Day: October 19, 2016

Guest Predictions: How did Professor Jack Darcy do?

We asked Professor Jack Darcy to predict the results of the weekend’s fixtures. The results are in, so let’s have a look at how he did.

10 points are awarded for getting the result bang on the money, 5 points for predicting the correct winner and 2 bonus points for getting within 5% of the score (Only if the correct winner is predicted).

Jeremy Hunt vs Theresa May

Professor Darcy’s prediction: Hunt  58% – 42% May

Correct Score: Hunt 64% – 36% May

Correct winner: 5 points

Rupert Murdoch vs Piers Morgan

Professor Darcy’s prediction: Murdoch 73% – 27% Morgan

Correct Score: Murdoch 73% – 27% Morgan

Correct winner: 5 points

Bang-on-the-money bonus: 10 points

Philip Hammond vs Liam Fox

Professor Darcy’s prediction: Philip Hammond  83%- 17% Liam Fox

Correct Score: Hammond 19% – 81% Fox

Nil points

Boris Johnson vs Rebekah Brooks

Professor Darcy’s prediction: Boris  80% – 20% Brooks

Correct Score: Boris 64% – 36% Brooks

Correct winner: 5 points

Kelvin MacKenzie vs Tony Blair

Professor Darcy’s prediction: MacKenzie 50%- 50% Blair

Correct Score: MacKenzie 67% – 33% Blair

Nil points

Iain Duncan Smith vs Toby Young

Professor Darcy’s prediction: IDS 52% – 48% Young

Correct Score: IDS 80% – 20% Young

Correct winner: 5 points

Richard Littlejohn vs Mike Ashley

Professor Darcy’s prediction: Littlejohn 15% – 85% Ashley

Correct Score: Littlejohn 61% – 39% Ashley

Nil points

Katie Hopkins vs Nigel Farage

Professor Darcy’s prediction: Hopkins 10% – 90% Farage

Correct Score: Hopkins 53% – 47% Farage

Nil points

Melanie Phillips vs Louise Mensch

Professor Darcy’s prediction: Phillips 75% – 25% Mensch

Correct Score: Phillips 20% – 80% Mensch

Nil points

Paul Dacre vs Michael Gove

Professor Darcy’s prediction: Dacre 48% – 52 Gove

Correct Score: Dacre 41% – 59% Gove

Correct winner: 5 points

Professor Jack Darcy scores 35 points

Predictions league standings:

1. xxxy 59

2. Unnamed Insider 54

3. Summer Ray 46

4. The Sun Apologies 41

5. Jim Smallman 37

5. Sir Michael 37

6. Professor Jack Darcy 35

7. Tiernan Douieb 24


Professor Jack Darcy is a musical comedian and sexual ethicist. He presents ‘Apocalypse Live’ and has a late night love and relationships show on Tory FM. He is currently working on his first Edinburgh show Funnylingus: The Last March of The Patriarchy. He is an A* arsehole. You can follow him here, here and here. You can also sign up to his mailing list here.