A potential crowd of 90,256 will be able to view the All Blacks’ first match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup against Argentina on September 20, after Wembley Stadium was confirmed as the venue for the opening fixture by RWC officials in London last night.
The All Blacks have avoided the pool of death after the groups for the 2015 Rugby World Cup were announced in London earlier this morning.
The International Rugby Board has agreed to hand out a bigger slice of the Rugby World Cup revenue pie in what is being hailed as a major boon for the SANZAR nations and Argentina.
Teams with the tallest backs and the heaviest and most experienced forwards tend to win the Rugby World Cup, according to a French study.
Wallabies great David Campese has slammed Robbie Deans and has called for Ewen McKenzie to replace him as Australian coach.
Former England skipper Lewis Moody has countered reports that he put commercial gain before his playing duties at the Rugby World Cup.
Samoan centre and serial tweeter Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu will have to wait before finding out whether or not he won his appeal against a suspended six-month ban.
Former France coach Marc Lièvremont has criticised the All Blacks for their attitude towards his players following the Rugby World Cup final and questioned some of the decisions made in that game by referee Craig Joubert.
With the series level, expect both teams to put it all on the line as they seek to win the deciding test in Sydney on Saturday night.