Who will win Super Rugby?

 Feb 14,2014
Written by: Editor

As Super Rugby starts up again this February, the big question is where will the winning team come from: New Zealand, South Africa or Australia? 

With a tight field of teams all challenging to win the final come the end of the season, the punters and bookmakers alike will be licking their lips at the prospects on the horizon for this season.

After the Chiefs managed to claim their second title in the 2013, will there be a Kiwi winner again? The bookmakers certainly think so, with the Chiefs at 4/1 along with seven-time winners the Crusaders placed at 9/2 being installed as the favourites.

Super Rugby is envied by many fans of the English game for its competitive nature, and that's no surprise with some of the teams lining up in the Southern Hemisphere competition.

South Africa’s best chance of a winner is the Sharks, who are priced at 6/4 to win their conference and 6/1 to win the final. The Stormers should be considered too, with odds of 15/9 and 9/1 to win the conference and final respectively.

The highest rated Australian outfit are the Brumbies, who the bookmakers believe are in with a 7/1 chance are claiming Super Rugby glory. There is a long way to go until the big final in late 2014, so why not try out Rough Rugby at the Lucky Nugget slot machines to get yourself in the rugby and gambling spirit.

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