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  • Argentina To Stage Rugby Championship Game At Twickenham

    The Sydney Morning Herald has reported that Argentina and Australia will play one of their 2016 Rugby Championship matches at Twickenham in a bid to cash in on the success of both countries at last year's World Cup. A proposal by Argentina to move their Rugby Championship fixture against the Wallabies on October 8 to Twickenham was agreed at a meeting in Australia last week and it is expected to be a huge money spinner for the Argentina Rugby Union (UAR). The venue change is also likely t...

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  • Argentina Preparing World Cup Bids

    Argentina will bid for either the 2023 or 2027 Rugby World Cup, Augustin Pichot has revealed to SportBusiness International. Pichot, the former Pumas scrum-half who is director of the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR) and the country’s representative on the International Rugby Board (IRB), said he and the five-man UAR board were looking at bidding for one of the two tournaments. “We are looking at planning to bid for either the 2023 or 2027 Rugby World Cup and I have started talking to the Argenti...

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  • Argentina Postpone Sevens Series Tournament

    The International Rugby Board (IRB) has confirmed that the Unión Argentina de Rugby (UAR) has reluctantly postponed hosting its round of the 2012/13 HSBC Sevens World Series, but hope to host around of the series in the 2013/14 season. The decision comes after a review of all operational requirements by the Union taken in full consultation with all stakeholders. IRB chairman Bernard Lapasset said, "The IRB understands and fully supports what was a very difficult decision for the UAR. They have...

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  • Argentina To Bid For 2027 RWC

    Argentina has officially announced its bid to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup. The announcement from the Buenos Aires government on Monday came following talks between Argentina rugby president Mauricio Macri and top World Rugby officials including chairman Bill Beaumont. The meeting took place after Argentina's 36-17 defeat on saturday in Buenos Aires against the All Blacks and a series of scheduled World Rugby governance meetings the previous week. Argentina has never hosted a World Cup. World R...

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  • Cherry Blossoms Prove The Hot Autmn Ticket In Cardiff

    ... November 19th have proved surprisingly popular and it looks to be the first sell-out game against a tier 2 nation at the Principality Stadium since the 61-16 defeat of Canada in 2006. In contrast, the WRU are expecting almost 30,000 empty seats when Argentina come to Cardiff the week before. Wales Online reports that Welsh Rugby Union bosses have been taken aback by the huge level of interest - more than 400 tickets are currently being sold every day - in the visit of the Japanese who stunned S...

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  • Argentina In Running To Host 2027 World Cup

    Argentina is reportedly ready to bid to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup after the country's president Mauricio Macri met with former Pumas captain and new World Rugby vice-chairman Augustin Pichot earlier this week. Argentina, a growing power in the game who have reached the World Cup semi-finals at two of the last three tournaments, are set to make an official bid in October when organisers visit the South American country. "The decision is in line with our objective of promoting big sports eve...

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  • BBC And TG4 To Show Summer Internationals

    The BBC has signed a late agreement to screen the two tests on England’s forthcoming tour of Argentina and Uruguay in early June. The matches, which take place at 8.10pm BST on 8 and 15 June, will be broadcast live on BBC 2 with John Inverdale and Jason Mohammed presenting and guests including Sir Clive Woodward, Jonathan Davies, Brian Moore and Keith Wood. Financial details concerning how much the rights have been sold for have not been made available but RFU chief commercial officer Sophie G...

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  • Channel 4 To Show Wales Tour Games Free To Air

    Wales’ tour games against South Africa and Argentina next month will be available live on free to air. Channel 4 recently announced a four-year deal from 2018/19 to broadcast nine live matches each season of The Champions Cup and this summer’s international rugby rights adds to the channel’s rugby offering. Wales kick off their summer tour against the Springboks in Washington DC on June 2. They then travel south for back-to-back tests against the Pumas in San Juan on June 9, followed by Sa...

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  • Rugby Championship Comes To Twickenham

    Rugby Championship organisers have confirmed that Argentina’s fixture with Australia on Saturday October 8 will be staged at Twickenham. The match, which counts as a home fixture for the Pumas, will bring the curtain down on this year’s tournament and is the first Rugby Championship game to be played outside any of the competing nations. The news confirms the reports we brought you several months ago that plans were being put in place. The date of the game is just under a year after the pair...

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  • Sevens Broadcasting Continues to Grow

    ... World Series, published by the IRB’s television distribution partner Pro-Active Television has shown significant growth in many areas. The series, which is set to expand from nine events to ten next season with an additional tournament being hosted in Argentina, recorded a 17 per cent increase in hours of total airtime to 4,283 hours and a 35 per cent increase in live coverage to 1,565 hours. Seven years ago, the total amount of airtime was 300 hours. The report states that the major advances...

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