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Massive plunge on Brumbies

Wednesday 6. March 2002

Massive plunge on Brumbies

Defending Super 12 champions the Brumbies have today attracted one of the biggest single sports bets ever placed with the New Zealand TAB.

A North Island punter has put $100,000 on the Canberra-based side to reach the top four of the competition at $1.15, to win $15,000.

“It’s our biggest bet for several years,” said head bookie Pete Young. “The last time a six-figure sum was wagered was on the Parramatta Eels to beat the Melbourne Storm, which they did in the last few minutes,” added Young.

As a result of today’s massive bet the TAB now has the Brumbies at $1.09 to make the final four, the Crusaders are next at $1.35 followed by the Blues at $1.60 and the Reds and Waratahs $2.00.


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