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Darline hot favourite to represent the UK at the Eurovision

| 22.02.2016
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Bookmaker Coral has opened betting on who will represent the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, after the six songs in the running were unveiled this morning. The firm has installed duo, Darline, as the 7-4 favourites to win the vote on Friday, ahead of Dulcima at 3-1.

Liverpudlian singer Karl William Lund is next best in the betting at 7-2, Bianca, who’s song was co-written by Leona Lewis, is priced at 6-1, while Joe and Jake are 7-1. The firm make former boy band star Matthew James the 12-1 outsider to represent the country.

Meanwhile, Coral has chalked up the UK at 16-1 to win this year’s contest in May.

“Darline’s entry went down a storm on BBC Radio 2 this morning and since the betting opened today, most bets are going in their favour to represent the UK at this year’s Eurovision,” said Coral’s Nicola McGeady.

**Who will represent the UK at the Eurovision?

7-4 Darline, 3-1 Dulcima, 7-2 Karl William, 6-1 Bianca, 7-1 Joe and Jake, 12-1 Matthew James

**Eurovision Winner

16-1 UK

16-1 Ireland

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Nicola McGeady

Nicola joined the PR team in January 2013 from Boylesports. Moving across the water from Ireland, she has taken on the role of PR Manager, dealing with all aspects of media activity, as well as taking on the responsibility of a number of the firm's key
partnerships such as At The Races and RUK. Nicola has been in the bookmaking industry for over six years,with a wide range of experience in radio and TV broadcasting, but you can also check out Nicola's lastest blog posts right here at the Coral news site. Like many of her Irish compatriots, Nicola is a huge Manchester United fan, and when not working, she can be found on a tennis court or enjoying the London social
scene.