Category Archives: Rugby World Cup 2011

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The Predictor’s Super Rugby Preview

We got a taste of the new season last weekend with two matches to open the year, as the Rebels defeated the Force and the Brumbies eased past Queensland. The good news is that a full round of rugby takes … Read More »

The Predictor’s Picks

Welcome to the Predictor’s weekly column, giving you the best highlights and picks from the Predictor’s comprenhensive form guide. This week we feature the top picks from the EPL, NFL and Super Rugby. Remember The Predictor gives you the inside … Read More »

2011 Rugby World Cup review

So the 2011 Rugby World Cup has finished with the final score of 8–7 to the All Blacks, in the lowest ever scoring final game of the competition. The All Blacks almost lived up to their title of chokers – … Read More »

All Blacks overcome hoodoo

After seven weeks of gruelling rugby, we at last have a winner in the 2011 World Cup, a tournament that was often marked by controversy and which saw more than one major upset. More than 60,000 crammed into Eden Park … Read More »

Wallabies take bronze

The play-off between Australia and Wales for the bronze medal had nothing left to play for but pride and the statistics were in the Wallabies favour. In an uninspiring and error strewn match, Australia took third place with a 21–18 … Read More »

All Blacks march on

So it’s decided then, New Zealand will face France in the final after their 20-6 victory over Australia at Eden Park. The match will not go down as a classic and without the influential Dan Carter, they seemed to lack … Read More »

Welsh dream crushed

France shattered Wales’ dreams of reaching the World Cup Final on Saturday the 15th of October. The French beat a determined Welsh team 9-8, after a controversial decision to send off the Welsh captain. The Welsh team played with only … Read More »

Rugby World Cup Semi Finals

It’s the biggest trans-Tasman clash in eight years and what better way to celebrate than with a Money Back Special! Can the Wallabies repeat their 2003 victory or will the All Blacks reach their first World Cup final since 1995? … Read More »

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Hosts look to end Wallaby dream

Unbeaten hosts New Zealand will take on their Antipodean neighbours Australia in Auckland on Sunday. The match is a battle to see who will represent the Southern Hemisphere in the final. Australia bounced back from a surprise defeat by Ireland … Read More »

French gamble on Lady Luck

Although the departure of England from the World Cup must have been a shock to many, including the English, watching Wales and France fight it out on the rugby field on Saturday will still be very interesting. The match takes … Read More »

France send Poms home

A very disappointing 2011 World Cup for the English ended on Saturday, when they were beaten 19-12 by a determined French team. With the Six Nations just around the corner, one can be sure that there will be a fair … Read More »

Wallabies cling on

Australia proved that you don’t necessarily need a line out, scrum, territory or the ball to squeeze out a victory in their 11–9 win over South Africa. What Australia had in buckets was defence, and at the heart of which … Read More »

All Blacks survive scare

Argentina made the All Blacks work hard for their place in the World Cup semi-final. The Pumas proved to be awkward opponents for the hosts in Auckland and it took two late tries to put a gloss on the score … Read More »

Welsh dragons fire

The Welsh young guns proved to be too strong for their experienced opponents in the Celtic quarter final in Wellington. It was the perfect start for the dragons when one of their most experienced players, Shane Williams dived over for … Read More »

Boks set to lose crown?

This encounter provides a great rugby spectacle with the reigning RWC Champions, South Africa, coming up against the current TriNations champs, Australia. Both teams have wobbled during the pool stages of the World Cup, with Australia coming off worst. Their … Read More »

Slade looking to rock

As always, the weight of the expectations of a nation will lie on the shoulders of the All Blacks when they meet Argentina in Auckland on Sunday. After a slow start, the All Blacks have grown into the tournament. An … Read More »

Clash of the Celts

Ireland and Wales will play the biggest match in the 129-year history of the fixture when they meet in the World Cup quarter-final in Wellington on Saturday. Both sides go into the fixture full of confidence after some excellent performances … Read More »

Battle of Le Boot

After France’s less than noteworthy performance against Tonga, England will be fancying their chances of taking on one of the Celtic sides in the semi finals. As always though, you should never write off any French side, as they do … Read More »

Rugby World Cup Quarter Finals

After a long month we have finally separated the wheat from the chaff, the men from the boys, the sheep from the goats… you get the drift. A monster weekend of Rugby kicks off on Saturday with Wales taking on … Read More »

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Wales march on

Fiji suffered a humiliating 66-0 defeat at the hands of the Welsh team on Sunday the 2nd of October in Hamilton. Wales, thereby, ensured themselves a place in the quarter finals of the World Cup against Ireland. They played with … Read More »