RWC Round 1 Summary with World Rugby Performance Analysis
Round 1 of the World Cup is in the books, host France defeating NZ, England defeating Argentina while down to 14 men, and Wales surviving a late charge by Fiji were probably the highlights. Round 2 starts Thursday.
The odds makers after Round 1 have South Africa favourites at 3.75, France close behind at 4, NZ has fallen to 5, and Ireland are at 6.
World Rugby published a Performance Analysis of Round 1 that’s worth a look, we’ve linked the document below.
This Round 1 summary by Mils Muliaina is spot on.