Argentina made a winning start on the road to Qatar 2022 thanks to Lionel Messi on Thursday.
The meeting between New Zealand and Australia will open the Rugby Championship on October 31, rather than closing it on December 12.
Lionel Scaloni discussed Lionel Messi ahead of Thursday's World Cup qualifying fixture against Ecuador.
Rodrigo De Paul was unequivocal in his praise for Lionel Messi as Argentina captain, adamant his mere presence gets the best out of others.
Mario Ledesma hopes Michael Cheika's experience can help Argentina prosper in this year's Rugby Championship.
New Zealand Rugby is not happy with the Rugby Championship schedule, but Rugby Australia is confident the event will be a success.
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Argentina are set to face Ecuador (October 8) and Bolivia (October 13) in World Cup qualifying.
SANZAAR chief Andy Marinos said New Zealand is close to getting the go-ahead to host the Rugby Championship this year.
Xavi spoke about his certainty Lionel Messi will play at the 2022 World Cup and discussed his own Barcelona ambitions.