PLAY FANTASY RUGBY DRAFT NOW!
Battle your mates by creating a unique fantasy team with this new game
UST WHEN you thought Aviva Premiership Rugby couldn’t get any more addictive, the ultimate fantasy strategy game is here. Fantasy Rugby Draft, the next evolution of fantasy rugby, is the new free Premiership game that gets you closer to a coach’s hot seat than any other fantasy league.
Based on the extremely popular format used in the NFL, Fantasy Rugby Draft is the only fantasy experience where managers get to draft their own unique team. That’s right – no salary cap and no duplication of players in your league, meaning the players you select are unique to you and you only.
Fantasy Rugby Draft founder Bruce Wilkinson says: “The draft adds a different dynamic. It tests to see if you can handle the pressure to make the right decision with the draft clock counting down or if you can discover that hidden talent no one else in your league has spotted. How good are your negotiation skills? Can you master the dark art of constructing a player trade with your fellow managers?”
You can set up your own league with friends and then set a date for the draft. Although the draft can be
Jcompleted online, Wilkinson adds that offline drafts are becoming increasingly popular, with team managers often choosing to meet in person to hold their draft over a beer, making it a really social occasion.
Super Rugby fans have embraced Fantasy Rugby Draft for the past few seasons and team manager Ed Pye says: “I’ve played a lot of other versions of the game but for the past few seasons I’ve been playing Fantasy Rugby Draft and, to be honest, I’ll never go back.”
With the start of the 2016 Premiership season fast approaching, don’t miss out on your chance to play Fantasy Rugby Draft. Sign up at fantasyrugbydraft.com now and get your draft date in the calendar.
Who will be your No 1 draft pick for 2016? Owen Farrell? Manu Tuilagi? Louis Picamoles?
Keep an eye on the Rugby World Facebook page for thoughts on who you should draft at No 1 overall. There will also be posts on player rankings – some players primed for a breakout season and ones to avoid.
It’s time to try to outfox your friends!