We have the prospect of two scintillating semi-final matches this weekend, and I seem to be predicting two Away wins, most unusually.Munster v Saracens This should be a cracker with the two European powerhouses slugging it out. If the game were being played at Thomond Park, I would back Munster
Eddie Jones has named the England squad that will travel to Argentina in June, whilst 16 players are away with the Lions.England’s 31-man squad for Argentina tour Forwards Will Collier (Harlequins, uncapped) Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 4 caps) Ben Curry (Sale Sharks, uncapped) Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, uncapped) Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby,
The 2017 British and Irish Lions squad has been announced, with Sam Warburton to captain the tour.Backs Dan Biggar Elliot Daly Jonathan Davies Owen Farrell Leigh Halfpenny Robbie Henshaw Stuart Hogg Jonathan Joseph Conor Murray George North Jack Nowell Jared Payne Jonathan Sexton Tommy Seymour Ben Te'o Anthony Watson Rhys Webb Liam Williams Ben YoungsForwards Rory Best Dan Cole Talupe Faletau Tadhg Furlong Jamie George Iain Henderson Maro Itoje Alun Wyn Jones George Kruis Courtney Lawes Joe Marler Jack McGrath Ross Moriarty Sean
We're still riding high in most Superbru pools, despite a couple of upsets recently, and this weekend looks relatively straightforward.Hurricanes v Brumbies You can’t lose to the Rebels and then beat the Canes away from home. Hurricanes by 23.Waratahs v Kings A late flurry of tries flattered the scoreline for the
Bristol's relegation confirmed, whilst Bath slip upBristol's looming relegation was finally confirmed on Sunday. Nobody could argue with their spirit in the last two fixtures, but they gave themselves too much to do in having to get a result against Wasps. They gained an early advantage through a converted Jason
Sorry I missed these last week, but here are my predictions for Round 20 of the Aviva Premiership this weekend.Harlequins v Exeter Chiefs: Harlequins by 2 Worcester Warriors v Bath: Worcester Warriors by 4 Leicester Tigers v Newcastle Falcons: Leicester Tigers by 18 Gloucester Rugby v Sale Sharks: Gloucester Rugby by 16 Bristol v Wasps: Wasps by 16 Northampton Saints
Glasgow Warriors vs ZebreFollowing Glasgow’s narrow defeat to Munster last weekend, there is now little left for Gregor Townsend’s men to play for this season. Zebre, however, are involved in their perennial dog-fight to avoid bottom position, and in doing so pick up a Champions Cup slot for next season.