Here we go again for another season of Super Rugby, which in my opinion is the best league in world rugby, for all its flair and flaws. I'll be sharing my Superbru picks each week and looking for another strong finish in the upper echelons of the various pool leaderboards.
Here are the results from the Gallagher Premiership at the weekend, along with the Superbru predictability - only one match was picked by the majority of people. Northampton 16 - 20 London Irish 1% Bath 13 - 10 Leicester 90% Bristol 34 - 16 Gloucester 38% Exeter 19 - 22 Sale 3% Worcester 26 - 30 Wasps 21% Harlequins 41 -
Round 5 of the Heineken Champions Cup went largely according to the script, with only a couple of 50/50 matches and a draw between Glasgow and Exeter. Here are the results, along with the Superbru predictability: La Rochalle 30 - 23 Sale, 68% Bath 19 - 25 Harlequins, 52% Clermont 29 - 13 Ulster, 52% Ospreys 15 -
New Saracens CEO Ed Griffiths has admitted that Saracens would need to trim their wage bill in order to be compliant with the Premiership Rugby salary cap. This suggests that the breach was more than a misunderstanding over co-investments by a handful of players, but regardless, it's encouraging to see that
Sale Sharks, Saracens and Exeter Chiefs were big winners at the weekend, in a high-scoring round of Gallagher Premiership matches. Harlequins were thrashed 48-10 on Friday night in Salford, as their up and down season continues, and they remain in mediocre melee of mid-table teams, whilst Sale are into the top