Bookies cheer as Ireland smash England Grand Slam dream
Ireland served up a super Saturday for bookmakers William Hill after beating the red hot favourites England. Ireland are now 33/1 to win the World Cup, with England 8/1 fourth favourites. Early indications are that Hills have won a large five figure sum.
"England had been backed all year to win the grand slam and all week to beat Ireland, it was quite simply one of our best ever Six Nations results," said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams.
World Cup: 8/11 New Zealand, 4/1 Australia, 6/1 South Africa, 8/1 England, 14/1 France, 33/1 Ireland, 50/1 Wales, 66/1 Argentina, 66/1 Scotland
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