The ten essential tips for succeeding in Fantasy Rugby
Fantasy Rugby is essentially a game of luck, especially early on in a rugby season. Unpredictable games and players, and nuances in the scoring and point counting systems combine to make your success in each round of Fantasy Rugby pretty much just luck of the draw. However, there are a number of fantasy rugby tips to reduce the unpredictability and give yourself more power over your team’s success. These tips are not rocket science, but they have served me relatively well in my ten years of playing in fantasy rugby leagues…
Six Nations 2012 Round Three Fixtures:
Saturday 25th February 12 at 1:30pm Ireland v Italy at Aviva Stadium
Saturday 25th February 12 at 4:00pm England v Wales at Twickenham
Sunday 26th February 12 at 3:00pm Scotland v France at Murrayfield
Ireland v Italy
15 Rob Kearney, 14 Tommy Bowe, 13 Keith Earls, 12 Gordon D’Arcy, 11 Andrew Trimble, 10 Jonathan Sexton, 9 Conor Murray, 8 Jamie Heaslip, 7 Sean O’Brien, 6 Stephen Ferris, 5 Paul O’Connell (captain), 4 Donncha O’Callaghan, 3 Mike Ross, 2 Rory Best, 1 Cian Healy.
Reserves: 16 Sean Cronin, 17 Tom Court, 18 Donnacha Ryan, …
Blues v Crusaders
1. Tom McCartney, 2. Keven Mealamu (captain), 3 Charlie Faumuina, 4. Anthony Boric, 5. Ali Williams, 6. Chris Lowrey, 7. Daniel Braid, 8. Jerome Kaino, 9. Alby Mathewson, 10. Michael Hobbs, 11. Rudi Wulf, 12. Benson Stanley, 13. Rene Ranger, 14. David Raikuna, 15. Isaia Toeava.
Reserves: 16. Pauliasi Manu, 17. Tevita Mailau, 18. Brad Mika 19. Luke Braid, 20. Piri Weepu, 21. Hadleigh Parkes, 22. Sherwin Stowers
Tom Marshall, Sean Maitland, Robbie Fruean, Ryan Crotty, Israel Dagg, Tyler Bleyendaal, Andy Ellis, Kieran Read (captain), Matt Todd, George Whitelock, Samuel Whitelock, Tom Donnelly, …
Six Nations 2012 Round One Fixtures:
Saturday 4th February 12 at 2:30pm France v Italy at Stade de France
Saturday 4th February 12 at 5:00pm Scotland v England at Murrrayfield
Sunday 5th February 12 at 3:00pm Ireland v Wales at Aviva Stadium
France v Italy
15 Maxime Medard, 14 Vincent Clerc, 13 Aurelien Rougerie, 12 Wesley Fofana, 11 Julien Malzieu, 10 François Trinh-Duc, 9 Dimitri Yachvili, 8 Louis Picamoles, 7 Julien Bonnaire, 6 Thierry Dusautoir (captain), 5 Lionel Nallet, 4 Pascal Pape, 3 Nicolas Mas, 2 William Servat, 1 Vincent Debaty.
Reserves: 16 Dimitri Szarzewski, 17 Jean-Baptiste Poux, 18 …
Fantasy Rugby 6 Nations 2012 is now live at TestRugby.com, which is one of the best fantasy rugby sites available. TestRugby have continued to upgrade their system and the new layout seems very intuitive. Once again Test Rugby is partnered with leading rugby website Planet Rugby, as they did during the World Cup.
The opening round has matches between France and Italy, Scotland and England, and Ireland and Wales. The first game is France v Italy at Stade de France on Saturday 4th February 12 at 2:30pm (local time). It is advisable to have your team ready and complete at …
Fantasy Rugby World Cup 2011 is now live at testrugby.com
Test Rugby (www.testrugby.com) in association with Planet Rugby have launched their fantasy rugby series for the world cup, under the name ‘World Series 2011′.
The key challenge with organising a fantasy rugby world cup is the awkward draw. The draw does not transfer tidily into rounds, which is essential for any fantasy rugby system. Some teams play twice in the same amount of time that another team might play once. Test Rugby have got around this by dividing pool play into four rounds, but have specified games where …