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Pool B Preview

Yesterday we had a look at the “group of death” in Pool A. Today we preview Pool B that includes our very own Springboks. SOUTH AFRICA: Our very own Bokke are two times winners of the William Webb Ellis Cup, and in 2015 will be looking to make it three. However, build up has been anything but smooth. Defeat at home to Argentina capped a miserable run of defeats after losses to the Wallabies and New Zealand. There’s been off the field controversy to contend with as well with a difference Read more [...]
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Pool A Preview

Over the next few days, BetXchange will be breaking down each pool to give you a better understanding of each team and their chances of progressing. Let’s begin with Pool A. ENGLAND: 2003 seems a long time ago for the English team, and this year, the hosts will be disappointed to not make the final. Such is the weight of expectation on Stuart Lancaster’s team. They’ve been placed in what looks like the most difficult pool however, however win it, and you can bet anything is possible. So Read more [...]
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SA Rugby World Cup Squad Announced

SA Rugby World Cup Squad Announced There was always going to be some controversy, wasn’t there? 20 years after Nelson Mandela held aloft the world cup trophy at Ellis Park, racial tension still bubbles under the surface. On Wednesday, the newly formed ANA (Agency for New Agenda) will launch a court bid to prevent the Boks from competing in this years’ cup on the basis of discrimination in the ranks. Looking past the racial sideshow, Coach Meyer has selected a squad with a great balance Read more [...]

RWC Team Announcements

RWC Team Announcements Starting off with the Irish- Andrew Trimble was left out of the team, apparently not fit enough to compete. The Irish player of the year didn’t play in this year’s Six Nations due to a toe injury, and the Irish staff have been gambling with his fitness in the last few weeks but to no avail. Tadhg Furlong of Leinster is selected after his debut, and Cian Healy has been chosen despite missing the whole season through injury. The betting odds of the Irish reaching the Semi-Finals Read more [...]

Rugby World Cup 2015 BetXchange Preview

Rugby World Cup 2015 BetXchange Preview With the 2015 IRB World Cup just weeks away, excitement is mounting ahead if the international showpiece. 20 of the worlds best international rugby nations will descend upon England on the 18th of September for 44 days of bone crunching, high intensity rugby. BetXchange takes a look at the favourites, the dark horses and the whipping boys competing this time around. THE FAVOURITES NEW ZEALAND The All Blacks- the defending champions and tremendous favourites. Read more [...]