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The Wallabies will be looking to back up their strong start to the Rugby Championship as they face Argentina in San Juan.

Dave Rennie’s men overcame the late loss of Michael Hooper and a season-ending injury to Quade Cooper to take the 41-26 victory.

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They face an Argentina side eager to bounce back after a disappointing second-half performance, out to recapture the form that saw them defeat Scotland in the July series.

It marks the first time Cheika will come up against his old side since his departure in 2019.

The round will open with the Springboks hosting the All Blacks in Johannesburg, with Ian Foster under serious pressure after last week’s defeat.

Here is everything that you need to know about Wallabies v Argentina

The Wallabies will next play Argentina in San Juan on August 14

It will be the second round of the Rugby Championship, with the Wallabies taking the opening game 41-26 in Mendoza.

Dave Rennie’s men will then face South Africa in Adelaide and Sydney before taking on the All Blacks in Melbourne and Auckland

The Wallabies v Argentina series will be shown only on Stan Sport.

The second test will be ad-free, live and on demand, with extended coverage on Stan Sport from 4:45 am AEST.

This will also be the case for the second Test, with the games against South Africa and the All Blacks simulcast on the Nine Network.

The Wallabies’ game against Argentina is not on free-to-air TV as they are not covered under anti-siphoning laws, with only home games and the Bledisloe covered by the Nine Network.

South Africa’s blockbuster match against the All Blacks will be shown on Stan Sport.

The second test will be ad-free, live and on demand, with extended coverage on Stan Sport from 12:55 am.

New Zealand: Sky Sports

South Africa/Africa and adjacent islands: SuperSport

Argentina/South America/North America: ESPN


Canada: TSN

Ireland and UK (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man): Sky UK

France/Andorra/Monaco/Luxembourg: Canal+

Japan: Wowow

Pacific: Digicel

Italy, Vatican City, San Marino and Canton Ticino, Switzerland: Sky Italia


Asia-Pacific, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Federated States of Micronesia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Marianas, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Nepal,Northern Marianas, North Korea, Pakistan, Palau, Philippines, Singapore,South Korea, Tajikistan, Taiwan (Republic of China), Thailand, Timor-Leste,Vietnam: Premier Sports

Africa and adjacent islands:SuperSport

List of nations under


Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, China, India and Sri Lanka


Portugal, Spain, Andorra, Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey and Ukraine

*All times AEST


Sunday 7 August

South Africa 26 def New Zealand 10, Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit, 1.05 am

Argentina 26 def Australia 41, Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza, 5.10 am


Sunday 14 August

South Africa v New Zealand, Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg, 1.05 am

Argentina v Australia, Bicentenario Stadium, San Juan, 5.10 am


Saturday 27 August

Australia v South Africa, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, 3.30 pm

New Zealand v Argentina, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch, 5.45 pm 


Saturday 3 September

New Zealand v Argentina, FMG Stadium Waikato, 5.05 pm

Australia v South Africa, Allianz Stadium, Sydney, 7.35 pm


Thursday 15 September

Australia v New Zealand, Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, 7.45 pm

Sunday 18 September

Argentina v South Africa, Estadio Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires, 5.10 am


Saturday 24 September

New Zealand v Australia, Eden Park, Auckland, 7.05 pm

Sunday 25 September

South Africa v Argentina, Hollywoodbets Kings Park, Durban, 1.05 am

The second Test between the Wallabies and Argentina will kick off at 5:10 am AEST at the Estadio Bicentenario on Sunday August 14

Coverage will be ad-free from 4:45 am AEST and continue throughout the game on Stan Sport.

There are still a number of tickets available for the Rugby Championship’s matches slated to be hosted in Australia.

The Wallabies will head to Adelaide for the first time since 2004 as they face South Africa at the Adelaide Oval on August 27

This will be followed by a historic match at the Sydney Football Stadium, the first International fixture at the new venue on September 3

The Australian leg of the tournament will conclude with a rare mid-weel Test as the Wallabies and All Blacks travel to Melbourne on September 15

ARGENTINA (15-1): Juan Cruz Mallia; Emiliano Boffelli, Matias Moroni, Jeronimo De La Fuente,
Juan Imhoff; Santiago Carreras, Gonzalo Bertranou; Pablo Matera, Marcos Kremer, Juan Martin Gonzalez; Tomas Lavanini, Matias Alemanno; Francisco Gomez Kodela, Julian Montoya (capt), Thomas Gallo

Replacements: Agustin Creevy, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Joel Sclavi, Facundo Isa, Rodrigo Bruni, Tomas Cubelli, Tomas Albornoz, Lucio Cinti

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WALLABIES (15-1): Tom Wright; Jordan Petaia, Len Ikitau, Lalakai Foketi, Marika Koroibete; James O’Connor, Nic White; Rob Valetini, Fraser McReight; Jed Holloway, Darcy Swain, Rory Arnold; Taniela Tupou, Folau Fainga’a, James Slipper (capt)

Replacements: Lachlan Lonergan, Matt Gibbon, Pone Fa’amausili, Nick Frost, Pete Samu, Tate McDermott, Irae Simone, Reece Hodge

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SOUTH AFRICA (15-1): Damian Willemse, Jesse Kriel, Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi, Handre Pollard, Jaden Hendrikse, Duane Vermeulen, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Siya Kolisi (capt), Lood de Jager, Eben Etzebeth, Frans Malherbe, Joseph Dweba, Ox Nche. 

Replacements: Malcolm Marx, Steven Kitshoff, Vincent Koch, Franco Mostert, Jasper Wiese, Kwagga Smith, Hershel Jantjies, Willie le Roux.

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NEW ZEALAND (15-1): Jordie Barrett; Will Jordan, Rieko Ioane, David Havili, Caleb Clarke;
Richie Mo’unga, Aaron Smith; Ardie Savea, Sam Cane (capt), Shannon Frizell; Scott Barrett, Sam Whitelock; Tyrel Lomax, Samson Taukei’aho, Ethan de Groot

Replacements: Codie Taylor, George Bower, Fletcher Newell, Tupou Vaa’i, Akira Ioane, Finlay Christie, Beauden Barrett, Quinn Tupaea

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