Rugby – World Cup: New Zealand crushes Argentina and reaches the final –

Rugby – World Cup: New Zealand crushes Argentina and reaches the final –

New Zealand easily beat Argentina 44-6 in the World Cup semi-final and qualified for the fifth final in its history. The All Blacks will try to win a fourth world title against England or South Africa, who face each other in the second semi-final on Saturday (live on RTS 2 from 8:50pm) at the Stade de France.

With 7 attempts scored, New Zealand defeated the Pumas in a quick semi-final devoid of any suspense, despite the good start of the South American team. Ciel et Blanc opened the scoring with a penalty kick by Emiliano Bovelli, rewarding an ambitious start. But the New Zealanders quickly took control of the match and led by 14 points before the break (20-6).

Faster and stronger, the three-time world champion (1987, 2011 and 2015) dominated the South American national team in all areas of the game, such as the three attempts of winger Will Jordan (11, 62, 73), taking his total to 8 goals in this tournament, equaling the number The record for his compatriots Jonah Lomu and Julian Savea and South African Brian Habana.

Third grader Shannon Frizell (two tries) and her teammates then managed to make their progress through the second term, despite a yellow card received by second grader Scott Barrett (67). Coach Ian Foster even had the luxury of bringing several executives out before the hour mark in preparation for the final.


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