Greg Mumm: Australia v Argentina – Attack won’t be enough

By Greg Mumm Both Argentina and Australia have positioned themselves along with New Zealand as the best attacking teams in the Tournament. Argentina plays a complete attack, 15 men working as one making it very hard for any team to defend. Australia have some great attacking structures, attacking moves that bring their key players in to the moment in ways that leave defences well and truly behind the eight ball. With both teams capable of scoring at will, it will be defence that wins the game for either side, a boring cliché in finals footy, but a reality none the same. This doesn’t mean the game will be a dull affair, much the contrary. I believe we will see a free flowing game where both sides score multiple tries. For this exact reason it will be won on tries scored NOT penalties kicked, making defence critical. Where Argentina are strong Attack: They use the full width of the field, and have a fast catch pass game that can move the ball effectively and quickly. This stret
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