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New Zealand Rugby Eyeing Return Trip To Chicago For Possible Double-Header

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 31 / 15

New Zealand Rugby is "eyeing a return to Chicago for the All Blacks next year," according to STUFF. And they "could also involve the New Zealand Maori team in a lucrative double-header" in the U.S. NZR hopes to "announce the schedule ahead of this year's World Cup." The All Blacks played the U.S. Ea...

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