REPORT: SANZAAR decide on Rugby Championship host

REPORT: SANZAAR decide on Rugby Championship host

The Rugby Championship will be played out to its completion in Australia according to a report by the New Zealand Herald.


The report states that the All Blacks will play the third Bledisloe Cup test in Perth next Saturday, before basing themselves in Queensland for the remainder of the Rugby Championship which will include two tests against each of  Argentina and South Africa respectively.


Despite there being interest to host the competition in Europe and South Africa, The Herald reports that the competition will proceed as planned down under with the All Blacks' home games moved to Australia. 



The report goes on to state that the decision to continue the competition in Australia was confirmed at a Sanzaar board meeting on Monday night with the final test in the Bledisloe Cup test to be played at Opta Stadium in Perth on September 4. The test doubles as the All Blacks' second clash in the Rugby Championship.


The All Blacks will then depart for Queensland for the rest of the Rugby Championship after the state government agreed to have the travelling South African and Argentinian teams quarantine there.





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