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# argentina - Friday 9 November, 2018

Lightning Larmour backed by Ireland to step up at 15 against Pumas
# Jordan
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# Jordan

Lightning Larmour backed by Ireland to step up at 15 against Pumas

Nov 9th 2018, 9:30 PM 19,513 Views 20 Comments

‘When you see the way he goes about preparing for a game, you have a lot of confidence that he’ll deliver.’

'We had a beer yesterday' - Pumas coach Ledesma picks Schmidt's brain
# Clermont Crew
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# Clermont Crew

'We had a beer yesterday' - Pumas coach Ledesma picks Schmidt's brain

Nov 9th 2018, 6:25 PM 11,379 Views 5 Comments

The Argentina boss played for Clermont during Schmidt’s time as attack coach at the Top 14 club.

'No matter what Joe does, he has changed Irish rugby' - Rory Best
# Legacy
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# Legacy

'No matter what Joe does, he has changed Irish rugby' - Rory Best

Nov 9th 2018, 1:16 PM 5,687 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland head coach is due to confirm his decision before the end of this month.

Schmidt promises a place in the stands for players looking beyond Argentina
# Blackout Zone
From The42
# Blackout Zone

Schmidt promises a place in the stands for players looking beyond Argentina

Nov 9th 2018, 1:56 AM 11,453 Views 4 Comments

‘One of the dangers that they understand fully is any look that far ahead (and) they compromise what they deliver this weekend.’

# argentina - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out

Nov 8th 2018, 5:05 PM 30,968 Views 55 Comments

The All Blacks loom large as Joe Schmidt named his team to face Argentina.

Argentina flyer Delguy keen on rematch with Stockdale
# Bright Young Things
From The42
# Bright Young Things

Argentina flyer Delguy keen on rematch with Stockdale

Nov 8th 2018, 6:00 AM 6,892 Views 7 Comments

The two young wings were opposing fullbacks in 2016, and could come face to face on a wing in the Aviva Stadium this weekend.

# argentina - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

How well do you remember Ireland's painful World Cup exits at the hands of Argentina?
# Heartbreakers
From The42
# Heartbreakers

How well do you remember Ireland's painful World Cup exits at the hands of Argentina?

Nov 7th 2018, 8:01 PM 30,946 Views 12 Comments

Come relive some Puma pain with us.

'The homework Tadhg does gets him into positions to play the way he does'
# Bajadita
From The42
# Bajadita

'The homework Tadhg does gets him into positions to play the way he does'

Nov 7th 2018, 7:15 AM 13,282 Views 10 Comments

Argentina have historically been famed for their scrummaging but Ireland should be confident up front.

Pumas promise 'new weapons' as they soak up Dublin
# Submerged In The Bowl
From The42
# Submerged In The Bowl

Pumas promise 'new weapons' as they soak up Dublin

Nov 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,380 Views 14 Comments

Argentina have bested Ireland three times out of four in World Cups, but their schedule has made winning in Dublin look increasingly unlikely in recent years.

Consistency is king for hard-working and high-ball-catching Conway
# Aerial Skills
From The42
# Aerial Skills

Consistency is king for hard-working and high-ball-catching Conway

Nov 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,149 Views 1 Comment

The 27-year-old has been putting time into the little details that make a big difference.

# argentina - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Contepomi hopes Argentina show Jaguares traits against 'mature' Ireland
# Puma Pride
From The42
# Puma Pride

Contepomi hopes Argentina show Jaguares traits against 'mature' Ireland

Nov 6th 2018, 11:42 AM 5,797 Views 11 Comments

‘On the day, (Argentina) can be very good. If they don’t get it (going) they can look not that good.’

Beirne's big outing in Chicago leaves Ireland spoiled in second row
# Headache
From The42
# Headache

Beirne's big outing in Chicago leaves Ireland spoiled in second row

Nov 6th 2018, 7:48 AM 10,756 Views 32 Comments

Joe Schmidt has very strong options in the locking department

No excuses for Schmidt's Ireland as they aim to move up a gear for Pumas
# Jet Lag
From The42
# Jet Lag

No excuses for Schmidt's Ireland as they aim to move up a gear for Pumas

Nov 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,077 Views 16 Comments

26 of the Irish players only got back from Chicago yesterday morning.

