With plenty of narratives to take from the first round of the Rugby Championship, round two looks to be even more exciting as New Zealand and Argentina host return fixtures against their round one counterparts.
South Africa enjoyed a comfortable win over Argentina in the opening round of The Rugby Championship buit since Argentina’s win in Durban in 2015, the teams have met five times and on paper there is little to suggest why the Pumas have only managed to pick up one win from those games.
World Rugby today announced the match official appointments for the 2017 Rugby Championship with 18 officials and five TMOs taking charge of the 12 matches and the standalone Bledisloe Cup match in October.
Argentina recorded a comprehensive 45-29 victory over Georgia at Estádio 23 de Agosto to end their recent winless run. Argentine tries from Agustín Creevy, Joaquín Tuculet and a Ramiro Moyano hat-trick proved too much for Georgia who scored through Davit Kacharava, Shalva Mamukashvili and a penalty try.
The pool draw for Rugby World Cup 2019 will take place on Wednesday 10 May in the historic Japanese city of Kyoto at the iconic Kyoto State Guest House. Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa await which Pool they will be drawn into for the tournament.