Jump to content


Get the League Express Yearbook 2013/14, The Forbidden Game, All Blacks to All Golds and many more great Rugby League books at knock down prices in our Easter Sale on now at www.totalrl.com/shop but hurry, all offers end Sunday 27th April.

Rugby League World - April 2014
League Express

Podcast

Photo
- - - - -

Is there a shock left in the tournament....?


  • Please log in to reply
30 replies to this topic

#21 Kenny Bania

Kenny Bania
  • Coach
  • 489 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 09:13 AM

Australia winning would be a shock for me. They don't look anything special in the tournament and sound like they have treated it like a holiday!

 

Interesting. What odds will you give me on Australia winning the World Cup then?



#22 Dave T

Dave T
  • Coach
  • 13,535 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 10:24 AM

I don't particularly think there is a major shock, ie I can't see Scotland, USA or France winning in the QF's and I can't see Samoa or Fiji winning in the Semi Final.

 

I am still holding out for a minor shock though in the form of England winning in the Final against Australia.



#23 Ponterover

Ponterover
  • Coach
  • 1,715 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 10:33 AM

Scotland, France or USA could pull off a major shock.

 

They probably won't, but how good is it that we're at the 1/4 final stage and it could still happen.


  • Banbury Wolf likes this

#24 Kenny Bania

Kenny Bania
  • Coach
  • 489 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 11:37 AM

Just for reference, odds for the favourites to win their respective quarter-finals

 

NZ - 1/500

Australia - 1/1000

England - 1/100

Samoa - 4/7

 

So cumulative odds (for £1 staked) of 1.59. But backing Samoa on their own would return 1.57!



#25 brooza

brooza
  • Moderator
  • 4,083 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 11:40 AM

-Samoa beating Australia ,  it's possible  / long long shot bu possible. The Ref would have to be pro Samoa for starters. The Aussie players having a massive fall out with Tim Sheens would help ( Iff he doesn't win the cup we all know his fate )

On that note, William Hill are offering 16/1 on it being anything other than Australia v NZ or England in the final.

 

A long shot, but tempting


St Albans Centurions 1st Team Manager. Former Medway Dragons Wheelchair RL player.

 

Leeds Rhinos and St Albans Centurions fan. Also follow (to a lesser extent) Catalans Dragons, London Broncos, South Sydney Rabbitohs, Jacksonville Axemen, Vrchlabi Mad Squirrels, København Black Swans, Red Star Belgrade, Dragones de la Sierra and North Hertfordshire Crusaders.
 
Moderator of the International board


#26 lanclynx

lanclynx
  • Players
  • 21 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 01:49 PM

Yes.  Australia won.  So that wasn't really a shock was it?

 

Maybe, but watching Lee Briers pop over field goals for fun was fantastic. 



#27 Gav Wilson

Gav Wilson
  • Coach
  • 3,264 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 02:13 PM

Would Widdop getting another game count as a shock...?


Posted Image

#28 Pie tries

Pie tries
  • Coach
  • 430 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 09:47 PM

If the USA beat the convicts then I'm going naked for a week !

#29 dibbley

dibbley
  • Players
  • 98 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 09:53 PM

Mcnamara growing a pair, and admiting he has made mistakes, and then actually doing something about it, that would shock the sheeeet outta me.



#30 Bomballey

Bomballey
  • Coach
  • 544 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 10:38 PM

If the USA beat the convicts then I'm going naked for a week !


You wouldn't be alone! A new spin on movember!!

#31 dibbley

dibbley
  • Players
  • 98 posts

Posted 14 November 2013 - 11:15 PM

Just for reference, odds for the favourites to win their respective quarter-finals

 

NZ - 1/500

Australia - 1/1000

England - 1/100

Samoa - 4/7

So cumulative odds (for £1 staked) of 1.59. But backing Samoa on their own would return 1.57!

so a 59 percent return, better than the bank.  samoa too risky to include in that accumulator though.  






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users