Rugby World Cup 2011

NZ backline ready to rumble

2011-09-07 08:04
Cory Jane





Cape Town - If we had to take a look at current betting odds it would seem that New Zealand’s backline are set to take the Rugby World Cup by storm.

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South African betting site, Bet.co.za have got four New Zealanders as the favourites to be the top tournament try scorer.

Cory Jane and Zac Guildford are currently tipped at 5/1 favourites, with team-mates Mils Muliaina at 8/1 and Israel Dagg at 10/1.

England’s burly winger Chris Ashton, who is tipped to be one of the stars of Rugby World Cup 2011, joins Dagg at 10/1 whilst South Africa’s Bryan Habana, who is chasing Joost van der Westhuizen’s try-scoring record for the Springboks, also joins the duo on 10/1.

Amongst the forwards, New Zealand’s Kieran Reid will be extremely chuffed with his current odds of 25/1 to be the leading try scorer, ahead of some illustrious backline players, including Jean de Villiers and Quade Cooper.

South African forwards Schalk Burger and Pierre Spies are currently in at 100/1. Worth a R50 flutter?

* Click HERE for the latest RWC odds on BET.CO.ZA
 

 

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