Finally we come to the culmination of the season as the 2 top teams from the regular season do battle for the title of Pro12 Champions. Here is my final prediction.
How did your semi-final predictions go?
0 from 2, never before has an away team won a Pro12 semi-final playoff and that record remains.
Here is my 30 second One Line Prediction, read below for the reasoning.
Connacht Rugby v Leinster
These two team finished the season on the same number of points. 22 games couldn’t split them so I expect this to be a close game too. Connacht are the great underdog story that everybody wants to end on a high. During the season these 2 teams split their games both wining at home.
Connacht have done well but they aren’t used to these big nights away from home. Leinster aren’t the team of old but do still have the experience of these games. When we are talking about two sides that are so closely matched it’ll probably come down to moments. Leinster have more experience under this pressure and so I’m backing them to take those right decisions. That’s means I’m agreeing with the public vote from Twitter and backing Leinster to win.
Leinster by 5
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