Rugby World Cup , Pool 3 - Wellington, 1 June 1987, 15:00 local, 03:00 GMT
New Zealand (19) 46 - 15 (9) Argentina (FT)

Teams

New Zealand Argentina
Tries Brooke, Crowley, Earl, Kirk, Stanley, AJ Whetton Tries J Lanza
Cons Fox 2 Cons Porta
Pens Fox 6 Pens Porta 3

Notes

 
Result New Zealand won by a margin of 31 points
Rugby World Cup points New Zealand 3, Argentina 1
 
Ground name Athletic Park, Wellington
Attendance 30000
 
Referee RC Quittenton (England)
 
New Zealand Test debuts MZV Brooke, BJ McCahill
Argentina Test debuts GP Angaut
 
Points scoring rules try 4, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 3