The Rugby Championship kicks off this weekend with Australia hosting the 2016 Champions New Zealand in Sydney, while, Daniel Hourcade prepares the Pumas for their sixth campaign in the Southern Hemisphere championship as they travel to Port Elizabeth to face a resurgent Springbok outfit under Allister Coetzee.
The All Blacks will be hurting after the drawn Test series with the British & Irish Lions and will look to hit the ground running against the Wallabies on Saturday.
New Zealand easily dispatched their opposition in last year's tournament, winning all six matches with try-scoring bonus points and rounding off their campaign with crusing defeats to Australia (42-8) and South Africa (57-15).
Michael Cheika has the uneviable task of halting the All Black juggernaut this weekend, but is quietly confident of taking possession of the Bledisloe Cup for the first time since 2003.
We take a look back at this magical solo effort from Radike Samo in the final 2011 Tri-Nations and Bledisloe Cup match against the All Blacks in Brisbane.