Ireland are back after a sensational victory over New Zealand with Argentina the next challenge in Dublin.
The All Blacks were stunned by Andy Farrell’s men, who delivered an unprecedented performance to knock down their illustrious 29-20 opponents at Aviva Stadium.
Now the Pumas hope to use any descent from this epic peak in another intriguing battle.
Ireland are hoping to make it a famous hat-trick here after beating Japan ahead of their iconic victory last week and strengthened their ranks with scrum half Conor Murray and center Robbie Henshaw.
âWe must have turned the page pretty quickly, enjoying those post-game moments, but we’re ready mentally and physically for the challenges this week,â said Garry Ringrose. âIt’s good from a belief standpoint, but it’s more than that – it’s how hard we prepare and how much we can improve, that’s important. lucky to be involved in 2018 when we beat New Zealand and then I made it to the quarterfinals in Japan and what happened there. I’m not going to dwell on just one result I will stick to the process.
Here’s all you need to know.
When is Ireland vs Argentina?
The match will be played on Sunday November 21 and will start at 2:15 p.m. The Aviva Stadium will host the game with the Irish crowd likely to create another sensational atmosphere after last week’s heroism against the All Blacks.
How can I watch it?
Channel 4 will have all the action for UK fans with coverage starting at 1:45 p.m., while Irish viewers can tune into RTE 2 with their live coverage from 1:30 p.m. including a live broadcast via the RTE player .
Scrum-half Conor Murray replaces injured Jamison Gibson-Park (ankle) and will partner up with Munster teammate Joey Carbery, who replaces captain Johnny Sexton, who is absent with a knee injury.
The Robbie Henshaw center, ubiquitous for Lions in South Africa, is back in place of Bundee Aki.
While Ulster winger Robert Baloucoune won a second selection on the right wing while Andrew Conway retired.
Argentina, meanwhile, drafted free striker Santiago Grondona for his first start in almost a year, with young winger Lucio Cinti and lockdown Guido Petti returning after a knee injury also included in three changes. brought by Mario Ledesma.
With Grondona back, Marcos Kremer will go from lock to flank and Pablo Matera will play number eight.
In the only change to the back line that has swept Italy, Cinti replaces Santiago Cordero, whose younger brother Facundo is on the bench for the first time and in line for his first selection.
Team: 15-Hugo Keenan, 14-Robert Baloucoune, 13-Garry Ringrose, 12-Robbie Henshaw, 11-James Lowe, 10-Joey Carbery, 9-Conor Murray, 8-Jack Conan, 7-Josh van der Flier, 6 -Caelan Doris, 5-James Ryan (captain), 4-Iain Henderson, 3-Tadhg Furlong, 2-Ronan Kelleher, 1-Andrew Porter
Replacements: 16-Dan Sheehan, 17-Cian Healy, 18-Tom O’Toole, 19-Tadhg Beirne, 20-Peter O’Mahony, 21-Craig Casey, 22-Harry Byrne, 23-Keith Earls (Report by Padraic Halpin ; Editing by Kevin Liffey and Toby Davis)
Team: 15-Emiliano Boffelli, 14-Mateo Carreras, 13-Matias Moroni, 12-Jeronimo De La Fuente, 11- Lucio Cinti, 10-Santiago Carreras, 9-Tomas Cubelli, 8-Pablo Matera, 7-Marcos Kremer, 6 -Santiago Grondona, 5-Tomas Lavanini, 4-Guido Petti, 3-Francisco Gomez Kodela, 2-Julian Montoya (capt.), 1-Thomas Gallo
Replacements: 16-Facundo Bosch, 17-Ignacio Calles, 18-Eduardo Bello, 19-Lucas Paulos, 20-Facundo Isa, 21-Gonzalo Bertranou, 22-Nicolas Sanchez, 23-Facundo Cordero.
After the brilliant rugby show last week, how can you support the Irish? Farrell’s men roll here and take out Argentina in yet another statement to the rugby world.