Category Archives: Rugby

Kiwis to edge Four Nations Final

Australia are favourites to beat New Zealand in the final of the Four Nations on Saturday despite their 30-12 defeat last month. Australia The reason is largely down to their overall record against the Kiwis which stands at 95 wins to 30 with three draws. The Kangaroos can also boast a fine record in Wellington with five wins from seven including a record 58-0 victory in 2007. The home side’s… Read More »

Wales to win Six Nations for third successive year

The Six Nations tournament starts this weekend and the bookmakers make it a three-way tie between Wales, England and France. Wales The Welsh have tricky away games in Dublin and Twickenham this year so it is not going to be easy. Injuries are likely to play a huge part this year after the Lions tour and that is the biggest threat to retaining their title for a third successive season. They… Read More »

Australia can brush aside New Zealand for World Cup glory

Australia face New Zealand at Old Trafford this weekend in the Rugby League World Cup Final. That scenario looked unlikely in the closing stages of the Wembley semi-final between the Kiwis and England with the host nation having clawed back from 14-8 down to lead 18-14. Scrum-half Shaun Johnson then stunned the home crowd by scoring a try with only 21 seconds remaining before converting for victory. Battling Kiwis The… Read More »