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TJ Perenara of New Zealand shows his disappointment after losing the ball to Argentina during The Rugby Championship match

NEW PLYMOUTH, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 09: between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at Yarrow Stadium on September 9, 2017 in New Plymouth, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Argentina’s Pumas enter the TriNations Rugby championship this weekend as they face the tournament leading New Zealand All Blacks.

The All Blacks lead the standings with six points from two matches played while Australia are second with four points.

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New Zealand’s All Blacks have played Argentina’s Pumas 29 times since 1985 and New Zealand’s All Blacks have won 28 matches, lost none but drawn once.

The New Zealand’s All Blacks ‘s 28 wins out of 29 matches gives them a record of winning 96.6% of their matches against Argentina’s Pumas regardless of venue.

This weekend the match will be played in Sydney which is not New Zealand’s All Blacks’ normal home and a venue at which the teams have never met before.

The New Zealand’s All Blacks have played Argentina’s Pumas 13 times away from home and in those matches not played at home they have won 12 matches or 92%.

The average score when New Zealand’s All Blacks play the Pumas away from home is: New Zealand’s All Blacks 32 Argentina’s Pumas

The New Zealand’s All Blacks have won the last twelve away rugby matches against the Pumas.

The Bookies have given Argentina a 24 point start for this Match.

Average score: New Zealand 40 Argentina 15

Last five results
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 NZL v ARG 20-16 Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 NZL v ARG 35-17 Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 NZL v ARG 46-24 Trafalgar Park, Nelson
Sat, 30 Sep 2017 NZL v ARG 36-10 Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires
Sat, 09 Sep 2017 NZL v ARG 39-22 New Plymouth

New Zealand overall record against Argentina
Played 29, Wins 28 , Losses , Draws 1

New Zealand winning percentage = 97%

Match : New Zealand v Argentina
Date : Saturday 14 November 2020
Venue : Bankwest Stadium, Sydney, Australia
Kick Off local: 17:10
Referee: Angus Gardner (RA)
Assistant Ref 1:Nic Berry (RA)
Assistant Ref 2: Paul Williams (NZR)
TMO : Ben O’Keeffe (NZR)


New Zealand

15 Beauden Barrett, 14 Jordie Barrett, 13 Anton Lienert-Brown, 12 Jack Goodhue, 11 Caleb Clarke, 10 Richie Mo’unga, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Ardie Savea, 7 Sam Cane (c), 6 Shannon Frizell, 5 Sam Whitelock, 4 Patrick Tuipulotu, 3 Tyrel Lomax, 2 Dane Coles, 1 Joe Moody

Replacements: 16 Codie Taylor, 17 Alex Hodgman, 18 Nepo Laulala, 19 Tupou Vaa’i, 20 Hoskins Sotutu, 21 Brad Weber, 22 Rieko Ioane, 23 Damian McKenzie


15 Santiago Carreras, 14 Bautista Delguy, 13 Matías Orlando, 12 Santiago Chocobares, 11 Juan Imhoff, 10 Nicolás Sánchez, 9 Tomás Cubelli, 8 Rodrigo Bruni, 7 Marcos Kremer, 6 Pablo Matera (c), 5 Matías Alemanno, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Francisco Gómez Kodela, 2 Julián Montoya, 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

Replacements: 16 Facundo Bosch, 17 Mayco Vivas, 18 Santiago Medrano, 19 Santiago Grondona, 20 Tomás Lezana, 21 Gonzalo Bertranou, 22 Lucio Cinti, 23 Santiago Cordero

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