New Zealand champions "All Blacks" have started their 2019 Rugby Championship campaign as they won over Argentina with a score of 20-16 to New Zealand on Saturday, as reported by Xinhua.
New Zealand is to host South Africa while Argentina will face Australia on July 27th
The Pumas captain has said "Massive credit to the Argentines. They put us under real pressure right up until the final whistle so they can be proud," and he continued "But we stayed calm and composed to hang in there for the win."
The winning team scored 20-9 on the first half at the Jose Amalfitani stadium with high efforts from Ngani Laumape and Brodie Retallick with precise kicking.