Rassie Erasmus: “It’s going to be a tough match. If we want to win the Rugby Championship, we have to get past them and we know what they did to us last year.” Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

Argentina v South Africa, Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Saturday, 8.40pm (Live on Sky Sports Main Event) South Africa’s quest for a first Rugby C(...)

 New Zealand after winning the Rugby Championship last year. Photograph: Getty Images

With the Rugby Championship being seen as little more than a World Cup warmup for the southern hemisphere’s top four nations the abridged tournament c(...)

There’s a lot of excitement over Richie Mo’unga getting his chance in the All Blacks number 10 jersey. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images

New Zealand v Argentina When: Saturday 8.35am Irish time Where: Trafalgar Park, Nelson (capacity: 21,480 with temporary seats) Referee: Pascal Gauzere(...)

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton maks the break that led to Jacob Stockdale’s first try. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 28 Argentina 19 Job done. The final scoreline is more of a testimony to Argentina’s resilience and spirit, as well as qualities, but Ireland (...)

Argentina players celebrate beating Ireland in the 2015 Rugby World Cup quarter-finals in what was the last time the two sides met. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho

Ireland v Argentina Venue: Aviva Stadium Kick-off: 5.30pm On TV: RTE Two/Sky Sports Main Event, 4.30pm The South African game, á la Chicago a year ag(...)

Australia’s Reece Hodge receives the ball from Samu Kerevi before scoring a  try in the Rugby Championship match against Argentina at the Malvinas Argentinas stadium in Mendoza. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

Argentina 20 Australia 37 Reece Hodge ran in two of Australia’s five tries as the Wallabies beat Argentina 37-20 on Saturday in Mendoza to finish sec(...)

 Matias Moroni of Argentina clashes with Nick Phipps after the  Australia player shoved one of the Argentina physios during the Rugby Championship game at Twickenham. Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images)

Argentina 21 Australia 33 Samu Kerevi’s two-try brace drove Australia to 33-21 Rugby Championship victory over Argentina at Twickenham, to ease press(...)

 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(...)

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(...)

Ireland ‘s Devin Toner and Iain Henderson comes out for the Captain’s Run past soldiers at the Estadio Centenario, Argentina. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

FIRST TEST Argentina v Ireland Estadio Centenario, today, 7.40pm Sky Sports 1 The Ireland squad made their half-hour trek across the bridge(...)