RUGBY

Six Nations – England to win the grand slam and therefore the tournament. (February 2017) – (Edit: Won)

British Lions tour –  3-0 to NZ, including one absolute embarrassment for the Lions. Hurricanes beat them in the midweek game. (June 2017) (Edit: Lions lose to Hurricanes)

Maro Itoje – Best player for the Lions. (June 2017)

Saracens – To win the English Premiership and the Champions Cup (Edit: Premiership loss , Champions Cup win)

FOOTBALL

Wayne Rooney – To move to China at the end of the season.

Transfer Record – A chinese club will break the transfer record.

Lionel Messi will be the target of a bid from China of £200m+ (he will decline the move however)

Premier League finishing positions – Chelsea, Man City, Spurs, Liverpool, Arsenal, Man Utd. (Edit: Topt 6 all correct and in order Apart from 2 and 3 Switched)

Arsenal to win no trophies in 2017 but Wenger will stay. (Edit: Arsenal win FA Cup and Wenger stays)

Real Madrid will win the treble (Champions League, Spanish Cup, La Liga) (Edit: Real Madrid win La Liga AND The Champions League but lose Spanish Cup)

Europa League – will be won by Man Utd. (Edit: Man Utd won)

Red Bull will buy a club in the PL or Championship. My money is on Wigan becoming Red Bull Athletic

Homosexuality – A Premier League player will come out as gay

TENNIS

Roger Federer to win the Australian Open and/or Wimbledon (January 2017 and June 2017) (Edit: Won Australian Open, Out in semis of French Open)

Rafa Nadal to win the French Open and have a ‘comeback’ year (May 2017) (Edit: Second in Australia Open, Won the French Open)

Men’s Grand Slams – No new men’s winners of slams (Dimitrov, Nishikori, Raonic) – none will topple Murray / Nadal/ Djokovic / Federer. (Edit: Australian Open: Federer, French Open: Nadal)

Serena Williams to have another dominant year – she’ll win at least 2 majors (Edit: Won Australian Open but announced pregnancy so wont compete again)

Angelique Kerber, despite Serena’s dominance, to finish the year as number 1.

GOLF

Tiger Woods won’t finish in the top 10 in any major in 2017. (Edit Masters : No finish, US Open: No finish)

Europeans to win more majors than Americans (Edit: Masters:Garcia (European), US Open: Koepke (US), 

Hideki Matsuyama to finish top 5 in a major (Edit: Masters: 11th, US Open: 2nd)

Jon Rahm Rodriguez to finish top 5 in a major (Edit: Masters: 27th, US Open missed cut, 

OTHER

Anthony Joshua to beat Wladimir Klitschko (April 29th 2017) (Edit: Won by K.O.)

Gennady Golovkin to beat everyone he faces this year. (Edit: 1 Fight 1 Win)

Floyd Mayweather to come out of retirement and beat whoever it is he’s fighting.

The Ashes – Australia will win the Ashes vs England in 2017 by at least 2 tests (November / December 2017)

The Champions Trophy – The England one-day team to finish runners-up (June 2017) (Edit: England lost in semi-finals)

 

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