Argentina vs. South Africa: Live Stream, Preview for Rugby Championship 2016

By Rob Blanchette
at Internationaled.org

Published: August 26, 2016

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Argentina host South Africa in the 2016 Rugby Championship as the southern-hemisphere nations battle in the annual international competition at the Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena in Salta, Argentina, on Saturday.

The Pumas and Springboks are once again joined by powerhouse nations New Zealand and Australia in the four-team tournament.

South Africa kicked off their campaign by edging the South Americans in the opening game, winning a last-gasp 30-23 victory. However, the All Blacks will be favourites to scoop the trophy as they look to wrest the title back from Australia.

Here is how you can watch the match:

 

Date: Saturday, August 27

Time: 8:40 p.m. BST / 3:40 p.m. ET

Venue: Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta, Argentina

TV Info: Sky Sports 2 (UK)

Live Stream: Sky Go (UK)

 

Here is the remaining schedule for this year's tournament:



 

Preview 

As the Aussies prepare to take on their rugby neighbours on Saturday, Argentina will welcome two-time World Cup winners South Africa.

Both nations are in similar veins of form, with the Springboks victorious in four of their last six games, per Sky Sports.

The South Africans have the edge over their opponents in their previous two outings against each other.

The African team beat their counterparts in the first game of the tournament, prevailing 30-23 in an entertaining clash last weekend. They also defeated the Pumas in the 2015 Rugby World Cup in October, winning 24-13 at the Olympic Stadium, London, to claim third place.



Despite losing their last two matches, Argentina have claimed huge scalps in recent times, notably South Africa and France. The Pumas are deadly at home and the Boks will be fully aware of their qua...
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Rugby Union

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