New Zealand beat Argentina in La Plata

The All Blacks already have one hand on the Rugby Championship trophy and can win it this weekend if they beat Argentina in La Plata.

Match details

We are waiting for the kick-off.


0.00: Dan Carter gets proceedings under way as he kicks off for the All Blacks in La Plata.


2.00: Argentina are penalised for not releasing inside All Black territory and Carter kicks for touch.


3.00: The visitors are penalised for off-side inside opposition territory. Los Pumas clear.


5.00: Los Pumas look to gain momentum off the back of a lineout on the All Blacks’ 22m line. Juan Martin Hernandez drops back to attempt a drop goal but the ball drifts wide of the uprights.


8.00: Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino makes a strong break for Los Pumas, with Martin Landajo finishing off to score the opening try of the game.


10.00: The All Blacks are penalised at the breakdown just inside Argentinian territory. Marcelo Bosch will line up a 55m kick at goal.


11.00: Bosch’s kick drifts just wide.


14.00: Los Pumas relieve the pressure off the back of a defensive lineout, just 10m from their own line.


16.00: Aaron Smith dots down for the visitors’ first try after Ma’a Nonu finds a gap and off-loads.


17.00: Carter converts the try.


19.00: Los Pumas are penalised for hands in the ruck and Carter will line up a kick at goal.


20.00: Carter slots the kick.


22.00: Los Pumas are penalised at scrum time inside opposition territory. Carter clears.


24.00: Cory Jane dots down for the All Blacks following a passage of strong phase play and quick recycles.


25.00: Carter converts the try.


26.00: The All Blacks are penalised near half way and Hernandez will line up a kick at goal.


27.00: Hernandez bangs over the kick.


28.00: Argentina are penalised at the breakdown and Carter will line up a shot at posts.


29.00: Carter’s kick sails over.


30.00: Julian Savea bags the visitors’ third try.


31.00: Carter is unable to convert the try.


33.00: Los Pumas are penalised at the breakdown inside their own half. Carter will line up a 50m kick at goal.


35.00: Carter’s kick is short.


38.00: Julian Savea dots down for his second try of the game after a passage of strong team play.


39.00: Carter bangs over the conversion.


The half time score was Argentina 8 New Zealand 32.


40.00: Hernandez gets the second half under way for Los Pumas.


43.00: The All Blacks are penalised inside their own half and Hernandez kicks for the corner.


45.00: Los Pumas are camped on the try line, applying pressure to the All Black defence.


47.00: Los Pumas string together phases as they work their way inside the opposition 22. They earn a penalty and opt to take it quickly.


48.00: Gonzalo Camacho dots down for Los Pumas’ second try.


49.00: Hernandez converts the try.


50.00: Los Pumas are penalised at the breakdown and Carter kicks for the corner.


51.00: Cory Jane dots down for

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