The three Argentina players involved in a racism, xenophobia and discrimination scandal will have to ‘complete a series of educational courses’ before being allowed to play Test rugby again.
The Argentina Rugby Union has confirmed its investigation into racism, xenophobia and discrimination attributed to three senior players is at an advanced stage.
The racist tweets that led to the suspension of three Los Pumas players, including now ex-captain Pablo Matera, were dug up as retaliation from the Argentinian public for a perceived lack of respect from the team for Diego Maradona.
Argentina coach Mario Ledesma has lamented his side’s 38-0 Tri-Nations defeat to the All Blacks in Newcastle on Saturday.
Check out this moment when the All Blacks paid a special tribute to Diego Maradona prior to performing their haka against Argentina in Saturday’s Tri-Nations Test.
Look back at when football legend Diego Maradona celebrated with Argentina in the change room following their victory over Tonga at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
All Blacks coach Ian Foster has questioned some of the feedback related to ‘niggly play and cheap shots’ in the wake of New Zealand’s loss to Argentina a fortnight ago.
The Money Man SA is joined by Mark Keohane and James Dalton to discuss the upcoming Tri-Nations clash between the All Blacks and Argentina.
Playmaker Beauden Barrett says the All Blacks have identified areas where they could break through Argentina’s impressive defence during Saturday’s Tri-Nations clash in Newcastle.
Check out Squidge Rugby’s insightful review of how Argentina finally managed to beat the All Blacks after 30 attempts, following their Tri-Nations encounter in Sydney.