# argentina - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Ireland's win in Chicago allows players to put hands up for Argentina Test
# Options
From The42
# Options

Ireland's win in Chicago allows players to put hands up for Argentina Test

Nov 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 33,166 Views 70 Comments

Joe Schmidt was impressed with the likes of Tadhg Beirne as his team beat Italy.

# argentina - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics
# Karate Kid
From The42
# Karate Kid

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

Oct 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 14,975 Views 17 Comments

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

# argentina - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Miranda heads 93rd-minute winner as Brazil defeat Argentina in sapping Saudi Arabia heat
# South America
From The42
# South America

Miranda heads 93rd-minute winner as Brazil defeat Argentina in sapping Saudi Arabia heat

Oct 16th 2018, 10:26 PM 5,872 Views 0 Comments

Brazil edged past Argentina in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday thanks to Miranda’s dramatic late winner.

# argentina - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Maradona: 'Messi's a great player, but he's not a leader... Let’s stop making a God out of him'
# Not Impressed
From The42
# Not Impressed

Maradona: 'Messi's a great player, but he's not a leader... Let’s stop making a God out of him'

Oct 13th 2018, 1:27 PM 5,714 Views 22 Comments

Maradona believes Messi is the wrong choice for the Argentina captain.

# argentina - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Maradona: Messi let down by Mascherano and Argentina 'traitors'
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Maradona: Messi let down by Mascherano and Argentina 'traitors'

Oct 9th 2018, 10:07 AM 11,079 Views 1 Comment

The legendary World Cup winner has slammed the lack of support shown to a talisman figure, while also ruling out a second stint as national team boss.

# argentina - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Wallabies stage record comeback to beat Pumas and ease pressure on Michael Cheika
# Wallabies
From The42
# Wallabies

Wallabies stage record comeback to beat Pumas and ease pressure on Michael Cheika

Oct 7th 2018, 4:20 AM 10,628 Views 0 Comments

The Wallabies avoided finishing bottom of the table and back-to-back losses to the Pumas for the first time in history.

# argentina - Monday 1 October, 2018

Maradona urges Messi to retire from Argentina duty: 'The U15s lose and it's his fault'
# Messi Situation
From The42
# Messi Situation

Maradona urges Messi to retire from Argentina duty: 'The U15s lose and it's his fault'

Oct 1st 2018, 9:26 AM 6,568 Views 3 Comments

Lionel Messi should quit international football, according to his legendary compatriot.

# argentina - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Much-changed All Blacks bounce back to retain Rugby Championship crown
# Back To Black
From The42
# Back To Black

Much-changed All Blacks bounce back to retain Rugby Championship crown

Sep 30th 2018, 9:44 AM 10,708 Views 3 Comments

Rieko Ioane’s double against Argentina helped secure another title for the world champions.

# argentina - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth
# Springboks
From The42
# Springboks

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth

Sep 29th 2018, 6:06 PM 7,824 Views 8 Comments

The victory moved South Africa within two points of leaders New Zealand.

# argentina - Thursday 27 September, 2018

'All Blacks are well known for coming back strong after a defeat... they don't experience a lot of them'
# The Rugby Championship
From The42
# The Rugby Championship

'All Blacks are well known for coming back strong after a defeat... they don't experience a lot of them'

Sep 27th 2018, 8:01 PM 7,716 Views 10 Comments

New Zealand boss Steve Hansen has made changes for a clash with Argentina after losing at home to South Africa.

# argentina - Friday 14 September, 2018

Messi found 'crying like a kid who had lost his mother' after 2016 Copa America heartache
# Despair
From The42
# Despair

Messi found 'crying like a kid who had lost his mother' after 2016 Copa America heartache

Sep 14th 2018, 5:01 PM 6,033 Views 3 Comments

Argentina lost out to Chile after a penalty shootout in the 2016 Copa America final.

# argentina - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Diego Simeone's son fulfills prophecy with debut goal for Argentina
# Like Father Like Son
From The42
# Like Father Like Son

Diego Simeone's son fulfills prophecy with debut goal for Argentina

Sep 8th 2018, 11:58 AM 13,421 Views 2 Comments

Giovanni Simeone scored on his debut for Argentina against Guatemala on Friday.

All Blacks survive stern Argentina challenge to maintain winning championship run
# Still Unbeaten
From The42
# Still Unbeaten

All Blacks survive stern Argentina challenge to maintain winning championship run

Sep 8th 2018, 11:29 AM 12,705 Views 13 Comments

It was a far from convincing victory from the All Blacks.

