Rugby Championship - Wellington, 8 September 2012, 19:35 local, 07:35 GMT
New Zealand (6) 21 - 5 (5) Argentina (FT)

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Summary

Time Score  
8 3 - 0

PENALTY Cruden opens the scores with a penalty from straight in front.

12 3 - 5

TRY Roncero squeezes over from close range after Nonu spilled the ball in contact in midfield

24 6 - 5

PENALTY Cruden edges his side ahead once more from the kicking tee

51 9 - 5

PENALTY Cruden gives the All Blacks a little more breathing room with his third penalty

66 14 - 5

TRY Conrad Smith and Nonu combine to create the opening for Savea to score in the corner

71 19 - 5

TRY Set move from scrum and Jane is the beneficiary out wide.

73 21 - 5

CONVERSION Cruden nails the extras.

Timeline

Time New Zealand  Score  Argentina
0 start of first half start of first half
8 Cruden - penalty goal 3 - 0
12 3 - 5 Roncero - try
24 Cruden - penalty goal 6 - 5
40 end of first half end of first half
40 start of second half start of second half
41 Leonardi - sub on
Leguizamon - sub off
43 Messam - sub on
Vito - sub off
49 Hore - sub on
Mealamu - sub off
51 Cruden - penalty goal 9 - 5 Orlandi - sub on
Figallo - sub off
Roncero - sub off
Ayerza - sub on
58 Farias Cabello - yellow card
61 Weepu - sub on
AL Smith - sub off
64 Whitelock - sub on
Retallick - sub off
66 Savea - try 14 - 5
67 Gonzalez Amorosino - sub on
Rodriguez Gurruchage - sub off
71 Jane - try 19 - 5
73 Cruden - conversion 21 - 5
74 Franks - sub off
Faumuina - sub on
Senatore - sub on
Farias Cabello - sub off
75 Cruden - sub off
Barrett - sub on
76 CG Smith - sub off
BR Smith - sub on
77 Bosch - sub off
Landajo - sub on
80+1 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
0
81

Notes

 
Result New Zealand won by a margin of 16 points
Rugby Championship points New Zealand 4, Argentina 0
 
Ground name Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Attendance 29932
 
Referee R Poite (France)
 
New Zealand Test debuts CC Faumuina
Argentina Test debuts none

Teams

New Zealand Argentina
Tries Savea (66), Jane (71) Tries Roncero (12)
Cons Cruden (73) Cons none
Pens Cruden (8, 24, 51) Pens none

Match stats

New Zealand   Argentina
2 Tries 1
1 from 2 Conversion goals 0 from 1
3 from 5 Penalty goals 0 from 1
57.0% Kick at goal success 0.0%
0 Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
20 Kicks from hand 25
198 Passes 53
135 Runs 53
523 Metres run with ball 158
Attacking
66% (56%/76%) Possession (1H/2H) 34% (44%/24%)
67% (54%/78%) Territory (1H/2H) 33% (46%/22%)
8 Clean breaks 0
23 Defenders beaten 6
12 Offloads 2
101 from 106 (95.3%) Rucks won 34 from 39 (87.2%)
3 from 3 (100.0%) Mauls won 11 from 12 (91.7%)
21 Turnovers conceded 11
Defensive
65/6 Tackles made/missed 144/23
92.0% Tackling success rate 86.0%
Set pieces
5 won, 3 lost (62.5%) Scrums on own feed 7 won, 1 lost (87.5%)
16 won, 1 lost (94.1%) Lineouts on own throw 12 won, 8 lost (60.0%)
Discipline
12 Penalties conceded 15
0/0 Yellow/red cards 1/0

NZ stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Dagg 0/0 0 4/9/7 49 1 1 2 1 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Jane 1/0 5 0/3/8 38 1 4 0 2 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
C CG Smith 0/0 0 0/12/10 70 0 0 3 2 1/0 0/0 1 0/0
C Nonu 0/1 0 0/9/11 43 1 4 2 2 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Savea 1/0 5 0/8/12 67 2 3 1 1 3/1 0/0 1 0/0
FH Cruden 0/1 11 6/28/7 19 0 2 1 3 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
SH AL Smith 0/0 0 6/57/2 14 1 1 0 2 1/1 0/0 0 0/0
P Woodcock 0/0 0 0/2/4 2 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
H Mealamu 0/0 0 0/1/2 1 0 0 0 1 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Franks 0/0 0 0/0/6 4 0 0 0 0 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
L Romano 0/0 0 0/8/12 18 0 0 0 2 4/0 9/1 0 0/0
L Retallick 0/0 0 0/4/3 13 0 1 0 1 12/1 0/0 0 0/0
F Vito 0/0 0 0/2/7 40 1 1 0 1 2/1 0/0 1 0/0
F McCaw 0/0 0 0/6/15 35 1 4 1 1 9/1 0/0 2 0/0
N8 Read 0/0 0 0/13/10 52 0 0 2 2 4/0 7/1 1 0/0
(H) Hore 0/0 0 0/4/1 1 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
(P) Faumuina 0/0 0 0/2/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/1 0 0/0
(L) Whitelock 0/0 0 0/3/3 7 0 1 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(F) Messam 0/0 0 0/4/12 47 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 1 0/0
(SH) Weepu 0/0 0 3/23/3 3 0 1 0 0 1/0 0/0 1 0/0
(FH) Barrett 0/0 0 1/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) BR Smith 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

Arg stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Rodriguez Gurruchage 0/0 0 2/2/4 44 0 0 1 2 1/2 0/0 0 0/0
W Camacho 0/0 0 1/0/5 29 0 3 0 1 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Bosch 0/0 0 1/4/4 6 0 1 0 2 11/0 0/0 1 0/0
C Fernandez 0/0 0 1/1/2 9 0 0 0 1 8/1 0/0 0 0/0
W Agulla 0/0 0 1/1/0 0 0 0 0 1 4/1 0/0 0 0/0
FH Hernandez 0/0 0 8/9/3 9 0 0 0 2 15/4 0/0 0 0/0
SH Vergallo 0/0 0 9/18/4 9 0 0 0 1 2/1 0/0 1 0/0
P Roncero 1/0 5 0/1/2 3 0 0 0 0 10/1 0/0 1 0/0
H Guinazu 0/0 0 0/3/2 0 0 0 0 0 6/2 0/0 0 0/0
P Figallo 0/0 0 0/1/3 1 0 0 0 0 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
L Carizza 0/0 0 1/0/2 4 0 0 0 0 11/1 2/1 1 0/0
L Albacete 0/0 0 0/0/3 0 0 0 0 0 12/2 5/0 3 0/0
F Farias Cabello 0/0 0 0/2/2 1 0 0 0 0 15/0 0/0 3 1/0
F Leguizamon 0/0 0 0/1/3 10 0 0 0 0 7/0 0/0 2 0/0
N8 Fernandez Lobbe 0/0 0 1/9/9 15 0 0 1 0 15/1 5/0 0 0/0
(P) Ayerza 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 3/3 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Orlandi 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 5/1 0/0 0 0/0
(F) Senatore 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(F) Leonardi 0/0 0 0/1/5 18 0 2 0 1 8/0 0/0 1 0/0
(C) Landajo 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FB) Gonzalez Amorosino 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/2 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

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