ENGLAND are the first hosts in Rugby World Cup history to crash out at the group stage and their conquerors Australia are now second favourites for the trophy at 7-2 with Skybet and Paddy Power.
England’s fate was sealed by a disastrous defeat to the Aussies yesterday and South Africa eased past Scotland with the Springboks now 15-2 at Betfair for glory, with defending champs New Zealand still topping the betting at 6-5 with Boylesports.
Today’s action features Ireland – 4-1 shots with bet365 to lift the trophy – who can book their quarter-final place with victory over Italy in Pool D while in Pool C Argentina take on Tonga.
There’s an all-Spanish tennis final in Kuala Lumpur with David Ferrer 8-13 at BetVictor against countryman Feliciano Lopez (18-11, Marathonbet) while in Shenzhen there’s semi-final action featuring Tomas Berdych and Marin Cilic.
Elsewhere there’s a packed NFL card and golf among the sporting highlights so post your sporting tips and chat here and good luck with your bets.