We go again, says delighted Argentina coach Cheika
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We go again, says delighted Argentina coach Cheika

delighted Argentina coach

After his team’s historic victory over the All Blacks in New Zealand on Saturday, Michael Cheika was visibly overjoyed, but he also emphasized the need for them to be prepared for the same opponents in Hamilton the following week.

After three games, the Pumas are in first place in the Rugby Championship after to their 25-18 victory at Christchurch Stadium, and the former Wallabies coach didn’t apologize for his wild celebrations. the entire story.

He said, “I want those youngsters from Argentina to understand it is historic for them.

It’s a first for me as well because I’ve never won a test match in New Zealand.

“The focus right now for us is on preparing for the upcoming week in order to build the team, especially in preparation for the World Cup.

The speaker continued, “Because they’re going to come back with all of their weaponry, and we’ve got to figure out how to deal with it and give something back.”

Cheika, who has now led the Pumas to four victories from six games in his debut season in charge, claimed he was open with his team before each game and during halftime.

They are men who may not have a lot of self-confidence and who haven’t won many Rugby Championship games, he remarked.

To help people believe in themselves, you must use both technical and emotional approaches.

“We knew we had to bring intensity, we knew they had some pressure on them so we had to try and build on it, and then we just had to take it from there and see where the game falls,” said the team.

“We knew we had to bring intensity, we knew they had some pressure on them so we had to try and build on it, and then we just had to take it from there and see where the game falls,” said the team.

Similar to their historic victory over the All Blacks in Sydney two years prior, when Cheika was a team consultant, Saturday’s triumph was the result of an outstanding defensive effort.

Cheika praised Dave Kidwell, the team’s new defensive coordinator, for his contributions.

The city of Christchurch features a mural honoring Kidwell’s time spent there as a player and coach for the New Zealand rugby league side.

It was fantastic; the boys had been constructing week after week, and here was just the fruit of their labor, according to Kidwell.

“It all comes down to making connections in the line, moving as a unit, and making sure we’re tackling properly. It’s fairly easy.”

As a “Maori lad at heart,” Kidwell acknowledged experiencing some conflicting emotions; nevertheless, Pablo Matera of Argentina, who played the final Super Rugby season with the Canterbury Crusaders in Christchurch, had no such issues.

The motivational number eight said, “It’s like a dream come true.

“It’s really special that we were able to defeat the All Blacks for the first time in our history on New Zealand soil, and it’s even more meaningful that we did it in Christchurch, a city I adore and consider to be home.”

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