New Zealand beat Argentina in Napier

Out of the last five matches between New Zealand’s All Blacks and Argentina’s Pumas the All Blacks have won all five.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off. The anthems have been done and the All Blacks have done the Haka.

0.01: Beauden Barrett kicks off as the rain starts to come down again.

1.00: The All Blacks make a strong start and after a scrum Barrett chips ahead and over the Pumas but Julian Savea is tackled early and a try goes begging. The Assistant ref misses the early tackle and a knock on is called.

3.00: Argentina win the scrum but then the All Blacks win a penalty. All in the Pumas 22.

4.00: Barrett takes the penalty kick in the pouring rain but misses.

6.00: The All Blacks look to move the ball but Argentina defend and keep the hosts in the middle of the field.

8.00: The All Blacks concede a penalty for obstruction at the line out so they kick for touch from inside their half.

10.00: Argentina win their line out and press the All Blacks to their 5m line before the ball goes out. The All Blacks win the line out and Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino goes for a drop goal but it misses.

11.00: The All Blacks kick the ball back and Argentina kick it out in the corner.

13.00: After NZ dominated the early territory the Pumas have responded and spent the last five minutes in the All Black half. They concede a penalty from the scrum so Israel Dagg kicks for touch.

16.00: Another penalty to the All Blacks. Barrett takes the shot and this one he nails.

18.00: Argentina win the ball from a line out and they form a maul. The All Blacks go offside so the Pumas have a penalty inside the All Blacks half. Sanchez takes the penalty kick and nails it. The scores are level.

19.00: Danger for the Pumas as Sanchez has a kick charged down but Juan Martin Hernandez gets back and kicks the ball into touch.

20.00: The All Blacks win the line out and attack in the Argentina 22. The Pumas however turn the ball over and kick upfield. The ball stays in play and the All Blacks counterattack.

23.00: The Pumas continue to push at the All Blacks. The Pumas are testing the All Blacks with a mix of kicking and a running game.

25.00: The Pumas win a line out and send the ball down the line. The handling is a little too fancy and the ball goes to ground. Possession changes hands a couple of times but the All Blacks set up their attack and they (Conrad Smith) chip the ball up for Savea who chases, gets the ball and scores the first TRY! Sam Whitelock has been replaced due to (rib) injury. Jeremy Thrush comes on.

27.00:Barett misses the conversion.

30.00: Argentina win a line out and form a maul. The All Black infringe so the Pumas have a free kick. They choose to scrum and it’s on the All Black 22m line.

32.00:Argentina win a penalty from the scrum as the All Black front row collapses. Sanchez takes the penalty shot and nails it.

36.00: Argentina keep the All Blacks back in their half. Sanchez goes for a drop goal but misses.

38.00: The All Blacks try to attack in the centrefield but Dagg comes in too fast around the side of the scrum and knocks on. Brodie Retalick has taken a knock after suffering a boot to the head while trying to charge down a kick. He may need stitches.

39.00: The scrum has to be re-set. Twice.

40.02: The siren sounds. The All Blacks win the scrum and Beauden Barrett races off with the ball. He is stopped but gets a pass away to Liam Messam who goes in to score. TRY!

42.00: Barrett takes the conversion kick but misses again.

The half time score was New Zealand 13 Argentina 6

Nicolas Sanchez kicks off and the second half is underway.

43.00: Tryscorer Liam Messam comes off due to injury and Sam Cane comes on. The All Blacks win a line out

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