The Rugby World Cup impacts some teams more than others. I’m sure Toulouse, the reigning Champions, will agree with that having opened up with 2 losses. Lyon and Bordeaux are the early pace setters on 9 points and unsurprisingly they are 2 sides that have had 2 home games.
Here are my Top 14 Round 3 Predictions:
I thought that I had overdone the home advantage last weekend and I then went and got 7 from 7 right!
Maybe I’m being a bit risky picking 2 away wins this weekend. I’m happy with the Clermont one as they are facing a side that will be in the relegation mix. The Bayonne one though it really out there. I just have no faith in Stade at the moment.
For the rest it looks like quite a few even matchups and so the home advantage should prove to be the decisive factor.
|Brive v Clermont Auvergne||Clermont Auvergne by 5|
|Castres v Bordeaux Begles||Castres by 3|
|Montpellier v La Rochelle||Montpellier by 3|
|Toulon v Lyon||Toulon by 3|
|Pau v Agen||Pau by 7|
|Stade Francais v Bayonne||Bayonne by 3|
|Toulouse v Racing 92||Toulouse by 5|
I’m 11 from 14 so far this season.
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