South Africa vs Argentina live stream: How to watch the Rugby League match online and on TV


South Africa host Argentina in their final Rugby League game with everything yet to play with the four teams capable of lifting the trophy. New Zealand lead the standings on points difference but South Africa are close behind with Argentina and Australia in pursuit.

Last week, the Springboks beat Argentina in their own backyard 36-20 and they will hope to achieve the same result at home. A concern for South Africa comes from their lack of an opener with Handre Pollard injured, Damian Willemse suffering a concussion and Elton Janjties out for mental health reasons.

“It would have been nice to pick Elton, but mental health is a big thing,” Nienaber said. “There would have been too much outside pressure on him and from a human point of view it would have been unfair to bring him back. Elton would have been under too much pressure, and with us the human side comes first.”

The situation sees South Africa turn to Frans Steyn, a player with experience but who hasn’t started a Test since 2008.

But who else is lining up for the teams? Here’s everything you need to know.

When is it?

The game will take place on Saturday, September 24 at 4:05 p.m. BST.

How can I watch?

The game will be available to watch on Sky Sports and their Sky Go app.

If you are not a Sky customer, you can enter a NOWTV day pass here to watch without subscription.

Team News

South Africa have made two changes since beating Argentina with Frans Steyn at flyhalf and Pieter-Steph du Toit at third row.

The Argentine men have changed two backlines in their squad, with coach Michael Cheika resisting massive changes despite losing at home to the Springboks last Saturday. Juan Imhoff comes on the wing in place of Lucio Cinti while Matias Moroni replaces Matias Orlando in the middle,

Confirmed lineups

South Africa: Willie le Roux; Canan Moodie, Jesse Kriel, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi; Frans Steyn, Jaden Hendrikse; Steven Kitshoff, Malcolm Marx, Frans Malherbe, Eben Etzebeth, Lood de Jager, Siya Kolisi (captain), Pieter-Steph du Toit, Jasper Wiese.

Argentina: Juan Cruz Mallia; Emiliano Boffelli, Matias Moroni, Jeronimo de la Fuente, Juan Imhoff; Santiago Carreras, Gonzalo Bertranou; Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Julian Montoya, Eduardo Bello; Matias Alemanno, Tomas Lavanini; Juan Martin González, Marcos Kremer, Pablo Matera.


South Africa – 1/20

Draw – 35/1

Argentina – 10/1


Everything is up in the air in the competition but the world champions should have the advantage over Micheal Chieka’s men, especially with the home advantage. South Africa 25-10 Argentina.


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