Event Details


New Zealand v Argentina

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

7:35 PM


Pumas taking longer term view with players

Argentina, who are in New Zealand's pool at the Rugby World Cup, will not be revealing their full hand when the two sides meet in the Investec Rugby Championship opener in Christchurch next Friday.
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Hansen expects better effort in Christchurch

All Blacks teams who don't play well in their first outings have plenty to focus on ahead of their next match and the time-honoured tradition hasn't been lost on those playing Argentina on Friday in Christchurch.
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Improvement the key for All Blacks

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw is not dwelling on sentiment for Friday's Test against Argentina on his home ground at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
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Scrum power a boost as All Blacks dominate

Improved effort was wanted by the All Blacks management and, apart from a four-minute lineout defensive blip, it was achieved with a 39-18 win over Argentina in the Investec Rugby Championship in Christchurch on Friday.
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All Blacks step up 4 or 5 gears - Hansen

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said the side stepped up four or five gears from their Samoan effort when beating Argentina 39-18 in their Investec Rugby Championship opener at AMI Stadium in Christchurch on Friday.
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Lineout drive defence to get some attention

Fixing the lineout drive that allowed Argentina to score two quick tries in Friday night's 18-39 loss to the All Blacks was one of the hardest parts of the game, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said.
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