Exeter Chiefs Realise Premiership Dream

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From Last Word on Rugby, Sam Meade The Exeter Chiefs and owner Tony Rowe realised a dream on Saturday afternoon when Gareth Steenson kicked them to Aviva Premiership glory. Exeter Chiefs Realise Premiership Dream Steenson’s extra-time penalty gave the Exeter Chiefs a 23-20 victory over Wasps at Twickenham. It completes a phenomenal journey from newly […] READ MORE


Springboks Defeat Ireland to Clinch Series

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A vociferous Port Elizabeth crowd witnessed the Springboks defeat Ireland to clinch the series two Tests to one. South Africa 19 Ireland 13 South Africa (JP Pietersen try; Elton Jantjies conversion, 3 penalties, Ruan Combrinck penalty)  Ireland (Luke Marshall try; Paddy Jackson conversion, 2 penalties) The three Test series was level at one each going into […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Saturday: Round Ten

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In a new supplement to the weekly Super Rugby content on Last Word On Sports, senior editor Scott Hornell points out the main focus topics this week and continuing stories within in New Zealand (NZ) rugby before another ‘Super Rugby Saturday’ kicks off. There is plenty to report on the game currently, from the action […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Round Nine: Latest Talking Points

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There were two big talking points to come out of the round nine Super Rugby matches in New Zealand. Firstly, the red card to the Highlanders Jason Emery, and secondly the ordering of ‘uncontested scrums’ at the conclusion of the Hurricanes vs Chiefs local derby match. Last Word On Sports’ resident referee contributor Scott MacLean […] READ MORE