Have your say: When will Argentina beat the All Blacks?

Argentina scores the first try against the All Blacks during the Pool C match at the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Photo / Brett Phibbs
Argentina scores the first try against the All Blacks during the Pool C match at the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Photo / Brett Phibbs

It's been 31 years without a victory over All Blacks, can Argentina finally break the drought?

Saturday will be the 23rd meeting between the two nations with the All Blacks winning 21 of the previous 22 clashes.

The closest Argentina have come to beating the All Blacks in the 31 years was a 21-all draw in 1986. Scott Robertson denied the Pumas a famous victory in 2001 with a late try, while Argentina got within six points in 2006 going down 25-19 in Buenos Aires.

Since arriving in the Rugby Championship in 2012, Argentina have certainly improved but still lose to the All Blacks by an average margin on 20 points. They have had success in the Rugby Championship however, having beaten South Africa twice and Australia once.

But they remain in the group alongside Ireland, Scotland, Samoa, Fiji and Italy as regular rugby nations yet to beat the All Blacks.

- NZ Herald

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