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In 2007, the Pumas had their best time ever at the World Cup, as Augustine Pichot led, they twice disposed of France, the employer of so many Argentinians.
The seventh Rugby World Cup was officially declared open at Eden Park Stadium in Auckland on Friday.
With the World Cup team news coming thick and fast, we will continue with grouping our team announcements - along with our regular team announcement stories - to ensure that nothing slips through the net during RWC 2011.
The Wallabies are wary of an Italian ambush in their World Cup opener at North Harbour on Sunday and they are flagging an almighty forwards struggle with the Azzurri as they chase a record third Webb Ellis Cup.
Fiji hope an explosive World Cup start against ultra-minnows Namibia will help banish a troubled build-up and propel them towards a second successive quarterfinal.
Welsh loose forward Ryan Jones' run of bad luck at World Cups may be about to continue because of a calf injury which has put his future at the tournament in doubt.
The fact that South Africa selected a full front row in their list of replacements should be seen as a sign of respect towards Wales' forward pack, according to Springbok tighthead prop Jannie du Plessis.
Brian O'Driscoll will become the first Ireland player to take part in four World Cups after being named on Friday as captain of the team to take on the United States in New Plymouth on Sunday.
Italy coach Nick Mallett has largely kept faith with the team that upset France in the Six Nations, making only two changes to the starting line-up to play Australia in the opening Pool C match.
Wales have made three changes to the team that beat England last month for the clash with defending champions South Africa in the opening World Cup Pool D match in Wellington on Sunday.
Scotland will be out to gain some valuable early momentum when they take on minnows Romania in the opening Pool B encounter at Rugby Park in New Zealand's southernmost city of Invercargill on Saturday.
Young Wales wing George North has enjoyed a sensational first year of international rugby since scoring a brace of tries on his debut against South Africa 10 months ago.
New Zealand media reports that police have seized tens of thousands of dollars worth of Rugby World Cup tickets they say were fraudulently obtained, and have deported at least one person.
It is only Round Two of the 2011/12 Premiership season, but there will be plenty of drama as last season's front-runners look to bounce back from their poor starts.
Top rugby school in the Western Cape. Ranked second in the FNB Top 20. Winners of Die Burger Big School's competition. It probably is fair to say that Paarl Boys High had an excellent season.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
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Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
The New Zealand All Blacks training jersey for 2013/14. Get in the Gear!
The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.