Irish Treble Popular In Rugby Champions Cup Opener

The newly formed European Rugby Champions Cup which has replaced the Heineken Cup kicks off this weekend with some interesting ties taking place.

Currently Toulon who lifted the Heineken Cup last season are the 3/1 favourites to win the new european tournament with their nearest rivals in the betting being Northampton Saints at 5/1.

Leinster are currently priced at 6/1 and The Blues are red hot at 4/6 from 4/5 to win Pool 2.

Munster are currently 25/1 to lift the trophy at the end of the season and they are 4/9 to get off to the perfect start and register an away win against Sale Sharks on Saturday.

Ulster, who are also 25/1 to win the tournament, travel away to Leicester Tigers in their opening match and are currently 13/10 to record an opening win whilst Les Kiss’ squad can be backed at 16/5 to win Pool 3.

A Leinster, Munster & Ulster treble at the weekend is already proving a popular bet and currently pays odds of 10/3.”