Super Rugby 2019: Round 10 Predictions

Super Rugby Predictions

Last week was disappointing, with 3 out of 6 correct picks, and whilst I predicted one of the 50/50 matches - the Chiefs beating the Blues (58%), I missed the other one as the Brumbies beat the Lions (53%). Only 12% had the Stormers beating the Reds, and 5% predicted the

Weekend of upsets as Newcastle fall back

Dean Richards

One one match in the Gallagher Premiership this weekend was won by the favourite, with relegation candidates Bristol, Worcester and Leicester all picking up valuable victories. In one of the big shocks of the weekend, Bristol defeated defending champions Saracens, predicted by just 3% of people on Superbru. This was

The Bad Habits that are Creeping into Rugby

Nigel Owens

Rugby is a game for thugs played by gentlemen, so the old adage goes. For the most part, it remains true. The majority of players still treat officials as though they have received a knighthood; rival supporters still cheer, laugh, and sometimes cry beside each other; when the full-time whistle

Super Rugby 2019: Round 9 Predictions


Sorry for the quiet week on the blog, I've been on holiday with my family, switching off from Rugby and everything else for a while. I'm back now for the season run-in and as the Rugby World Cup build-up, with plenty in the pipeline over the coming months. I missed

Champions Cup Semi-Finals Confirmed

Leinster Rugby

The Champions Cup semi-final lineups have been confirmed, with Saracens hosting Munster and defending champions Leinster entertaining Toulouse. There were two away wins in the quarter-finals this weekend. Munster overcame Edinburgh in the Scottish capital, whilst Racing were beaten at home by Top14 leaders Toulouse. Leinster edged past Irish rivals

Heineken Champions Cup 2018/19: Quarter-final Predictions

Just as we're getting back into the domestic seasons after the Six Nations, we break again for the Champions Cup quarter-finals - but there are some great fixtures in prospect. Here are my predictions for this weekend's Champions Cup quarter-finals. Edinburgh v Munster This is a tough opening match, with the Scots making

Super Rugby 2019: Round 7 Predictions


My Superbru fortunes seem to be alternating each weekend, with a good round followed by a bad one. Round 6 saw a climb of nearly 27,000 places into the top 10% on Superbru, and I managed to beat the Superbru community, which managed an average of 2.95 correct picks