# argentina - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina

Sep 5th 2018, 8:34 PM 7,340 Views 15 Comments

A much-changed New Zealand line-up will take on Argentina in Nelson on Saturday.

# argentina - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable'
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable'

Aug 26th 2018, 9:58 AM 13,879 Views 3 Comments

The former Munster boss says the clash with the Wallabies is ‘win at all costs’.

# argentina - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Upset as Argentina hold off sloppy Springboks to end six-Test losing streak
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Upset as Argentina hold off sloppy Springboks to end six-Test losing streak

Aug 25th 2018, 10:35 PM 12,707 Views 8 Comments

Bautista Delguy crossed for two tries as Argentina defeated South Africa on Saturday in Mendoza.

# argentina - Friday 24 August, 2018

Palestinian FA boss gets 12-month Fifa ban for 'inciting hatred and violence' with Messi comments
# Messi Situation
From The42
# Messi Situation

Palestinian FA boss gets 12-month Fifa ban for 'inciting hatred and violence' with Messi comments

Aug 24th 2018, 4:55 PM 4,536 Views 9 Comments

Jibril Rajoub called for protests against Messi over plans for Argentina to play Israel in Jerusalem in June.

# argentina - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks
# Rassie-lution
From The42
# Rassie-lution

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks

Aug 16th 2018, 2:47 PM 5,519 Views 9 Comments

Handre Pollard returns to the number 10 shirt as South Africa open the Rugby Championship against Argentina.

# argentina - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Argentine senators vote no to legalisation of abortion
# No Vote
# No Vote

Argentine senators vote no to legalisation of abortion

Aug 9th 2018, 7:27 AM 14,271 Views 72 Comments

The staunchly catholic country had been voting on whether or not to become just the third Latin American country to entirely decriminalise abortion.

# argentina - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Legendary hooker Ledesma appointed Argentina's new head coach
# Super Mario
From The42
# Super Mario

Legendary hooker Ledesma appointed Argentina's new head coach

Aug 1st 2018, 4:49 PM 5,757 Views 8 Comments

After impressing in his first season with the Jaguares, Mario Ledesma takes charge of the Pumas.

# argentina - Friday 27 July, 2018

Diego Maradona calls into live TV show to call nephew a 'coward'
# El Diez
From The42
# El Diez

Diego Maradona calls into live TV show to call nephew a 'coward'

Jul 27th 2018, 9:46 AM 14,548 Views 4 Comments

Argentina great Diego Maradona called Canal9 television show ‘Confrontados’ to criticise his nephew live on air.

# argentina - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

More World Cup recognition for France as Goal of the Tournament is announced
# Poll
From The42
# Poll

More World Cup recognition for France as Goal of the Tournament is announced

Jul 25th 2018, 5:12 PM 8,067 Views 8 Comments

Benjamin Pavard’s screamer against Argentina has been voted as the best goal of the 2018 World Cup.

# argentina - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Argentina sack manager Sampaoli following chaotic World Cup campaign
# Parting Ways
From The42
# Parting Ways

Argentina sack manager Sampaoli following chaotic World Cup campaign

Jul 15th 2018, 9:02 PM 8,971 Views 16 Comments

Jorge Sampaoli has paid the price for a poor World Cup, with Argentina announcing his departure on Sunday.

# argentina - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop
# Labour Of Love
From The42
# Labour Of Love

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop

Jul 3rd 2018, 1:56 PM 6,642 Views 9 Comments

The Albiceleste suffered a second-round elimination in Russia with a thrilling 4-3 defeat to France.

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash
# Emotional Toll
From The42
# Emotional Toll

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash

Jul 3rd 2018, 12:35 PM 8,661 Views 8 Comments

The Nigerian captain was told to call kidnappers hours before last Tuesday’s World Cup group D meeting kicked off.

# argentina - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit
# Retirement
From The42
# Retirement

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit

Jun 30th 2018, 9:04 PM 8,242 Views 10 Comments

The versatile 34-year-old has called time on his career with the Aliceleste.

Facing an uncertain future, Lionel Messi avoids media after Argentina crash out of World Cup
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Facing an uncertain future, Lionel Messi avoids media after Argentina crash out of World Cup

Jun 30th 2018, 8:05 PM 8,301 Views 20 Comments

After suffering yet more international disappointment, Argentina captain Lionel Messi did not speak to the media.