a total success. New stars were unearthed, across all competing teams along with your household Sevens Series names continuing their fine form. READ MORE


Olympics Sevens: Jerry Tuwai Saves Fiji

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The Men’s Olympics Sevens competition kicked off at the Deodoro Stadium with drama and heartache as Jerry Tuwai saved Fiji. Tuiwai prevented Fiji from a potential draw with Argentina in Pool A with a copybook tackle on Axel Muller.  The tournament favourites survived the Argentine onslaught to win two-from-two on the opening day. The Men’s game has lost […] READ MORE


Reality Of New Pro12 Rugby Nations

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With desire to improve and expand the Guinness Pro12 being suggested by many parties, recent talk of new Pro12 rugby nations has arisen. Is this a reality? Let Last Word On Sports take a look at the pro’s and con’s of such action. PRO12 – THE SITUATION With the Guinness Pro12 in dire need of more […] READ MORE


Fijiana Underdogs in Pool A: Olympic Sevens

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With less then a day until the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics, the excitement is building for the game of Rugby Sevens. The return of rugby to the Holy Grail of sport is finally here and the Women’s Olympic Sevens competition is ready to go. With Fijiana underdogs in Pool A beside the United […] READ MORE


United States Name Their Rugby Sevens Olympic Squads

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Joining other nations, the United States have named their Rugby Sevens Olympic Squads. The Men’s and Women’s groups will represent their nation at the 2016 Summer Games, to be played in Rio de Janiero. Men’s squad head coach Mike Friday has retained Sevens Series captain Madison Hughes for the games tournament. The experienced player will lead […] READ MORE


Langford Sevens: Aussie Youngsters Fight For Fourth Title

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The fourth round of the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series, the Langford Sevens will played on this weekend, the 16-17th of April in Langford, British Columbia, Canada. The Aussie Pearls have won the last three rounds and will try to make it four-in-a-row with a group of ‘youngsters’ who coach Tim Walsh has brought in to […] READ MORE


Aussies Win Atlanta Sevens Title In Style

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The Australian Pearls recovered from their shock loss to England in pool play, to claim their third tournament in this seasons HSBC Women’s Sevens Series. The Australians defeated the 2015 champions New Zealand (NZL) in the final 24-19. The Atlanta Sevens (Atlanta7’s) was the first tournament in an North American leg of the Women’s Sevens Series, […] READ MORE


NFL Style Draft For Welsh Regions?

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The USA adopts the idea of a draft to get players from college to professional teams, where there are several rounds and each team gets a pick. The question is, could a mock draft work in Wales? HOW WILL IT WORK AND BENEFITS If we split Wales’ youth players into four sections (north, east, south, […] READ MORE



USA Rugby To Open Applications For Eagles Head Coach Position

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In an interesting and intriguing move by USA Rugby’s governing body, the position of USA Eagles Head Coach is being advertised for open applications. The press release on the USA Rugby site states: USA Rugby is seeking applicants for the position of Men’s Eagles Senior National Team Head Coach. Following the expiration of former Head […] READ MORE