The Pumas are yet to avoid defeat in the competition so far having lost to both New Zealand and Australia, but the Springboks have enjoyed an impressive run, beating the Wallabies before earning a draw with the All Blacks.
Rassie Erasmus’s men top the standings heading into the final
weekend, and are within touching distance of putting an end to the
ten-year wait since they last won the tournament.
The Springboks have one hand on a piece of silverware as they head into the final fixture of the 2019 Rugby Championship. South Africa are sitting pretty at the top of the standings thanks to a bonus-point win against Australia on the opening weekend.
The Boks and New Zealand drew in the second round of fixtures, so this could go down to the wire.
Australia and New Zealand will square off in the early fixture on Saturday, which means the Boks will know exactly what they need to do to clinch the title.
Rassie Erasmus rattled the changes, mixing up the entire front row as the Boks go in search of a bonus-point win against Los Pumas.
The Wallabies lost their last match against Argentina in Queensland last season but have bounced back with a hard-fought win over the Pumas in Brisbane.
The 16-10 win was a gutsy performance as Australia bounced back to right the ship in their World Cup preparations.
Christian Lealiifano kicked 11 points off the boot with three penalty goals and a conversion to seal an incredible comeback.
The Aussie flyhalf has been out of the Wallabies side for the past three years, battling leukaemia before coming back into the fold.
The incredible comeback story was official when he slotted the opening points of the game through a penalty goal, ending three years since his last points in the green and gold.
The final week of The Rugby Championship has arrived, and South Africa can take out the overall title with a victory in Salta against the winless Argentina. This is The Roar’s guide to streaming the match online in Australia, or watching it on TV.
The Springboks, after taking a bonus point in their opening match against the Wallabies, and drawing with the All Blacks away from home a fortnight ago, can now step up to take the overall honours with a win in Argentina.