THE Rugby World Cup gets under way at Twickenham on Friday and hosts England have high hopes of repeating their 2007 success.
Stuart Lancaster’s men – who face Fiji in the opening game – are second favourites at 9-2 with Skybet and William Hill to lift the coveted trophy.
Defending champs New Zealand top the betting at 6-4 with William Hill while there’s tempting prices for recent winners South Africa at 13-2 with BetVictor and Australia at 8s with Coral and Betfair.
Ireland have back-to-back Six Nations titles under their belt and are 10-1 at BetBright who make Wales 40-1 shots and sorry Scotland 300-1.
On the sporting agenda today there’s first-round action from the Shanghai Masters snooker plus Major League Baseball and WTA tennis among the highlights. Good luck with your bets and post your tips and thoughts here.