Bristol and Worcester ensure their Premiership survival

Dean Richards

Last year's semi-finalists, Newcastle Falcons, are now on the brink of relegation after their latest defeat at home to Northampton. Bristol and Worcester both won their matches to ensure Premiership survival, and whilst Leicester can still mathematically catch the Tigers, there's nothing to suggest that Newcastle will win both of their

Super Rugby 2019: Round 11 Predictions


Round 10 was fairly extraordinary in terms of upsets, with only one match won by the community favourite on Superbru - and that was the Hurricanes beating the Sunwolves, which was almost the biggest shock of them all. I managed three correct picks out of six, including the Canes win, the

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