LIVE: New Zealand v Argentina

Date published: July 17 2015

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New Zealand host Argentina in 2015's Rugby Championship opener at the AMI Stadium in Christchurch. Follow it all live!

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The Rugby Championship's most successful team kicks off against the least successful when New Zealand host Argentina.

In fact the teams' records in the competition almost exactly mirror each other, with the All Blacks having won 16, drawn one and lost one, while Argentina have won one, drawn one and lost 16.

Even their points for and against are remarkably similar, New Zealand having racked up 543 points, four fewer than Argentina have conceded, and the Pumas scoring 273, one fewer than the All Blacks have let in.

Those numbers show that the All Blacks' dominance in the competition has been very similar to Argentina's struggles and it's hard to see that changing.

 

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