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Various news reports say that, following the success of the New Zealand Maori coming to the USA, the All Blacks may well include the Eagles in their November, 2014 tour plans.

The plans could mean that the game would occur outside the regular November tour window, and therefore, since the overseas pros would likely not get released for such a game, the opposition could be more of an invitational team.

Interestingly, the USA is already dealing with international window issues. Currently, Northern Hemisphere countries have an international window during the Six Nations, but the USA and Canada don't play games in that time, so those countries have less international-playing opportunities than other countries.

AIG, which is a major All Blacks sponsor, and has some rugby sponsorship deals in the USA (including with has a hand in this idea, and AIG would like the game, if it happens, to be held on the East Coast.

PPL Park just outside Philadelphia was a successful venue for Saturday's game, with the 18,500-seat stadium selling out.