The All Blacks cruised to expected victories despite a scrappy second half game against Argentina. Four yellow cards were shown but the All Blacks proved their dominance in the sport as they comfortable defeated the Pumas in Buenos Aires.
After their Rugby Championship title victory, they showed they remained the best in the game by trouncing the South Americans despite five starters off the squad.
The All Blacks had four tries in less than an hour to kill the hopes of the crowd. Their performance was a little below par compared to the 57-0 victory over the Springboks. After the slow start, the Pumas tried fighting back in the second half but the All Blacks gave them no breathing space. They picked up two yellow cards though – Matt Todd and Kieran Read. Continue reading “ALL BLACKS TROUNCE ARGENTINA 36-10”
England are set to build on the success of this summer which included two victories over Argentina in a three-Test series. Coach Eddie Jones would face selection issues when he names the squad for the Old Mutual Wealth Series. The selected players would face Samoa, Argentina and Australia at Twickenham.
Jones is known for keeping players on their toes as regards his next move. With the numerous faces that played in the summer and with the British & Irish Lions returning to action, the Australian tactician is harder to predict.
Some experienced players – like 22-year old Marco Itoje – may be rested for the upcoming series as more players become available. If this happens, either of Nick Isiekwe of Saracens or Charlie Ewels of Bath may come in. Continue reading “ENGLAND TO BUILD ON SUCCESSFUL SUMMER”
Dragons have picked up a center player from St Helens, which is a Super League club. Calvin Wellington is a rugby league international who has been picked up by Dragons. As a result, Calvin is coming home to play for his native region. He had first been snapped up from Aberavon Quins and he debuted for Saints when they played against Huddersfield Giants.
This was a game that was hosted during the Magic Weekend in Newcastle. He scored about ten tried in eleven games. He was then loaned to Sheffield Eagles. He had played for Wales before at grade levels before he had been picked up by South Wales Scorpions. Continue reading “Dragons Pick Wellington”