The Heineken…oh wait no it’s the European Rugby Champions Cup that’s back! Either way it’s still the big daddy of club competitions and we can only hope that it lives up to previous years. There are some big names that are still finding their feet in the new season so it makes for some intriguing ties especially from a picking point of view. You might want to check out my tournament preview before looking at my round 1 predictions.
Here are my European Rugby Champions Cup 2017-2018 round 1 predictions:
In brief here are my European Rugby Champions Cup round 1 predictions:
|Ulster v Wasps||Ulster by 5|
|Leinster v Montpellier||Leinster by 3|
|Racing 92 v Leicester Tigers||Racing 92 by 5|
|Harlequins v La Rochelle||Harlequins by 3|
|Bath v Benetton Treviso||Bath by 10|
|Exeter Chiefs v Glasgow Warriors||Exeter Chiefs by 3|
|Castres v Munster||Munster by 3|
|Toulon v Scarlets||Scarlets by 1|
|Northampton Saints v Saracens||Saracens by 10|
|Ospreys v Clermont Auvergne||Clermont Auvergne by 7|
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Good roundup and clear analysis, thank you Paul. Difficult to call quite a few of the games… which could go either way. I think Wasps’ sting will be back tonight though.
Thank you, when you have the best of the best playing each other you want & need close games