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England to Play Tests Outside Twickenham - In a move to expand the regional interest of rugby, the RFU announced that starting in 2020, England would play some Test matches in Newcastle or Manchester. This marks a break from the traditional playing of games at Twickenham Stadium, just north of London.

Big Bucks in Japan World Cup Hosting - It is estimated that Japan will reap £1.5 billion ($2.1 billion) added value to its economy from 2019's RWC. And, the sum will probably be higher for France's 2023 hosting the tournament.

Budweiser Beer On Tap at World Rugby 7s World Cup - Rugby International Marketing (RIM) announced that Budweiser has signed on to become a partner for the Rugby World Cup Sevens this July 20 to July 22 inside San Francisco’s AT&T Park. Twerty-four men's sides and  sixteen women's teams will compete for the gold. Tickets available at www.rwcsevens.com/tickets.

Cal State Fullerton Hosts May's College 15's Championship - During May 4 and May 5 Titan Stadium at Cal State Fullerton will welcome the Men's D1AA and Women's D1 college fifteens championship.

Autumn Test Matches in 2018 - All eyes will be watching when Ireland host New Zealand in Dublin November 17.

Week One - November 3

England v RSA

Wales v Scotland

Japan v NZ

Week Two - November 10

England v NZ

Scotland v. Fiji

Week Three - November 17

England v Japan

Ireland v NZ

Scotland v RSA

Week Four - November 24

England v Australia

Italy v NZ

Scotland v Argentina