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Rugby Australia hopeful of Perth Bledisloe Test

Rugby Australia hopeful of Perth Bledisloe Test

By Naveel Krishant
Monday 23/08/2021
[image: Rugby Australia]

Rugby Australia boss Andy Marinos remains "optimistic" the Bledisloe Cup Test will go ahead in Perth in September following New Zealand's decision to pull out of this Saturday's match.

The Rugby Championship was thrown into chaos when New Zealand announced last Friday that the All Blacks wouldn't travel to Perth for the fixture without knowing the remainder of the schedule.

Some games needed to be relocated from NSW due to the COVID-19 outbreak, with talk the tournament could be played in South Africa or even the UK.

With 60,000 seats already sold, RA is doing all it can to make Bledisloe III, which doubles as a Rugby Championship match, go ahead in Perth.


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