Former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell joined USA Rugby officials and others to announce the USA Eagles national team will play the Maori All Blacks of New Zealand at PPL Park on November 9th.
“We’re probably looking at an economic impact of eight to ten million dollars,” says Larry Needle, executive director of the Philadelphia Sports Congress.
The legendary Army-Navy football classic returns to the Philadelphia on Saturday, and no matter which team prevails, the real winner will be the city’s hotels and restaurants.
Two teams, each comprised of four players, try to slide massive stone into position over a circular target.
Those attending the Army-Navy game will be able to show their appreciation for the troops through “Operation Gratitude.”