After being unable to arrange a 3rd nation to join this year's European Championship C, the tournament has been changed to a 2-legged meeting between Ukraine and Czechia, with Ukraine hosting on 25th June and Czechia returning the favour on 8th October.
There is an interesting bit of information on the recently released French domestic schedule for 2016/17, with the weekend of 22-23 October being held free for "France/Anglaterre @ Avignon". https://twitter.com/FFRXIII/status/742660054327910400
This will be a week after Australia and New Zealand face each other in a warm up, leaving Scotland as the only nation going into the tournament cold.
There aren't many matches lined up this month, but the ones that arehappening are pretty interesting and they're both happening this weekend on opposite sides of the planet
Sunday sees the return of the Mediterranean Cup, being contested between Italy and Lebanon in Sicily, but before that, Australia will see the first ever 13-a-side game between two South American sides as Chile take on El Salvador
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