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2017 Action

A full schedule of Test rugby this Saturday, February 10, both in the Americas and Europe.

Rugby Europe Championship - The second tier of European Rugby kicks off its season with a berth in the Japan Rugby World Cup hanging in the balance for one team. Georgia, which tied for the 2017 championship - the first time the Lelos did not win it outright since 2010 - have  already booked a place for 2019 RWC by virtue of their success in the RWC 2015. The battle will be among Spain, Russia, and Romania with the winner attaining the Europe 1 spot in pool play.

The line up:

Georgia vs. Belgium at AIA Arena, Kutaisi (5,000 capacity)

Russia vs. Spain at Krasnodar Stadium, Krasnodar (34,000 capacity)

Romania vs. Germany at Cluj Arena, Cluj (30,000 capacity)

Rugby Europe Trophy - The third tier in Europe.

The line up:

Portugal vs. Netherlands at Estádio Nacional, Lisbon (38,000 capacity)

NatWest Six Nations: Round Two - The "Big Game" pits host England against Wales. The Red Roses hold a six to four win record in the past ten games but this result also includes Wales' splendid victory in the RWC 2015, which eliminated England from advancing into the quarterfinals for the first time. Both teams won their first Six Nations matches, England beat Italy and Wales shut out Scotland.

The line up:
England vs. Wales, Twickenham

Scotland vs. France, Murrayfield (Sunday, Ferbruary 11)

Ireland vs. Italy, Dublin

The Six Nations Women's matches also follow the same home/away schedule. Ireland vs. Italy on Sunday, February 11,

Americas Rugby Championship - The second round of the ARC continues this weekend.

The line up:

Brazil vs. Uruguay at Estádio do Pacembu, Sao Paulo (Friday, February 9)

Argentina XV vs. Chile at Estádio Agustin Pichot, Ushuaia

USA vs. Canada at Papa Murphy's Park, Sacramento (3:10 KO)