Will Jordan scored a brace off the bench to help New Zealand beat a resolute Argentina 38-0 and all but claim the 2020 Tri-Nations title. DYLAN JACK reports.
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.
Argentina will feature a new-look backline as coach Mario Ledesma has made 10 changes to their starting lineup to face the All Blacks in Newcastle on Saturday.
Akira Ioane will make his second Test start in one of three changes to the New Zealand team to face Argentina in Newcastle on Saturday.
Patrick Tuipulotu says the All Blacks are not feeling more pressure from the ‘haters’ than they already put on themselves ahead of Saturday’s Tri-Nations clash with Argentina.
Reece Hodge missed a defining penalty with two minutes remaining as the Wallabies and Argentina played out to a 15-15 draw in Newcastle on Saturday.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie says his side will not fall into the same trap as the All Blacks when they face Argentina in Newcastle on Saturday.
Mario Ledesma has left Argentina’s starting XV unchanged but made three changes among the reserves for their match against the Wallabies on Saturday.
South Africa’s lead at the top of the World Rugby rankings have grown bigger after the All Blacks dropped to third following their loss to Argentina on Saturday.
In the latest SA Rugby magazine, Stormers and Springbok scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies opens up about the fanfare that has followed his meteoric rise in 2019.