Super Rugby Predictions 2017: Round 9

Super Rugby Predictions

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

Super Rugby 2017: 5 things we learned in Round 8


Embed from Getty ImagesLions are back to Number 1There was an incredible amount of hype in this clash between North and South, with the Lions travelling to the feared Newlands to take on the undefeated Stormers. With the Lions winning their arm wrestle against the Sharks, they were looking to

Aviva Premiership 2016/17: Round 20 Predictions


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

Guinness PRO12 2016/17: Round 20 Predictions


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.

Super Rugby Predictions 2017: Round 8

Super Rugby Predictions

My winning streak ended at 28 in a row last weekend, with the Bulls somehow losing to the Sunwolves, but not many people picked that one.Here we go for Round 8.Crusaders v Suwolves The Bulls are one thing, Crusaders quite another. Crusaders by 48Reds v Kings I feel sorry for the

Super Rugby 2017: 5 things we learned in Round 7


Embed from Getty ImagesStormers are the real dealWhat a difference a year makes. Last year the Stormers had never played a New Zealand team leading up to the play-offs and got absolutely thrashed by the Chiefs in their home quarter-final. However it seems the Stormers learnt from their mistakes this

Guinness PRO12 2016/17: Round 19 Predictions


Ulster vs Cardiff BluesUlster have everything to play for in the next four games, and can’t afford to slip up in this one if they want to secure a play-off spot. Cardiff’s season has fizzled out over recent weeks, so it’s really difficult to see past a home win. Ulster