Argentina were given a hard introduction to the culture of Tri–Nations rugby yesterday, when they lost to the world’s No. 1 team and World Cup favorite New Zealand All Blacks. It never hurts, of course, that the tournament is being held in New Zealand.
Though Los Pumas, who are set to be added to the Tri–Nations tournament in 2012, trailed in the final score, 33-10, they remained steadfast in their dogged game plan, and forced New Zealand to fight for it.
I covered the Rugby World Cup 2011 from Auckland, New Zealand for Bleacher Report. Read the full article here.