Guinness PRO12 2016/17: Final Prediction


The Aviva Stadium plays host to this year’s Pro12 final, which certainly hands Munster some element of home advantage.Munster finished top of the pile in the regular season losing just three games, whilst the Scarlets finished third. There is little to separate the teams in terms of their head to

Aviva Premiership 2016/17: Final Prediction


After last week's dramatic semi-finals, is it too much to ask for more of the same as the Premiership reaches its climax this weekend?Could we see the continuing fairytale story of Exeter's well-managed rise through English Rugby, with the Chiefs going one better than last season to lift the trophy?Or

Scarlets’ Evans free to play in PRO12 Final


It has been announced that the Pro12 Disciplinary chiefs have rescinded the red card shown to winger Steff Evans during the semi-final against Leinster.The incident occurred in the 37th minute during open play, when Steff Evans was alleged to have unlawfully tackled Leinster centre Garry Ringrose. Referee Marius Mitrea dismissed

Super Rugby Predictions 2017: Round 14

Super Rugby Predictions

Another GSP last weekend, making it 5 full-houses out of 13 rounds - I'm at or near the top of most of my Superbru pools, so I hope you are too. All 18 sides are in action this weekend, with quite a few tricky predictions.Blues v Chiefs The Chiefs have

Super Rugby 2017: 5 things we learned in Round 13

Super Rugby Trophy

Will the Crusaders ever lose?The Crusaders made it two from two in terms of big scalps over fellow New Zealand rivals when they beat the Chiefs on the weekend in Fiji and the Hurricanes a fortnight ago.They may have made me look like an idiot two weeks in a

Guinness PRO12 2016/17: Semi-Final Predictions


Potentially, there could be as many as fifteen Lions appearing in the Pro12 play-offs this weekend, as the top four battle it out for place in the final.One look at the history of this competition, and you will see that there has never been an away win in the