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Argentina's drop goals sink France

Argentina produced a tactical masterclass to beat France 18-13 at the Stade de France in Paris on Saturday.

Pumas lost their heads after Wallaby win

Juan Imhoff of Argentina in action against the Wallabies on the Gold Coast.

Argentina lost their way following last month's historic 21-17 victory over Australia in the Rugby Championship, winger Juan Imoff has admitted.

Pumas roar home to edge tiring Italy

Italy halfback Edoardo Gori snipes at the defensive line.

Argentina roared back to beat hosts Italy 20-18 with their two tries eclipsing the awesome boot of new Azzurri kicking king Kelly Haimona on Friday.

Scotland bust home hoodoo over Pumas

Swan dive: Tommy Seymour scores for Scotland.

Simon Turnbull   Brothers Richie and Jonny Gray paved the way for Scotland's first home win against Argentina for 24 years, a convincing 41-31 victory.

Wallabies refuse to make excuses after Argentine debacle

Stranglehold: Israel Folau is tackled during the Wallabies' upset loss to the Pumas.

Georgina Robinson   If it wasn't all Kurtley Beale's fault, then the Wallabies have a big problem.

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Don't blame lasers for defeat: Bernard Foley

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Georgina Robinson   Bernard Foley has refused to blame laser beams for the Wallabies shambolic capitulation to the Pumas on Saturday but conceded it would be helpful if match officials granted kickers a second shot at goal when the potentially harmful practice takes place. 

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How a T-shirt sparked drama for Kurtley Beale and the Wallabies

Kurtley Beale dumped from Wallabies (Thumbnail)

Georgina Robinson   Mendoza: A request that Kurtley Beale change his t-shirt escalated into a heated in-flight argument that has shrouded the playmaker in controversy, put a staff member's future in doubt and now threatens to engulf the Wallabies one day out from a must-win Test match.

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Kurtley Beale dumped from Wallabies line-up

Beale at a training session in Buenos Aires.

Georgina Robinson   Kurtley Beale has been axed from the Wallabies line up less than a day after it emerged he was involved in a heated in-flight argument with a staff member.

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All Blacks win third successive Rugby Championship

Malakai Fekitoa of the All Blacks charges through the Pumas defence.

The All Blacks wrapped up their third successive Rugby Championship crown with a comprehensive 34-13 win over Argentina in La Plata.

Beauden Barrett ready to take charge against Pumas

Fresh start: Beauden Barrett during his run-on debut against the Pumas in Napier.

Liam Napier   Be the boss. That's Beauden Barrett's mission against the Pumas in La Plata.

Pumas change three for All Blacks Test

Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe will miss next week's Test against the Wallabies.

Argentina made three changes in the starting lineup to face New Zealand in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.

Argentinian lock Tomas Lavanini to miss Wallabies clash after pleading guilty to foul play in All Blacks loss

Tomas Lavanini.

Greg Stutchbury   Argentina lock Tomas Lavanini will miss Saturday night's Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies on the Gold Coast after pleading guilty to foul play on All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw.

Julian Savea brace helps All Blacks to bonus point win over Pumas

Getting away: Beauden Barrett (L) runs with the ball.

Two tries to powerhouse winger Julian Savea propelled the All Blacks to a convincing 28-9 win over Argentina at a rain-soaked McLean Park in Napier on Saturday night.

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Pumas make two changes for All Blacks

Leonardo Senatore contests a lineout against South Africa.

Argentina have made two changes to the side that almost upset South Africa to face the All Blacks in their Rugby Championship Test in Napier on Saturday.

Scrappy Ireland win series in Argentina for first time

Ireland were made to fight hard for the win in Tucuman.

Ireland won a Test series in Argentina for the first time on Saturday as the Six Nations champions came from a try behind for the second successive week to prevail with a scrappy 23-17 victory in Tucuman.

Irish struggle against weakened Argentina

Conor Murray gets a pass away for Ireland.

Ireland overcame a nervy first-half to run out 29-17 winners over an under-strength Argentina in the first rugby Test on Saturday.

Rugby

Argentina pip Italy in Rome

Argentinian center Gabriel Ascarate.

Five-eighth Nicolas Sanchez kicked 14 points to help a defensively-astute Argentina to a deserved 19-14 win over Italy in the hosts' final Test of the November rugby union series on Saturday.

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Rugby

Wales hammer Argentina in record win

George North.

Matt Lloyd   Wales rebounded from a disappointing loss to South Africa to clinch a record 40-6 win over Argentina with a clinical display at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.

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England defeat Argentina at Twickenham

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It was a tale of two halves as England made it two wins out of two this November with a 31-12 victory over Argentina at Twickenham.

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England change front-row for Pumas clash

Dylan Hartley of England.

England coach Stuart Lancaster has unveiled a new heavyweight front-row to face renowned scrummagers Argentina at Twickenham on Saturday.

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