Rugby Union Betting

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Rugby Union Betting Markets

Rugby Union is a huge global betting phenomenon with major Rugby Union games almost every week of the year with the Southern Hemisphere starting it’s season as the Northern Hemisphere slows down plus touring teams playing all the way through the year. Most major Rugby Union betting sites offer over many betting markets on a single game.

But what do all these betting markets mean? Here’s a simple explanation of the most popular Rugby Union betting markets:

Match Odds (Full Time Result) – 80 regulation minute match result. Home win, away win or draw.

Handicap Betting – This is the most common way of betting on a rugby union game. Odds are offered on the result at the end of the game with the Home side and/or Away side being handicapped by a number of points. For example Home win + 3, if the Home team draw 7-7 the bet would win because you add in the +3 points so the actual handicapped result is 10-7.

Race to Points – The first team to reach a specific point target. For example the first team to 10 points

Winning Margin – How many points a team will win by.

Team to score first – Bet which team will score first. Also bet which team will score a try first.

Major Rugby Union Tournaments

International Tournaments
Rugby World Cup – 2019 Rugby World Cup held in Japan from 20 September to 2 November.
Six Nations Championship – 2020 Six Nations Championship from 1 February, 2020 to 14 March, 2020.
Triple Crown
Calcutta Cup

The Rugby Championship – 2019 Rugby Championship from 20 July, 2019 to 17 August, 2019.
Bledisloe Cup

Super Rugby – 2019 Super Rugby from 15 February 2019 to 6 July 2019.
Pro14 – 2019–20 Guinness Pro14 from 27 September, 2019 to 20 June, 2020.

European Rugby Champions Cup – 2019–20 Heineken Champions Cup from 15 November, 2019 to 23 May, 2020.
European Rugby Challenge Cup – 2019–20 European Rugby Challenge Cup from 15 November, 2019 to 22 May, 2020.

Autumn Internationals – 2018 Autumn Internationals from 3 November 2018 to 1 December 2018.

English Premiership Rugby – 2019–20 Gallagher Premiership from 20 September, 2019 to 20 June, 2020.
Premiership Final
RFU Championship

Top 14

All Ireland League (AIL/AIB League)

Scottish Premiership

Welsh Premier Division

National Rugby Championship

New Zealand
Mitre 10 Cup – 2018 Mitre 10 Cup from 16 August 2018 to 27 October 2018.
Heartland Championship

South Africa
Currie Cup

Major Sevens Rugby Union Tournaments

Rugby World Cup Sevens
World Rugby Sevens Series
Hong Kong Sevens

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