Rusty Argentina in All Blacks’ sights after shock loss

Richie Mo’unga


SYDNEY: A wounded All Blacks are desperate to restore pride against Argentina on Saturday after a shock loss to Australia, with the Pumas facing a huge task to pull off their first ever win against the three-time world champions.

The South Americans have failed to beat New Zealand in 29 Tests and head into their opening Tri Nations clash at Sydney’s Bankwest Stadium with the odds heavily stacked against them.

After not playing a Test since the World Cup last year, and a build-up badly disrupted by the coronavirus, they face a battle-hardened team stung by a 24-22 loss to the Wallabies last week.

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