Argentina to face Wallabies at Twickenham?

Date published: January 22 2016

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UAR president Carlos Araujo has revealed that talks are underway to move Argentina's home Rugby Championship match against Australia to Twickenham.

Araujo is currently in Australia at the annual SANZAR talks where the prospect of moving the game is being discussed. 

Should the move happen it would be the first time Argentina have played a home fixture at Twickenham and would also be the first in Tri-Nations/Rugby Championship history to be played in the Northern Hemisphere.

"Taking a home fixture to Twickenham and London is very important for the UAR and for Argentine rugby," Araujo told the UAR website.

"For our team could play a home fixture at such an extraordinary stadium says everything about the standing our side in the rugby world.

"The Rugby Championship is without doubt one of the most important competitions in the world and to take one of the games to the Northern Hemisphere would allow us to be the home side in the country where our sport was born."

Argentina's last game at Twickenham was an impressive 49-31 win over the Barbarians last November.

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