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CHAMPIONS CUP: YOUR TEAM-BY-TEAM WEEKEND GUIDE
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SCOTLAND’S dejected players immediately turned their attentions to beating England in Auckland on Saturday after a loss to Argentina left them facing World Cup elimination.
Mon, 26 Sep, 2011
Argentina captain Felipe Contepomi is set to return from injury for the must-win World Cup Pool B clash with Scotland in Wellington on Sunday.
Fri, 23 Sep, 2011
ARGENTINA coach Santiago Phelan has been forced to juggle his back division for the World Cup clash with Romania in Invercargill on Saturday.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2011
ARGENTINA hooker Mario Ledesma believes England are under-estimating the Pumas ahead of today’s Rugby World Cup clash in Dunedin.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2011
ENGLAND scrum coach Graham Rowntree has steeled his men for the ultimate challenge of facing Argentina’s set piece in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup opener.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2011
Argentina have brought Gonzalo Tiesi into a full-strength side for Saturday’s Rugby World Cup opener against England.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2011
Sat, 09 Apr, 2011
ARGENTINA will arrive in Dublin on the back of an error-strewn 15-9 defeat to France in Montpellier.
Mon, 22 Nov, 2010
Felipe Contepomi and Juan Manuel Leguizamon have been recalled to Argentina’s starting XV to play Scotland on Saturday.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2010
HE may have looked strangely subdued come the final whistle in Paris on Saturday, but Toulouse coach Guy Noves livened up somewhat when praising his team after they recorded a record fourth Heineken Cup triumph.
Mon, 24 May, 2010
Toulon centre Felipe Contepomi has returned to the Argentina squad for the Pumas’ Tests against Scotland and France.
Thu, 20 May, 2010
Toulouse coach Guy Noves has decided to go with David Skrela at out-half against Leinster in the Heineken Cup semi-final on Saturday.
Fri, 30 Apr, 2010
MARTIN JOHNSON has warned that England will be in “big trouble” if they fail to improve before New Zealand arrive at Twickenham for the final Investec Challenge clash of the autumn next Saturday.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2009
BYRON KELLEHER admits Toulouse are still smarting from their 2008 Heineken Cup defeat to Munster as they chase a fourth European title.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2009
ENGLAND rugby coach Martin Johnson has denied rugby has a drug culture and claimed players are aware of the consequences if they take prohibited substances.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2009
Argentina coach Santiago Phelan has made five changes to his starting XV for Saturday‘s Test against Ireland at Croke Park.
Thu, 20 Nov, 2008
BUTCH JAMES insists Bath will learn from their last-gasp Heineken Cup defeat away to Toulouse yesterday.
Mon, 13 Oct, 2008
Maleili Kunavore and Thierry Dusautoir got the nod over Florian Fritz and Yannick Nyanga, repsectively, in the most contentious selection issues for Toulouse ahead of the Heineken Cup final against Munster on Saturday.
Fri, 23 May, 2008
Guy Noves has announced a 25-player squad from which the team to face Munster on Saturday at the Millennium Stadium will be selected on Friday.
Tue, 20 May, 2008
TOULOUSE are also struggling for momentum going into the Heineken Cup final. Guy Noves’ side lost 17-15 in the French Top 14 at Montpellier yesterday.
Mon, 12 May, 2008
Argentina's star fly-half Juan Martin Hernandez has shaken off injury concerns to be named in an unchanged Pumas side for Sunday's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2007
ARGENTINA captain Agustin Pichot returns for tomorrow’s World Cup clash with Namibia. Pichot was struggling with a hamstring injury, but will lead the Pumas in the Pool D match at Stade Velodrome in Marseille.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2007
Juan Martin Hernandez has been selected at fly-half for Argentina for their World Cup opener against hosts France in Paris on Friday.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2007
Argentina head coach Marcelo Loffreda has named a 22-man squad to face Italy next weekend at the Malvinas Argentinas Stadium in Mendoza.
Sun, 03 Jun, 2007
Tommy Bowe and Paul Steinmetz have proved their fitness for Ulster's Heineken Cup tie with Toulouse at Ravenhill on Sunday.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2006
IN-FORM France claim their three-match losing sequence against Argentina will have no bearing on the Test today between the two nations.
Sat, 20 Nov, 2004
Argentina named superstar scrum-half and captain Agustin Pichot to play in the crucial pool match against Ireland in Adelaide on Sunday, even though the Stade Francais star was unable to train at all on Friday.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2003