Springboks Rugby World Cup 2023

Despite their series win over Wales, the Springboks are only FIFTH favourites to win next year’s Rugby World Cup title. Photo: SA Rugby website

Updated Rugby World Cup 2023 odds: Little love for the Springboks!

Despite their series win over Wales, the Springboks are only FIFTH favourites to win next year’s Rugby World Cup title.

Springboks Rugby World Cup 2023

Despite their series win over Wales, the Springboks are only FIFTH favourites to win next year’s Rugby World Cup title. Photo: SA Rugby website

Despite their series win over Wales – and home defeats for the All Blacks (to Ireland) and Wallabies (to England) – the Springboks are only FIFTH favourites to win next year’s Rugby World Cup title.

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Thanks to some inspired play in this year’s Six Nations, Rugby World Cup 2023 hosts France have been installed as the team to beat.

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The Springboks will be looking for a record fourth World Cup triumph following their wins in 1995, 2007 and 2019.

Springboks only 5th best bet for Rugby World Cup 2023 title

Leading South African bookmakers Hollywoodbets have France at 5/2 to lift the Webb Ellis Cup for the first time after the final at the Stade de France on 28 October 2023.

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The All Blacks, despite uncertainty over the coaching structure, are second best at 32/10, followed by England at 5/1.

Ireland, despite their poor World Cup record, are fourth-favourites at 52/10, followed by the Springboks at 11/2.

Australia (12/1) and Wales (20/1) are the only other possible winners.

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