The Argentina Rugby Union has lifted the temporary suspension of Pablo Matera and two senior players for their racist and xenophobic tweets.
Jeronimo de la Fuente will lead an overhauled Argentina side to face the Wallabies in the final Test of the Tri-Nations in Sydney on Saturday.
James O’Connor has recovered from injury and will start at flyhalf for the Wallabies in the final Tri-Nations Test against Argentina on Saturday.
The racist tweets that led to the suspension of three Los Pumas players, including now ex-captain Pablo Matera, were dug up as retaliation from the Argentinian public for a perceived lack of respect from the team for Diego Maradona.
Argentina have been rocked ahead of the final Tri-Nations Test against the Wallabies after Pablo Matera was removed from his duties as captain.
Ian Foster has paid tribute to captain Sam Cane for leading the All Blacks to a resounding victory over Argentina and almost certainly another piece of silverware.
Argentina coach Mario Ledesma has lamented his side’s 38-0 Tri-Nations defeat to the All Blacks in Newcastle on Saturday.
Will Jordan scored a brace off the bench to help New Zealand beat a resolute Argentina 38-0 and all but claim the 2020 Tri-Nations title. DYLAN JACK reports.
All Blacks coach Ian Foster has questioned some of the feedback related to ‘niggly play and cheap shots’ in the wake of New Zealand’s loss to Argentina a fortnight ago.
Argentina will feature a new-look backline as coach Mario Ledesma has made 10 changes to their starting lineup to face the All Blacks in Newcastle on Saturday.