Factbox - Argentina v New Zealand Rugby Championship match

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  • Friday, 30 Sep 2016

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Factbox on Rugby Championship test between Argentina and New Zealand on Saturday:

When: Oct. 1, 7:10 pm local (2210 GMT)

Where: Estadio Jose Amalfitani, Buenos Aires (Capacity 49,540)

Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)

Assistants: Stuart Berry (South Africa), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)

TMO: Johan Greeff (South Africa)


World ranking: 7

Coach: Daniel Hourcade

Captain: Agustin Creevy

Team: 15-Joaquin Tuculet, 14-Santiago Cordero, 13-Matias Moroni, 12-Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, 11-Ramiro Moyano, 10-Nicolas Sanchez, 9-Martin Landajo, 8-Facundo Isa, 7-Javier Ortega Desio, 6-Pablo Matera, 5-Matias Alemanno, 4-Guido Petti, 3-Ramiro Herrera, 2-Agustin Creevy, 1-Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

Replacements: 16-Julian Montoya, 17-Lucas Noguera, 18-Enrique Pieretto, 19-Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 20-Leonardo Senatore, 21-Tomas Cubelli, 22-Jeronimo de la Fuente, 23-Matias Orlando


World ranking: 1

Coach: Steve Hansen

Captain: Kieran Read

Team: 15-Ben Smith, 14-Israel Dagg, 13-Anton Lienert-Brown, 12-Ryan Crotty, 11-Julian Savea, 10-Beauden Barrett, 9-TJ Perenara, 8-Kieran Read (captain), 7-Ardie Savea, 6-Liam Squire, 5-Brodie Retallick, 4-Patrick Tuipulotu, 3-Owen Franks, 2-Dane Coles, 1-Joe Moody.

Replacements: 16-Codie Taylor, 17-Wyatt Crockett, 18-Ofa Tu'ungafasi, 19-Sam Whitelock, 20-Elliot Dixon, 21-Tawera Kerr-Barlow, 22-Lima Sopoaga, 23-Damian McKenzie


Played: 23

New Zealand wins: 22

Draws: 1


2006 New Zealand 25 Argentina 19

2001 New Zealand 24 Argentina 20

1991 New Zealand 36 Argentina 6

1991 New Zealand 28 Argentina 14

1985 New Zealand 21 Argentina 21

1985 New Zealand 33 Argentina 20


2016 New Zealand 57-22 Argentina (Hamilton)

2015* New Zealand 26-16 Argentina (London)

2015 New Zealand 39-18 Argentina (Christchurch)

2014 New Zealand 34-13 Argentina (La Plata)

2014 New Zealand 28-9 Argentina (Napier)

*indicates Rugby World Cup match

(Compiled by Rex Gowar; Editing by Greg Stutchbury)

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