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The definition of a slow (make that very slow) rugby news is to announce that the only international match on the World Rugby web site for this weekend is Morocco versus Tunisia.

Revamp at World Rugby Museum, Twickenham - The world's largest museum of rugby memorabilia is undergoing a significant renovation that will increase its vast collection threefold.  Located at Twickenham, England, the museum will move into larger quarters in the South Stand. A must see for rugby fans since 1986, the space will open in late January. There are many interactive exhibits for all ages.

Tour Twickenham - The famous stadium - the historic mecca for rugby - offers tours of the stadium, including the England dressing room and a perusal of the pitch. Check for times and dates on the web site. In addition, there is a large store, mainly, selling England rugby clothing and other items. Finally, in the stadium is hotel for those who attend home England matches, the Cambridge-Oxford Varsity Match, or the HSBC World Rugby London Sevens.

More South African Club Continental Possibilities - South African Rugby announced that two unions, Mpumalanga and Griqualand West rugby were identified as possible teams if further European opportunities occurred. Springbok sides play the southern hemisphere Super Rugby competition, and also the PRO 14 League. Finally, two South African teams could join the Anglo-Welsh Cup next year.

Phaidra Knight to Speak - At the US Rugby National Development Summit meeting on Saturday night, January 20, 2018, World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee, Phaidra Knight, will be honored at the banquet dinner.

Brazil RFU Wins Transparency Award - Under the excellent leadership of CEO Agustin Danza, the Brazilian Rugby Union has been awarded, for the third year in a row, the Best Governance and Transparency in Brazilian Sports.