Rugby Championship

Creevy: We need to improve

2017-08-30 13:58
Agustin Creevy (Gallo)

Cape Town - Argentina hooker and captain Agustin Creevy hopes his charges will improve dramatically before taking on the All Blacks in their Rugby Championship clash in New Plymouth next week. 

Argentina suffered back-to-back defeats to the Springboks and will also have to face an improving Wallaby side on their tour which commences when they leave Buenos Aires on Friday. 

"We face a team of All Blacks who are in good form and everyone knows what they are as a team. The second game is with Australia in Canberra and they just lifted their form to play a tremendous game against the best in the world," Creevy told the Argentine Rugby Union's website. 

"At the same time we face this tour with great anticipation. We are trying to change a little and to put the last two games, which did not go well in terms of results, behind us. 

"We need to improve our field play, our breakdown and our discipline," he said. 

29 players will go on tour. Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro makes the cut having completed concussion protocols. Rodrigo Baez and Manuel Montero also return.

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