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Jun 24

Premiership expects Philadelphia sell-out for Newcastle v Saracens

  • 18,500 crowd at Talen Energy Stadium ‘integral to success’ of project
  • Executives: staging game on NFL and college football weekend no concern

Premiership Rugby expects its game in Philadelphia on 16 September to sell out, the main lesson of its venture to New Jersey in March 2016 having been that “success in year one is that the event actually happens”.

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