Tag: Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup Grand Final Prediction – England vs South Africa

It all began almost two months ago, when the hosts Japan took on lowly Russia. Little did we know then what an amazing tournament we would be treated to over the next six weeks. It all ends tonight, Wales finishing fourth, New Zealand third and the victor between England and South Africa will be decided over these eighty minutes tonight. What a World Cup it has been. Upsets, cancelled games, boil overs, massive overachievement and huge disappointments. We have had it all and there is not much more to say than, well done Japan! Its been a fantastic World Cup, I have enjoyed every second of it! The teams, the people and of course the PACKED stadiums every single day, have been a massive highlight! It’s always a sad time when the Rugby World Cup closes out, so lets enjoy one more match, one more stream and one more preview! Continue reading “Rugby World Cup Grand Final Prediction – England vs South Africa”

Rugby World Cup Semi Final Prediction – Wales vs South Africa

Eight has become just four and now this weekend we will be down to just two! World Cup semi finals take place this weekend with two cracking matches, England have outclassed New Zealand to make the final and now Wales will take on South Africa, the winner to join them in the big dance. Today we will be looking at the second semi final and will it be Wales celebrating their first final appearance or the Springboks adding to the tally? Or maybe which ever side has 23 men available to play a final? Continue reading “Rugby World Cup Semi Final Prediction – Wales vs South Africa”

Rugby World Cup Predictions – Quarter Finals Day Two

We have the first semi final booked and ready to go, after England knocked out Australia and New Zealand cleaned up Ireland, it leaves us to see the victors go again, England vs New Zealand, for a place in the grand final. The second day of the quarter final weekend has Wales taking on France and hosts Japan looking to shock South Africa again. Will the favourites win on day two? Let’s take a look at todays two quarterfinal matchups. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup Predictions – Quarter Finals Day Two”

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Quarter Final Preview: Ireland vs New Zealand

Quarter final rugby is here and this weekend we have four big matches! The highlight for fans of the defending champions is their match against Ireland and All Blacks fan Christian Catley has been kind enough to give his thoughts about the match to be played on Saturday night. Continue reading “Quarter Final Preview: Ireland vs New Zealand”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Twenty

Will they play? Won’t they play? It’s been a frantic build up to what was already being billed as the biggest day of pool play even before typhoon Hagibis showed up. Qualifying for the quarter finals, qualifying for the Rugby World Cup 2023 or just picking up your only win of the tournament, it’s all on the line in the final day of pool play. It is the biggest day of matches in the World Cup and it kicks off with Namibia taking on Canada out of pool B, followed by the USA vs Tonga from pool C, next up Wales will be up against Uruguay out of pool D and then finally, the big one, with so much resulting from it, it is hosts Japan vs Scotland to decide pool A! Strap yourself in, it’s going to be a big one! Take a bet how many cards we will see? Or even if we will see all the games? Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Twenty”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Nineteen

What once promised as a very big day of the Rugby World Cup has since turned into a huge fight over the decision World Rugby has made and if cancelling two matches from day nineteen due to Typhoon Hagibis is the right decision. Regardless of everyone’s opinion, New Zealand and Italy wont meet and neither will England and France. As things stand, Ireland and Samoa will still go ahead so at least we have one game to look forward to and it’s pretty big for pool A. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Nineteen”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Eighteen

Typhoon Hagibis is threatening to wreak havoc on the Rugby World Cup but before that arrives, we still have one match for day eighteen. The Wallabies and Georgia wrap up their their pool play from pool D. The Wallabies will continue on as runners up and for Georgia, their World Cup comes to an end with one win to their name so far. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Eighteen”

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”

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”