Tag Archive: 2015 Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup Pool B: Scots in Springbok showdown, Samoa play Japan

| 03.10.2015

Scotland are sitting pretty at the top of Rugby World Cup Pool B, but have never beaten heavyweights South Africa outside their native land. That stat explains why Vern Cotter’s crew are 7/2 to top the group, and the Springboks firm odds-on 1/6 favourites despite their giant-killing by Japan, who... View Article

Rugby World Cup Pool C: New Zealand to crush spirited Georgia

| 02.10.2015

New Zealand are even-money favourites with Coral to win the Rugby World Cup, and the All Backs can book their place in the quarter-finals by beating Georgia in a first-ever fixture against the Eastern Europeans. The Russian satellite state have one win and a loss in Pool C so far,... View Article

Rugby World Cup Pool D: France to win comfortably against Canada

| 01.10.2015

With Rugby World Cup Pool D proving predictable and seemingly destined to boil down to an all-Six Nations showdown between France and Ireland, Les Bleus use their full roster and rotate once again as they play former colony Canada at Stadium:mk. Coral confidently put the French as overwhelming odds-on 1/200... View Article

Rugby World Cup Pool C: Take Tonga for narrow Namibia win

| 29.09.2015

Tonga and fellow minnows Namibia have met once before back in 1997, and the Pacific Islands outfit won 20-14. A repeat of that margin of victory (1-10 points) is a 5/1 chance with Coral. While this encounter at Sandy Park, Exeter is widely perceived to be one of the least... View Article

Rugby World Cup Pool B: Scotland turnaround to survive USA scare

| 28.09.2015

Pool B at this year’s Rugby World Cup continues to be full of surprises, with Scotland having to come from behind to beat the USA 39-16 at Elland Road. Second-half tries again spared Scottish blushes with Tim Visser, Sean Maitland and WP Nel all going over in a 15-minute spell... View Article

South Africa’s Rugby World Cup back on track thanks to Pietersen

| 27.09.2015

It’s fair to say that 2015 has been a pretty rough year for South African rugby, after a winless Southern Hemisphere Rugby Championship campaign and losing their World Cup opener to minnows Japan left them wounded animals. Springboks struggles were put behind them, however, as Heyneke Meyer’s men recorded a... View Article

Rugby World Cup Pool A: Biggar’s boot helps Wales edge England

| 27.09.2015

Wales threw Rugby World Cup Pool A wide open with a famous and narrow 28-25 victory over tournament hosts England at Twickenham. Dan Biggar, replacing Leigh Halfpenny in the visitors’ XI, proved a key selection for Warren Gatland with the fly half kicking a magnificent and decisive seven penalties. Gareth... View Article