How To Play - Rugby 1

Rugby 1 is the exciting single-match rugby bet.

There are 7 result options to choose from in each match:

  • 1 = Team A to win by 5 to 12 points
  • 2 = Team A to win by 13 to 19 points
  • 3 = Team A to win by 20 or more points
  • 4 = Draw or Team A or Team B to win by 4 points or less
  • 5 = Team B to win by 5 to 12 points
  • 6 = Team B to win by 13 to 19 points
  • 7 =Team B to win by 20 points or more

R5 is the Unit of betting and Minimum bet

Easy Ways to Bet Rugby5 & Rugby1

  • ONLINE on this website. Click "REGISTER HERE", complete the form and SUBMIT. Your account will be opened immediately.
  • BY PHONE: Call 0861 444 822 to open a telephone betting account. If you live in the Eastern Cape call 041 398 5719.
  • WAP PHONE: SMS RUG9 to 31744 or go to
  • SMARTPHONE/TABLET: go to (you will be re-directed to the view suitable for your phone/tablet)
  • NON-WAP: Dial *120*133*59#

There are several ways to deposit money into your TAB account, including via credit card or EFT, and it’s easy to withdraw your winnings. Once you have opened an account and logged in, click on Account to see the different options.

General Information

  • In Rugby 1, the result of a match shall be the score at the end of the normal 80-minute playing period.
  • Any Rugby 1 match not completed by 9am on the day after which the match was scheduled, shall be deemed abandoned and all choices shall qualify. The times at which matches are completed will be as supplied by the operator's official source, notwithstanding the operator's decision in terms of when a match has not been completed shall be final and binding. Further, the operator reserves the right to extend the time for a match to be completed if circumstances warrant and provided this does not unduly hamper the declaration of results and dividends.
  • The payout for each Rugby 1 pool is calculated by dividing the number of winning entries into the pool total.
  • Official Rugby 1 payouts are declared as soon as official results of matches are received (normally the day after).
  • Results and payouts are published on this website and displayed at TABs as soon as they become available.
  • For telephone betting and online or mobile account holders, winnings are automatically credited to your account and can be transferred directly into your bank account.

For assistance or more information, please contact our customer care on 0861 444822 or send us a mail on