Gallagher Premiership Rugby Week 16 First Try Scorer Predictions & Tips

Dave Kuzio:
Gallagher Premeirship Rugby Union

Rugby union gets criticised for not scoring enough tries, but the first try scorer market is quite popular because even the most prolific of try scorers can attract decent odds. This market is available for all matches in the 2020-21 Gallagher Premiership season and has been picking out our favourite try scorer selections for a number of games.

READ MORE: Check out our free Gallagher Premiership Week 16 predictions & tips

First Try Scorer Predictions & Tips: Northampton Saints v London Irish (Friday 19:45 BST)

Fifth plays host to sixth in the Gallagher Premiership on Friday evening when Northampton Saints play host to London Irish at Franklin’s Gardens. London Irish have scored 33 tries this season, compared to Northampton’s 38, but I am backing the Exiles to take the lead with the opening try of this game. Their leading try score is former Australia centre Curtis Rona with four, and I am backing the 28-year-old to go over for the opener and put the Exiles in the driving seat