Rugby: Hansen keen to avoid getting into arm wrestle - New Zealand Herald

Being sucked into a Argentina arm wrestle will be low on the All Blacks' wish list when they set out to wrap up the Rugby Championship in Buenos Aires this morning. Victory or a draw over their winless opponents will be enough for New Zealand to clinch ...

Hansen talks football in Argentina - New Zealand Football

The head coach, who is looking to continue the World No 1's unbeaten run in the Rugby Championship overnight against Los Pumas in Buenos Aires, was questioned in the build-up about the chances of the All Whites taking on the World No 4 Argentina in ...

Humble rugby hero Vaea Fifita's leap to stardom - New Zealand Herald

That was the two-word summing up of a teenage Vaea Fifita, when rugby's latest sensation was asked to map out a life plan. Asking the question was a great of the game, former All Blacks No8 and captain Murray Mexted. Fifita, whose rampaging performance ...

Rugby: Young All Blacks expected to step up in front of boisterous Argentine crowd - New Zealand Herald

All Blacks captain Kieran Read is confident his younger teammates will perform to the standards expected of them when his side runs out against Argentina tomorrow morning (NZT). Coach Steve Hansen has named a side that features 12 players that have ...

All Blacks favourites ahead of Puma clash - Fijivillage

The All Blacks will go in to their Rugby Championship Round Five clash with Argentina as overwhelming favourites. In Round Three, the All Blacks won 39‑22 in New Plymouth. It was an admirable display from los Pumas, who actually led 16‑15 at half‑time.

All Blacks: Five things they need to prove - New Zealand Herald

The All Blacks team to take on Argentina in Buenos Aires tomorrow has a fresh look to it after Steve Hansen left five senior players at home. Liam Napier looks at five areas the All Blacks have the most to gain. 1. Vaea Fifita Backing up one of the ...