The Argentina national team, sometimes referred to as the Pumas, are considered a tier one nation by the IRB. They recently joined The Rugby Championship, the annual southern hemisphere competition formerly known as the Tri-Nations.
South Africa enjoyed a winning start to their Rugby Championship campaign as they eased past tournament newcomers Argentina 27-6 at Newlands.
Argentina were courageous but were ultimately unable to keep up with the pace of the Springboks in Cape Town on Saturday.
Argentina can expect a baptism of fire when they face South Africa at Newlands in the new-look Rugby Championship on Saturday.
Heyneke Meyer has played down the impact Graham Henry's presence with Argentina will have had on the Pumas' style of play.
France gained revenge for last weekend's narrow defeat against Argentina with a 49-10 thrashing of the Pumas in Tucuman.
Felipe Contepomi is expected to say farewell to Test rugby when Argentina attempt to complete a series victory over France on Saturday.
Manuel Montero touched down three minutes from the end as Argentina came from behind to beat France 23-20 in the first Test in Cordoba.
Argentina head coach Santiago Phelan insists the Pumas will be underdogs against France on Saturday.
Argentina coach Santiago Phelan made six changes to his team to play France in Cordoba on Saturday, from the side that beat Italy 37-12 last weekend.
Felipe Contepomi scored a try and kicked 17 points as Argentina came from behind to beat Italy 37-22 in their one-off Test in San Juan.
Graham Henry believes Argentina should be excited - not fearful - ahead of their Rugby Championship debut.
Argentina, who will formally join the SANZAR club in August, will bring a new passion to the Southern Hemisphere's showcase event - now named the Rugby Championship.
The "little fella" from New Zealand - that's how former All Blacks coach Graham Henry described himself - has told Argentina what to expect against the three Southern Hemisphere powers this year.
Former Springbok coach Jake White believes that the timing is perfect for Argentina to come into a SANZAR competition as New Zealand are still suffering from their World Cup hangover.
Italy coach Jacques Brunel on Monday named seven new caps in a 30-strong squad for a tour that comprises Test matches against Argentina, Canada and the United States.
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