Argentina punished an ill-disciplined performance from the Blitzboks by handing the South Africans a third successive loss in the Singapore Sevens plate semi-finals on Sunday.
A man suspected of shooting dead former star Argentine rugby player Federico Martin Aramburu in Paris at the weekend was arrested in Hungary overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday, French prosecutors said.
Federico Aramburu, who represented Argentina at the 2007 Rugby World Cup, was killed in Paris on Saturday in a drive-by shooting.
Australian globe-trotter Michael Cheika was Friday named as the new coach of Argentina on a contract which will take him through to the 2023 World Cup.
Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is poised to take charge of the Argentinian national team, according to local reports.
Argentina loose forward Pablo Matera will make his first appearance for the Crusaders in their Super Rugby Pacific opener against the Hurricanes in Dunedin on Saturday.
Mario Ledesma has resigned his position as head coach of Argentina, surrendering the chance to lead the Pumas at the 2023 World Cup in France.
SA Rugby has confirmed the Springboks’ home schedule for the year, with Jacques Nienaber’s men set to hosts Wales in a three-Test series in July, before welcoming the All Blacks and Argentina in the Rugby Championship in August and September.
The Blitzboks scored a try after the full-time hooter to claim a thrilling victory over Argentina in the Malaga Sevens cup final on Sunday.
Toulon president Bernard Lemaître has labeled Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth as a “handicap” to the club because he was “expensive, is regularly injured and is often away on Test duty”.