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Rugby World Cup predictions: Legends pick their 2019 winners

Sir Clive Woodward: My gut feeling is an England v New Zealand final, which is the match-up much of the rugby world would like to see. England need to be fast out of traps and top their pool, and that could result in a quarter-final against Australia and a semifinal against South Africa. If England reach the final, I’m backing them to win it. MailOnline

Michael Lynagh: It’s one of the more open World Cups we’ve had for a while but you can probably whittle it down to a shortlist of three — New Zealand, South Africa or England

Austin Healey: I think New Zealand will win the World Cup unless England can manufacture a second place in the group. If England lose to France in the final game they go into the better side of the draw become eventual winners.

Will Greenwood: Power, pace, a great goalkicker and lineout gurus. Springboks look the full package.

Aviva Live Room, Will Greenwood speaks during the Aviva Premiership Final between Exeter Chiefs and Saracens at Twickenham Stadium, Twickenham, London on May 26. – PHOTO: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK/Aviva


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