Aviva Premiership Round Eight – International Watch

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From Last Word on Rugby, James Barker Last Word on Rugby looks at the upcoming Aviva Premiership Round Eight fixtures with an eye on those pushing for an international spot. Aviva Premiership Round Eight Worcester Warriors vs Northampton Saints  This was the match that set Worcester Warriors up for survival last season, with a last-second […] READ MORE


Aviva Premiership – Round Seven Fixtures

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Last Word On Rugby, by Sam Pardey. With the first two rounds of Champions Cup fixtures out the way, all eyes turn back to the Aviva Premiership. There are some tantalising fixtures for fans to feast their eyes on. Northampton vs Gloucester The weekend kicks off under the lights at Franklin Gardens on Friday when […] READ MORE



Who Can Stop Saracens This Year?

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From Last Word on Rugby, Sam Pardey After seeing off Wasps and Toulon in successive weeks the question is, can anyone stop Saracens this year? Who Can Stop Saracens? A destructive display by the Sarries saw them beat Toulon, despite playing nearly a quarter of the game with 14-men. The reigning Premiership and European Champions […] READ MORE


Top 14 Results Poor Going into Champions Cup

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From Last Word on Rugby, Joshua Bradham Top 14 results with one week left before the European Champions cup not up to the usual French standard. Since the Heineken Cup started pitting the best European rugby clubs against each other in 1995, France has dominated. French Top 14 results have been favorable in the competition. […] READ MORE


The Significance of the Singha 7s

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With the Premiership Rugby season just around the corner, the annual Singha 7s tournament gives supporters a bite size taste of the thrill, passion and fierce competition they can expect when the main league gets underway. Some sceptics see it as an excuse for clubs to keep revenue ticking over during the off-season months; charging […] READ MORE


Contenders for Green Flag Forward of the Season

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As the ‘business end’ of the rugby season approaches, naturally it’s time to reflect back on the year and take note of exceptional moments and, of course, players that have graced the field. The 2015/16 season has been a unusual compared to others; the later start to the season due to the World Cup meant […] READ MORE