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FACTBOX-Rugby-Argentina v New Zealand - Rugby Championship test
September 28, 2017 / 9:38 PM / 2 months ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-Argentina v New Zealand - Rugby Championship test

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby Championship test between Argentina and New Zealand on Saturday: When: Sept. 30, 20.40 pm local (2340 GMT) Where: Estadio Jose Amalfitani, Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires (Capacity: 49,540) Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa) Assistants: Mathieu Raynal (France), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa) TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

ARGENTINA

World ranking: 10

Coach: Daniel Hourcade

Captain: Agustin Creevy

Team: 15-Joaquin Tuculet, 14-Matias Moroni, 13-Matias Orlando, 12-Jeronimo de la Fuente, 11-Emiliano Boffelli, 10-Nicolas Sanchez, 9-Tomas Cubelli, 8-Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 7-Tomas Lezana, 6-Pablo Matera, 5-Tomas Lavanini, 4-Guido Petti, 3-Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 2-Agustin Creevy, 1-Lucas Noguera Paz

Replacements: 16-Julian Montoya, 17-Santiago Garcia Botta, 18-Ramiro Herrera, 19-Marcos Kremer, 20-Javier Ortega Desio, 21-Martin Landajo, 22-Juan Martin Hernandez, 23-Santiago Cordero

NEW ZEALAND

World ranking: 1

Coach: Steve Hansen

Captain: Kieran Read

Team: 15-Damian McKenzie, 14-Waisake Naholo, 13-Anton Lienert-Brown, 12-Sonny Bill Williams, 11-Rieko Ioane, 10-Beauden Barrett, 9-Aaron Smith, 8-Kieran Read, 7-Matt Todd, 6-Vaea Fifita, 5-Scott Barrett, 4-Luke Romano, 3-Nepo Laulala, 2-Dane Coles, 1-Kane Hames

Replacements: 16-Codie Taylor, 17-Wyatt Crockett, 18-Ofa Tu‘ungafasi, 19-Patrick Tuipulotu, 20-Ardie Savea, 21-TJ Perenara, 22-Ngani Laumape, 23-David Havili

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 25

New Zealand wins: 24

Draws: 1

LAST FIVE MEETINGS 2017 New Zealand 39-22 Argentina New Plymouth 2016 New Zealand 36-17 Argentina Buenos Aires 2016 New Zealand 57-22 Argentina Hamilton 2015 New Zealand 26-16 Argentina London* 2015 New Zealand 39-18 Argentina Christchurch *World Cup match (Compiled by Rex Gowar, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

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