Rugby Only Bettor: Watch the World Cup 2023 preview show

  • Max Liu
  • 3:00 min read
New Zealand rugby players Sam Cane and Beauden Barrett
New Zealand start as favourites at the Rugby World Cup

Listen to the Rugby...Only Bettor World Cup preview special to find out where our team of experts are putting their money ahead of the first match on 8 September...

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  • Ireland out to end quarter-finals jinx

  • England outsiders to challenge for Webb Ellis trophy

  • Betfair's Kieran O'Connor is joined by Gavan Casey and Tim Cocker to preview the upcoming Rugby World Cup for this tournament preview special.

    The trio examine every pool and rate the chances of Ireland, England, Wales and Scotland.

    All Blacks edge France for favouritism

    Three-time champions New Zealand 4.216/5 are the favourites on the Betfair Exchange followed by hosts France at 4.67/2 and defending champions South Africa 4.77/2.

    The World Cup kicks off with a huge France v NZ clash on 8 September.

    Ireland are Grand Slam champions and the number one ranked team in the world. They should be a match for anyone. But can they break their quarter-final jinx and go beyond the last eight for the first time?


    Could England 19.018/1 overcome their difficulties and mount an unlikely challenge? The podcast team discuss the chances of the Red Rose "sleep-walking to a semi-final".

    Wales 55.054/1 and Scotland 60.059/1 are not fancied at this World Cup but what do our experts make of their chances?

    Coudl Fiji be the tournament dark horses and upset Australia or Wales in their pool? Are Argentina ready to challenge for the World Cup?

    Watch the Rugby Only Bettor to find out about all of this and much more ahead of the big kick-off on 8 September.

    Watch Rugby Only Bettor World Cup preview

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