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Nick Powell

English A-Level student who loves all sport, but especially rugby.

Gallagher Premiership Predictions: The Top Four

The 2018/19 Gallagher Premiership season will kick-off tonight (Friday 31st August) as Bath visit newly-promoted Bristol. These are the four teams we predict will make it past the regular season and challenge for the title.  We have already given our lists of 12th to 9th and 8th to 5th, but we are backing these teams to squeeze into the top …

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Gallagher Premiership Round One Predictions

The Gallagher Premiership Season starts tonight as Bristol Bears host Bath at a sold-out Ashton Gate as they look to make an early statement as they make their return to the Premiership after a one-year absence. This season has been talked up as being one of the hardest to predict in years, with very little certainty about who will make …

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Gallagher Premiership Table Predictions: Mid-Table

Part two of this year’s Premiership predictions analyses the middle of the table: Places 8 to 5. While these sides will be well clear of danger at the bottom, they will miss out on the playoffs and therefore the chance to challenge for the title. But there will be plenty to play for in midtable, with the race for a place …

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Gallagher Premiership Table Predictions: The Battle for Survival

In 11 days, the Gallagher Premiership season will begin as the newly promoted and newly named Bristol Bears host Bath Rugby at Ashton Gate. In a series of three articles, Pundit Arena will be analysing the twelve teams in the League and order them based on where we believe they’ll finish. We start with the four bottom teams and given …

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Player Ratings As France Trump Belgium To Reach World Cup Final

France reached their third World Cup Final in 20 years as they edged past Belgium in their thrilling semi-final encounter. But which players stood out? Who is a must for the Final, and whose place in the team has come under question? Here are our player ratings from a pulsating game. _____ France Hugo Lloris An exceptional performance from the …

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Analysing The World Cup’s Last Four: Belgium & France

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Tonight’s first semi-final sees France and Belgium go up against each other for a place in Sunday’s Moscow showcase. France managed to see off Uruguay in the last eight, while Roberto Martinez’s men picked up an incredible victory over a much-fancied Brazilian side. They have no doubt faced the tougher side of the draw, but which one will come out …

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