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Southern Championship, Second Round - The second match of the southern hemisphere championship event continues on Saturday, August 27. In New Zealand, the All Blacks host Australia at Westpack Stadium, Wellington at 7:35 p.m. The Wallabies have not won a test match since the semifinals in last October's Rugby World Cup, and were routed by the Kiwis 42-8 last week.
Argentina host South Africa in Salta also on Saturday where they hope the home turf will provide the added push to defeat the Springboks. Los Pumas were ahead in the second half in last week's test match loss. The game begins at 4:40 p.m.
HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series 2016-17 dates and venues
Dubai: 1-2 December 2016
Sydney: 3-4 February 2017
Kitakyushu, Japan: 22-23 April
Victoria/Langford, Canada: 27-28 May
Clermont-Ferrand, France: 24-25 June
Notice there is no venue scheduled in the USA. Japan replaced Atlanta for next year.
New USA professional rugby ideas? - Last week, two new concepts appeared in world sport's media, the Pro12 League (Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Italy) would add two North America cities, Houston and Vancouver. Secondly, Mourad Boudjellal, the head of the Toulon Rugby Football Club, stated he wanted to introduce a Miami-Toulon RFC in the United States. Pro Rugby responded, “Very flattered but a surprise to us and completely untrue.”
World's Largest Scrum - You Tube link: https://youtu.be/G-sOweobOiE