Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Seventeen

We are treated to another big day of World Cup action on day seventeen with three matches from pool C, A and D. We will say goodbye to a couple of teams as well, Argentina will run out one final time, joining them will be the feel good story Russia and the hot and cold Fijians, will all be playing their final pool games. The group stages are a real highlight of the Rugby World Cup and it’s always a sad time to see teams for the final time. Four years is too long…. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Seventeen”

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Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Fifteen

Red cards, ref inconsistencies, electric crowds and scorching heats summed up day fourteen of the Rugby World Cup. Again the results went as we expected with Australia, England and Japan (fantastic game) picking up the wins. Onto day Fifteen there is just two matches to look forward to with New Zealand back in action against Namibia, very quickly after facing Canada in Pool B. Then out of Pool C, France will look to meet the pace set by England in their fixture the day before. We are getting into the final week of pool play where teams just cannot afford to slip up. How will these matches play out….? Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Fifteen”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Fourteen

It has been business as usual in all the fixtures since Japan played last time but now they are back and looking to secure their place in the next round. But before we see them in action, there will be two matches earlier in day fourteen. It kicks off with the Wallabies going up against the first team to pull of an upset this world cup, Uruguay, from Pool D. After that things pick up quick a lot, England will get their first real test of the tournament as they lock horns with Argentina, a decisive matchup from Pool C. Then finally, yes the hosts are back. This could be a massive night for Japanese rugby as a win over Samoa should see them lock in a quarterfinal spot from Pool A. How will it all unravel on day fourteen? Let’s take a look….. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Fourteen”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Twelve

USA and Canada entertained the crowds with determined displays against much bigger opposition of France and New Zealand during day eleven of the World Cup. But things have a different feel for day twelve, with two very intriguing battles for pool A and D. Georgia and Fiji is a match tough to call as the sides battle for that important third spot finish. Then the second and final game is Ireland taking on Russia, we all know what happened last time Ireland was out, so they need five points and nothing less. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Twelve”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Eleven

After the second day of scratching our heads wondering what to do as the World Cup has an off day, we kick back into action with two games on match day eleven. From pool D, France will start the day against the USA and then to wrap it up, New Zealand will take on Canada from pool B. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Eleven”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Ten

Day eight and nine of the Rugby World Cup has treated us to some truly spectacular matches, games we will remember for a long long time. Day ten has the potential to do similar things from the one match on show today from Pool A which will see the winless Scotland going up against Samoa. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Ten”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Nine

After the fantastic events of day eight in Japan, we have two extremely tight matches in prospect greet us for day nine of the Rugby World Cup, even if at opposite ends of the scale. Georgia taking on shock victors Uruguay from pool D will opening up the day and be followed by the huge clash of Australia and Wales to decide pool D. Both games will be tough to pick and fantastic rugby is definitely the order of day nine! After Japan’s victory against Ireland, I can’t wait, let’s get into it! Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Nine”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Eight

After a nice little days break where we all found ourselves wonder what to do without any Rugby World Cup action, we return to three big games. It all kicks off with two sides who started their World Cup with a loss, someone will grab a win between Argentina and Tonga from Pool C. Following that. the hosts return in the big Pool A clash between Japan and top seeds Ireland. Wrapping up day eight from Pool B will be the Springboks looking for their first win against fellow Africans Namibia. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Eight”