Stuart Hogg's condition is worrying rugby fans in Scotland. Yet the strong player of 1992, who came out in the match against Gloucester with a leg problem, is on the road to recovery. Rob Baxter, Chiefs Director of Rugby csaid: "In reality the injury does not seem to be serious, there is a bit of swelling that prevents doctors from fully assessing the extent of the problem, but we hope to be able to recover player at the latest for the next continental window and to present him to Scotland in full efficiency for international commitments."
After finishing fourth in the Autumn Nations Cup, Scotland have already set their sights on their debut in the next Six Nations: on 6 February against England in Twickenahm. A match not to be missed against the reigning champions of the tournament.
All-Blacks won the Rugby Championships!
In Sydney, on the last day of the tournament, Argentina and Australia drowerd: New Zealand champion. Australia and Argentina drew 16-16. A result which officially hands over the title to the All Blacks, who finished at 11 points: Argentina and Australia close together at 8.
Argentinian Mario Ledesma, after the first victory over the All Blacks, got criticisms at home for not having adequately honored Diego Maradona's death, and then he faced the old racist tweets of Pablo Matera, Guido Petti and Santiago Socino, initially suspended, complete with revocation of the rank of captain at the first, only to reach a hasty rehabilitation in 48 hours.
Australia dominates and in a quarter of an hour collects 93 percent of possession and territory, forces the Pumas to 5 infractions, finally takes advantage of James O'Connor's return to the opening to move the backs better, but for several small errors fails to take home points.
And at 15 'comes the yellow card for the second line Marcos Kremer, who in an attempt to clean the ruck hits O'Connor with a shoulder to the neck. Domingo Miott, at 30 'puts in a place and carries on his team. At 34 'from a possession on a touchline launched in their own 22 meters, Argentina first advances up to 10 meters with the maul, then with Felipe Ezcurra they break the break in the opposing half of the field, with the half offering then the run in goal a Bautista Delguy.
On the last possession beyond the siren the Wallabies look for the big target, but are rejected by the Argentine trench on the goal line, so on the offside they choose to place with Hodge for 6-13. At 60 'difficult decision of the referee and Tmo, who sanctioned the Australian second line Lukhan Salakaia-Loto with the red card for a high, violent and dangerous tackle, on Santiago Grondona, with Miotti, definitively taking over from Sanchez, who slips the consequent placing for 16-9.
At 66 'the situation is rebalanced for the yellow at the second line Lucas Paulos, who crushes an Australian maul two meters from the goal and so a minute later the Argentines can do nothing on the new maul finalized by Hooper, with Hodge transforming for the 16-16.
And in the 79th minute on an Australian throw from touch, an Argentine infraction and recently placed inside the half court, from an angled position for Hodge, who however sent wide.