Super 14 Predictions: Round 2

My predictions were pretty close last week – 6 out of the 7 results were correct, and I was only deprived a clean sweep by a last-minute penalty by the Chiefs to beat the Sharks.

This week, I’ve picked against all of the Australian teams. The Force have some real injury problems with Drew Mitchell, Andre Pretorius and David Pocock just some of the big names on the sidelines, whilst the Reds, Brumbies and Waratahs face tough games against the Crusaders, Bulls and the Stormers respectively.

The Bulls against the Brumbies could be a great game, with the reigning champions taking on the big-name Brumbies, but I’m backing the Bulls at home.

Here are my predictions for Round 2 of the Super 14″

Game 8: Highlanders v Blues: Blues by 7
Game 9: Reds v Crusaders: Crusaders by 4
Game 10: Sharks v Cheetahs: Sharks by 5
Game 11: Lions v Chiefs: Chiefs by 11
Game 12: Hurricanes v Force: Hurricanes by 13
Game 13: Bulls v Brumbies: Bulls by 5
Game 14: Stormers v Waratahs: Stormers by 11

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