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RUGBY – WALLABIES v FRANCE at SCG on JULY 7.
Rugby Australia Chairman Hamish McLennan has confirmed with foxsports.com.au that the opening Test will be moved away from the Sydney Cricket Ground.
“We are looking at backup plans; probably Brisbane or Newcastle,” McLennan said.
RA is already engaged in meetings to work out a solution for the Test, which was shaping to be a sellout.
Given Newcastle is approximately 200 kilometres north of Sydney, it is likely the first Test will be played in either Brisbane. The Wallabies are currently based on the Gold Coast and it is possible the Test could be played…