Rugby has proven to be the ideal betting sport for punters down the years with value to be found across the board with the live odds comparison tables. Rugby Union in particular is popular with punters with both International and club rugby on the up at the moment with the game continuing to grow across Europe and Australia. The great part about having a bet on the big rugby matches is the wide variety of markets on offer for punters to enjoy and the live odds comparison service will have every angle covered this season and beyond.
Rugby Union is massive across the UK and Ireland with all the individual nations and players going head-to-head on a regular basis both on the International scene and domestically in club rugby. The Six Nations tournament is always one that punters love to get stuck into as the rivalry between England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland and France always proves fierce through February and March. Handicap Betting is particularly prevalent in rugby with value to be found by backing a team to win from either a negative or positive position before the game based on their form. The Tri Nations tournament has also proven to be a massive betting event in recent years and with Argentina joining southern hemisphere the fray in 2012 there is even more reason to get involved with the new ‘Rugby Championship.’ The Rugby World Cup is of course King when it comes to the betting markets and the next tournament in England in 2015 will be a massive event for rugby fans and bookmakers alike.
Club Rugby in Europe is also going through something of a boom with the Heineken Cup now the major aim for the best teams in England, Wales, Ireland and France. It has grown into the Champions League of Rugby and offers punters some competitive markets right from the group stages all the way through to the final in May. Like with all rugby matches there are various bets available for punters including first try scorer, total points and of course the outright result among many more.
Rugby League has always had a tough time as the smaller brother to Union but the Super League has seen that change over the past decade or so. The betting for the League each summer is always competitive with a number of teams in with a chance and punters can find plenty of value on a weekly basis. The play-off system in the Super League has proven a success from a betting point of view with the big teams fighting it out for the League leaders shield in the regular season before going onto the Grand Final at Old Trafford each October. Rugby League continues to be dominated by the northern teams in England with Wigan, St Helens and Leeds the traditional powerhouses of the game and they will be found towards the head of many of the Rugby League Betting markets over the coming months.
International rugby League has also seen plenty of growth over the past few years with the Four Nations series between England, New Zealand, Australia and Wales now a competitive tournament for the fans to enjoy. The bookmakers love to cover these big Rugby League tournaments and the live odds comparison service will be across any of the major market moves as they happen in real time.