Flanker Pablo Matera has been ruled out of Argentina’s World Cup quarter-final against Wales on Saturday with a right hamstring muscle tear, the team announced.
Argentina loosie Pablo Matera wasn’t ready to shake hands with All Blacks hooker Dane Coles after an emphatic defeat in Hamilton.
Argentina coach Michael Cheika has hit back at his All Blacks counterpart amid accusations that the Pumas were guilty of bending the rules in a historic 25-18 Rugby Championship win in Christchurch on Saturday.
Crusaders forward Pablo Matera was cleared on Wednesday to play in the Super Rugby Pacific final against the Blues, despite being sent off in the semi-finals.
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.
Pablo Matera and Santiago Medrano have been named in Argentina’s squad for the three-Test tour of Europe after missing their last game as punishment for breaching lockdown orders.
Argentina coach Mario Ledesma says the six players barred from the clash against the Wallabies for breaking Covid-19 regulations will be dealt with once the Rugby Championship ends.
Two teams brimming with Test players go head to head in Game 4 of the Greatest Super Rugby Team tournament as the Springbok-infused 2007 Bulls take on a shadow Argentina national team posing as the 2019 Jaguares.
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.