Rugby Union By Joe Crilly

New Zealand vs Namibia

New Zealand are the red hot 1/500 favourites to beat Namibia at the Rugby World Cup and William Hill think that records could tumble. It is 12/1 that New Zealand break the record for the number of tries scored in World Cup match (currently 22). Whilst it is 14/1 that New Zealand beat their own record of 145 points scored in 1995 against Japan.


“It is not a question of if New Zealand can beat Namibia just by how much,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.


1/500 New Zealand, 40/1 Namibia, 66/1 Draw

Handicap: 10/11 New Zealand (-77), 10/11 Namibia (+77), Handicap Tie 16/1

Record ever score by a team: 146 or more: 14/1

Record Number of tries: 23 or more: 12/1

Picture by: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/Press Association Images