Boks v All Blacks in Brazil? NZR dismisses report

2018-02-21 11:18
Springboks v All Blacks (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has dismissed a report that the All Blacks could play a one-off Test against the Springboks in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2020.

Afrikaans publication Netwerk24 reported over the weekend that cash-strapped SA Rugby was exploring the possibility of the Springboks playing the All Blacks in the South American country.

It would be a similar scenario to when the NZR profited when the All Blacks played Ireland in Chicago, USA in 2016.

However, a spokesperson for the NZR told the Stuff.co.nz website that the report was not accurate.

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