So as the group stages come to a close, it's time to see who our Predictions Game 1/4 finalists will be!
Wales 23 - Fiji 13 (10 point gap) - Dave Shute gets the point with a 31 - 19, 12 point gap predicted!
England 13 - Australia 33 (20 points) - MRRugbyworld cup, Sean, gets the point with a 12 point gap, 16 - 28 win predicted!
Fiji 47 - Uruguay 15 (32 pts) - Shutey gets another with a 42 - 13, 29 point gap predicted!
Australia 15 - Wales 6 (9 pts) - Its Karen Lenihan with a 33 - 26, 7 point gap predicted!
England 60 - Uruguay 3 (57 pts) - Sean gets the last point of the group with a 56 point gap called and a 65 - 9 win.
So Pool A will end like this!
David Shute (Wales) with 5 points
Sean Piper (England) with 3
Gareth Jones (Australia) with 2
Karen Lenihan (Fiji) with 1
Karen and Mark Gasperino-Knutt (Uruguay)with 0.
So our first 2 Quarter finalists will be DAVID SHUTE and SEAN PIPER.
Samoa 5 - Japan 26 (21 pts) - No-one called a Japan win, No points.
South Africa 34 - Scotland 16 (18 points) - Andy Church gets a point (28 - 9 with a 19 point gap)
South Africa 64 - USA 0(64 points) - Oh boy.... It's my Dad, Andy, again getting the point (48 - 9, 39 point gap)
Samoa 33 - Scotland 36 (3 points) - Calling the exact gap but with a 9 - 12 scoreline and earning 2 points..... It's him again. 4 points this week for my Dad!
USA 18 - Japan 28 (10 points) - Matt Williams is the only one to call a Japan victory, so he grabs a vital point!
So Pool B ends as
Andrew Church (South Africa) - 5 points
Matt Williams (USA) - 2 points
Trevor Large (Japan) and Matt/Bath Bytes (Samoa) - 1 each
Luke Pickles (Scotland) - 0
So ANDREW CHURCH and MATT WILLIAMS go through!
Tonga 35 - Namibia 21 (14 pts) - Getting the gap right but with a 32 - 18 scoreline, it's Matt Leadingham earning 2 points!
New Zealand 43 - Georgia 10 (33 pts) - Jennie Reid is closest with 48 -8 (40 points) predicted!
Argentina 45 - Tonga 16 (29 pts) - Sports inside line get this one with 25 - 10 (15 points) predicted!
Namibia 16 - Georgia 17 (1 point) - Dave Harrison gets this one with a 28 - 32 (4 point) win predicted!
New Zealand 47 - Tonga 9 (38 points) - Sports inside line get the point with a 35 point gap, 45 - 10 prediction made!
Argentina 64 - Namibia 19 (45 pts) - Matt Leadingham gets the final point, 58 - 14, 44 point gap predicted
So Pool C ends as
Matt (Tonga) and Jennie (Georgia) top the pool with 3 points apiece
Dave Harrison (Namibia) and Sports inside line (New Zealand) follow up with 2 each
Andy Jarrett (Argentina) rounds us off in last place!
So MATT LEADINGHAM and JENNIE REID go through!
France 41 - Canada 18(23 pts) Scott Hornell and Dan O'Rourke get a point with both predicting 21 point gaps, 41 - 20 and 33 - 12 respectively
Ireland 16 - Italy 9 (7 points) Everyone predicted a far more one sided game, Dan O'Rourke was closest with a 35-12, 23 point gap predicted
Canada 15 - Romania 17 (2 points) Only Scott took the Romania victory, so the point is his
Italy 32 - Romania 22 (10 pts) A point each for Scott and Rocky who were 11 and 9 points off respectively, 29 - 18 and 28 - 19
France 9 - Ireland 24 (15 points) Scott completes a great round with another point after calling a 21 - 32 11 point win!
So Pool D ends up like -
Rocky Flanker (Romania) - 5 points
Scott Hornell (France) - 4 points
Dan O'Rourke (Canada) - 3 points
Kieran Ricketts (Italy) - 1 points
Rich Church-Keen (Ireland) - 0.
So ROCKY FLANKER and SCOTT HORNELL are the Pool D qualifiers. And the reigning predictions champion goes out in the pool stages with an absolute zero score.Bugger.
And now we have 8!
I will contact the 8 qualifiers over the next 2 days, I'll need predictions for ALL the Quarter finals, top 4 scorers will qualify, if tied, I will decide a fair way to put people though (or just send all tied players through!) where they will go on to predict the Semis, the 3/4th playoff and the final, but one of these 8 will be the predictions WORLD CHAMPION!