David Pocock of Australia passes the ball during a training session at The Lensbury Hotel in London. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

The state David Pocock and Israel Folau show up in may dictate this result. Their loss, along with Scott Sio’s busted-up elbow, would equate to Ire(...)

Outhalf Juan Martin Hernandez scores the first try for Argentina against Namibia at Leicester City Stadium. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Livepic/Reuters

Argentina 64 Namibia 19 It was not the farewell Namibia wanted or deserved but they are not the only ones to have fallen prey to the Pumas and on cu(...)

Argentina’s Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe celebrates after his side’s nine try rout of Namibia in Leicester. Photograph: Reuters

Argentina 64 Namibia 19 It was not the farewell Namibia wanted or deserved but they are not the only ones to have fallen prey to the Pumas and on curr(...)

Argentina surprised Les Bleus, who headed into tonight’s game having beaten Australia last weekend, winning 18-13 at the Stade de France

France 13 Argentina 18Argentina confirmed they are a bete noir for France when they play in Paris by kicking four drop goals, including three by flyha(...)

New Zealand  wing Ben Smith is tackled by Argentina’s Agustin Creevy and  Nicolas Sanchez at McLean Park in Napier. Photograph: Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images

New Zealand 28 Argentina 9Beauden Barrett inspired New Zealand to a thumping win over Argentina in the Rugby Championship at McLean Park in Napier. De(...)

Beauden Barrett  during a New Zealand All Blacks training session at McLean Park  in Napier, New Zealand. Barrett is set to make his first start at outhalf against Argentina. Photograph:  Phil Walter/Getty Images

Playing smarter has been a key message the All Blacks have repeated in the build-up to their Rugby Championship clash with Argentina tomorrow, part(...)

Argentina’s Leonardo Senatore (C) sings the national anthem with his team-mates. Photo:  Hannah Johnston/Getty Images

Argentina loose forward Leonardo Senatore was banned for seven matches yesterday after being found guilty of biting South Africa lock Eben Etzebeth d(...)

South Africa’s Duane Vermeulen  avoids a tackle from Argentina’s Juan Manuel Legizamon (7) during the Rugby Championship test match in Mendoza. Photo: Daniel Salvatori/Reuters

Argentina loose-forwards Leonardo Senatore and Pablo Matera have been cited for foul play during Saturday’s 22-17 Rugby Championship loss to South Afr(...)