The Top 14 is up and running. Interesting to see Toulouse, the Champions, coming unstuck in their opening game of the season. A fantastic away win for Bayonne really has given them a great boost. It will be interesting to see how long the promoted team can keep that going.
Here are my Top 14 Round 2 Predictions:
Early on I’m going to use last seasons finishing position, home advantage and some input on players missing due to the Rugby World Cup.
Perhaps I’m over doing the home advantage this weekend. The only away win I’m going for is the Runners-up in Clermont beating promoted side Bayonne.
Other games where you might want to go with the away side are Champions Toulouse away to Lyon but Toulouse lost away last weekend and Lyon are no mugs. Castres away to Racing 92 maybe as Castres got a good winless weekend and Racing didn’t. Still I’m going for the home sides in both of those. For the rest I just can’t see the away sides getting the upper hand.
|Agen v Brive||Agen by 5|
|Bayonne v Clermont Auvergne||Clermont Auvergne by 5|
|Bordeaux Begles v Toulon||Bordeaux Begles by 5|
|La Rochelle v Stade Francais||La Rochelle by 7|
|Lyon v Toulouse||Lyon by 5|
|Montpellier v Pau||Montpellier by 7|
|Racing 92 v Castres||Racing 92 by 3|
I’m 4 from 7 so far this season.
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