Pollard puts boot into the misfiring Pumas
The Rugby Paper|August 22, 2021
THE Rugby Championship may be in more Covid disarray but Siya Kolisi claimed a second quick victory over Argentina tasted sweet.
GARY FITZGERALD

Tries from wing Makazole Mapimpi and hooker Malcolm Marx ensured the Springboks made it two wins in a row at the start of a tournament which has been hit for six by New Zealand’s decision to cancel their home games with Australia and the world champions.

But captain Kolisi was only concerned about his side’s latest win which was fairly straightforward, and less than scintillating, over an Argentina outfit hell-bent on shooting themselves in the foot.

Handre Pollard kicked 19 points, and flanker Kolisi insisted: “It was hard work but I am happy. We shall have to see what happens with the rest of the Championship games but I’m only concerned with what we can influence.

“This wasn’t our best performance but it keeps the momentum going.”

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the magazine

MORE STORIES FROM THE RUGBY PAPERView All

Fitzpatrick Raises Key Question For Regions

Any Lancashire member vexed at seeing so little of their champion bowler on the domestic front will have some sympathy with those who subscribe to another superstar of similar vintage.

4 mins read
The Rugby Paper
August 29, 2021

The prince has his eyes on the prize as usual

Brendan Gallagher delves into some of rugby’s most enduring images, their story and why they are still so impactful

4 mins read
The Rugby Paper
August 29, 2021

Time for Exeter to ditch the warpaint

To misquote Aristotle, ‘human nature abhors a vaccuum’, and with no rugby at present, the hottest topic around seems to be the headdresses that some Exeter Chiefs supporters like to sport.

3 mins read
The Rugby Paper
August 29, 2021

Chick: Falcons aim to start fast and not fade

NEWCASTLE back rower Callum Chick says the Falcons will be flying when their Premiership campaign kicks off against champions Harlequins on September 19.

2 mins read
The Rugby Paper
August 29, 2021

Winning a breakdown was my greatest joy

THE FORMER BRUMBIES, BATH, LEICESTER AND EXETER FLANKER TURNED DEFENCE COACH

6 mins read
The Rugby Paper
August 29, 2021

Ladesma and Cheika are under pressure

Having lived in Europe for 14 years, I’m now back in Argentina and have been closely following the start of the 2021 Rugby Championship.

4 mins read
The Rugby Paper
August 29, 2021

Defibrillators are essential, every club should have one

I want to use my column this week to discuss an issue which is both incredibly important and also very close to my heart and that is the importance of every Welsh rugby club having a defibrillator.

5 mins read
The Rugby Paper
August 29, 2021

I'm delighted for Kolbe, he deserves all the riches

IT’s absolutely staggering to see the amounts of money involved in Cheslin Kolbe’s transfer from European champions Toulouse to Toulon. It’s mind-blowing, and also brilliant news for rugby that these sums of money are batted around in the sport. I couldn’t be happier for Cheslin or any other player to command that sort of contract.

4 mins read
The Rugby Paper
August 29, 2021

Titterrell swots up on the new boys

Adam Ellis talks to England U20s coach Andy Titterrell after his first year in the job

5 mins read
The Rugby Paper
August 29, 2021

Wolfpack sharpen claws for bear pit

JACKSON Wray claims the Wolfpack have sharpened their claws and are “hungrier than ever” to regain their seat as England’s top dogs.

2 mins read
The Rugby Paper
August 29, 2021
RELATED STORIES

Ahead of the Game

Sharks fullback Aphelele Fassi on how goal setting, unflinching ambition, and being humble will take you further.

3 mins read
Men's Health South Africa
May June 2022

Buenos Aires on Foot

Hit the highlights with online itineraries and the city’s free app.

2 mins read
Global Traveler
March 2022

Uncommon Dinosaurs

Southern Continents Reveal Uncommon Giants

10+ mins read
Rock&Gem Magazine
December 2020

THE MOST Surreal RIFE OF OUR LIVES

National Route 40 is not only the longest road in Argentina, but also the world. Parallel to the Andes, it crosses 11 provinces, connecting some of the most prominent places of natural beauty and cultural interest in the country. We’d planned to take our time and enjoy the seemingly endless points of interest in the southern part of RN40, but just before reaching the province of Mendoza, we realized that our visas would soon need renewing. The least complicated way to extend them was a “border run,” which meant a ride out of and back into the country from the nearest border crossing to obtain the passport stamps.

6 mins read
Adventure Motorcycle (ADVMoto)
September-October 2020

CAN WE TRAVELERS ADAPT IN THE TIME OF A PANDEMIC?

Being housebound in a small apartment in a random town during a pandemic with expired visas and a half-dead scooter in a country that until recently Wikipedia had under the category “Third World,” is not exactly the ideal situation. And it’s more than obvious that this part of our journey is not what we originally had in mind. However, this is how things are at the moment (April 2020) and no one knows how or when it’ll be over.

3 mins read
Adventure Motorcycle (ADVMoto)
July - August 2020

SUDAMÉRICA

NOTICIAS DESDE ARGENTINA: TERCER CONGRESO DE ADORACIÓN, ARGENTINA 2019

5 mins read
Mensajero Ala Blanca
Marzo/Abril de 2020

Escape To The Falkland Islands For The Ultimate Wildlife Adventure

Escape to the Falkland Islands for the ultimate wildlife adventure.

3 mins read
Global Traveler
January 2020

Which Fernández Will Rule Argentina?

The vice president wields huge influence over Congress and key cabinet members

4 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
December 16, 2019

Funny Money, Falso, Fouree, Fake!

Monetary theory in four scenes

6 mins read
The Good Life
December 2019

Southern Arizona Wineries

Move over Napa wine country, there’s a new kid on the block. Arizona has become nationally known for creating highly-acclaimed and award-winning wines and spirits produced in Southern Arizona. A day trip to Arizona wine country by car is a scenic one and a half hour drive from Tucson, reserved for free spirits who wish to visit all the wineries and distilleries at their leisure on “winery row.” There are over a dozen to explore, but below are four of our favorites.

1 min read
Where Tucson
Fall 2019 - Winter 2020