The lottery cup is about to start! OK that’s perhaps a little harsh on the European Rugby Challenge Cup but from a picking point of view it can feel like that sometimes. The thing you need to understand is that teams won’t always take this competition that seriously. Domestic action can take a priority especially in the Top14 and Aviva Premiership where relegation cane a big financial hit for these clubs. You might want to check out my tournament preview before looking at my round 1 predictions.
Here are my European Rugby Challenge Cup 2017-2018 Round 1 Predictions:
In brief here are my European Rugby Challenge Cup round 1 predictions:
|Pau v Gloucester Rugby||Gloucester Rugby by 3|
|Enisei-STM v Bordeaux Begles||Enisei-STM by 3|
|Cardiff Blues v Lyon||Cardiff Blues by 3|
|Agen v Zebre Rugby Club||Agen by 7|
|Sale Sharks v Toulouse||Sale Sharks by 7|
|Krasny Yar Krasnoyarsk v Stade Francais||Krasny Yar Krasnoyarsk by 1|
|Newcastle Falcons v Newport Gwent Dragons||Newcastle Falcons by 7|
|London Irish v Edinburgh||Edinburgh by 3|
|Worcester Warriors v Brive||Worcester Warriors by 3|
|Oyonnax v Connacht Rugby||Oyonnax by 5|
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