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All Blacks prepare for confident Pumas

Off the back of a loss to the Springboks in Wellington, the All Blacks face containing a confident Argentina team in Buenos Aires on Sunday (NZT).
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Capital Test showed rugby isn't soft - Owens

Wales rugby referee Nigel Owens doesn't buy into the argument that rugby has gone soft and offers evidence from the All Blacks – Springboks Test he controlled last weekend in Wellington.
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Halaholo being talked up as a Wales contender

More New Zealanders may be set to make their mark in Wales rugby colours.
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Improvements high on Ioane's plan

Star All Blacks wing Rieko Ioane repeated recent comments that the black jersey was sufficient to keep him as part of New Zealand rugby when announcing he had finalised his contract before the side headed to Argentina.
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Hansen draws comparisons with 2007 loss

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen compared the side's 34-36 Investec Rugby Championship loss to South Africa in Wellington with the 2007 Rugby World Cup quarterfinal loss to France before the team flew out to Argentina on Friday.
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Springboks take a hit with key players out

Looking to build on the impact they made as a result of their 36-34 win over the All Blacks in Wellington, South Africa will be without five players when the sides next meet in Pretoria on October 7.
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All Blacks have conceded 36 before

One of the by-products of last weekend's 36-34 victory by South Africa over the All Blacks was the claim that it was a record-breaking total scored against New Zealand at home.
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SA critic wonders how All Blacks will respond

A South African rugby critic Gavin Rich wonders if the All Blacks' loss to South Africa in Wellington might have caused 'a questioning process' in thinking for the double world champions.
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Flight home much easier - Kolisi

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi had good cause to smile when his side arrived back in South Africa with a rare All Blacks scalp in the back pocket as a result of Saturday's 36-34 win in their Investec Rugby Championship win in Wellington.
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Statistics don't matter - Jake White

While there has been much discussion on the statistical dominance the All Blacks enjoyed in their 34-36 loss to South Africa in Wellington at the weekend former Springboks coach Jake White said 'numbers are meaningless'.
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Will the All Blacks rein things in?

Will New Zealand's quest to push the limits in Test rugby be halted in the wake of their 34-36 loss to South Africa in Wellington at the weekend?
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Lessons need to be quickly absorbed

Competition in the Investec Rugby Championship demands that lessons be learned quickly and that is what the All Blacks will have to do when playing away in Argentina and South Africa.
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All Blacks' reversal lifts hope in rugby world

Angles of the Test rugby playing field titled a little back towards even if the world media reaction to South Africa's 36-34 Investec Rugby Championship win over the All Blacks is any gauge.
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All Blacks gave SA too many chances

New Zealand gave South Africa too many opportunities and on Saturday night in Wellington that was sufficient for the Springboks to claim a rare 36-34 Investec Rugby Championship win.
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