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Rugby: All Blacks name team to play Argentina - New Zealand Herald

Rotation was inevitable in Argentina but the All Blacks have not been as radical as many expected. Given the All Blacks made seven starting changes last time they played the Pumas, you could even suggest they have been a tad conservative in some areas ...and more »

All you need to know: All Blacks v Pumas - New Zealand Herald

Vaea Fifita breaks through an Argentine tackle with Damian McKenzie in support during the All Blacks' 39-22 win in New Plymouth three weeks ago. Photo / Photosport. NZ Herald. By: Alex McLeod. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show ...and more »

Chris Rattue: Damian McKenzie Magic - no wonder the rest of the rugby world despairs - New Zealand Herald

It started out as great fun to watch, with Beauden Barrett apparently re-establishing himself as the most wondrous first five-eighths you might ever see. By the end, it was about as much fun as bashing your foot with a hammer, and poor old Beauden ...and more »

Rugby: Growing pains for inexperienced All Blacks - New Zealand Herald

Chalk up the scrappy nature of the All Blacks in Argentina to continued growing pains. Like an infant experiencing teething issues so, too, is this All Blacks team progressing through the development stages. Victory over the Pumas in Buenos Aires ...and more »

Rugby: Rewards for the All Blacks who never gave up - New Zealand Herald

There's no more pertinent question to present an aspiring All Black than whether they are ready to get bitter or better? There are a few in the team named to play Argentina who have had to confront that very question and truly discover that if they say ...and more »

Good first 40 but a second spell to forget for New Zealand against Argentina -

Fullback Damian McKenzie dives over to score for the All Blacks against Argentina in Buenos Aires. One after the other they wandered out. Steve Hansen, Ian Foster and Kieran Read first, followed by Wyatt Crockett, Damian McKenzie, Scott Barrett and ...and more »

ABs make friends and enemies in Buenos Aires - Radio New Zealand

Opinion - My key takeaway from the first 24 hours of being in Argentina: I probably should've learned to speak some Spanish. Clumsy attempts to converse with locals, whether it's getting something to eat or finding directions, have more often than not ...and more »

Rugby: All Blacks ease to victory despite scrappy second half - New Zealand Herald

Four yellow cards and a strange match but the All Blacks only needed one quarter of brilliance to blow away the Pumas with ease in Buenos Aires. Another Rugby Championship title secured prior to kickoff, the All Blacks once again demonstrated just how ...and more »

Player ratings: All Blacks v Argentina - New Zealand Herald

See who shone and who struggled in Chris Rattue's player ratings from the All Blacks' 36-10 victory over Argentina. ALL BLACKS 15. Damian McKenzie - 9. In what turned out to be a shambles, his unique genius left great memories. Fantastic to watch ...and more »

From shy boy to All Black, David Havili set to realise rugby dream -

David Havili is "pretty pumped" to make his All Blacks debut, against Argentina in Buenos Aires. Struggling to break into the Nelson College first XV never deterred David Havili from realising his rugby dream. From a young age the Motueka product ...and more »