Athleague favoured

This weekend sees the second of the Roscommon SHC semi-finals taking place and the match odds are: Oran 5/4 v Athleague 8/11; Draw 8/1. The Roscommon IFC final will be played on Sunday week and the odds for that match are: Michael Glaveys 4/5 v St. Dominics 5/4; Draw 13/2.   One of the biggest races of the year, The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, takes place in Paris and the odds are: 11/8  Authorised; 11/4 Soldier of Fortune; 9/2 Dylan Thomas; 6/1 Zambesi’s Sun; 12/1 Mandisha; 20/1 Bar.    The two Aidan O’Brien horses Soldier of Fortune and Dylan Thomas could go well if the ground is suitable but the Derby winner Authorised is the leading fancy to land the big prize.   Rugby World Cup quarter-finals: Australia 1/6 v England 7/2; Draw 25/1. Handicap betting: Australia -13 pts 10/11 v England + 13 pts 10/11. New Zealand 1/6 v France 7/2; Draw 25/1. Handicap- New Zealand -13 pts 10/11 v France +13pts 10/11.  Argentina 1/6 v Scotland 7/2; Draw 25/1. Handicap- Argentina -13 pts 10/11 v Scotland +13pts 10/11. South Africa 1/200 v Fiji 25/1; Draw 100/1. Handicap- South Africa -37 pts 10/11 v Fiji + 37 pts; 10/11. Premiership soccer: Bolton 7/2 v Chelsea 4/5; Draw 9/4. Manchester United 1/5 v Wigan 14/1; Draw 9/2. Arsenal 1/6 v Sunderland 16/1; Draw 5/1. Bet of the Week England will have Johnny Wilkinson back in their team to play Australia and I am taking them to cover the handicap of 13 points at evens this weekend.