France struggled to subdue Canada while Australia crashed to defeat to Ireland and drifted to 7/1.
‘Thus far some of the expected big guns other than the All Blacks have failed to fire convincingly giving punters the impression that there is little between them’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
ENGLAND are 1/7 with William Hill to beat Scotland, offered at 4/1, in their next game, with the draw a 25/1 shot.
WILLIAM HILL….TO WIN RUGBY WORLD CUP…1/2 New Zealand; 7/1 Australia; 9/1 S Africa; 11/1 England; 12/1 France; 20/1 Ireland; 28/1 Wales.Others on request.
TO WIN POOL A – 1/12 NZ; 6/1 France; 2500/1 Canada.
TO WIN POOL B – 1/9 England; 8/1 Scotland; 14/1 Argentina.
TO WIN POOL C – 1/25 Ireland; 9/1 Australia; 300/1 Italy