Pool B latest – Lawes gets slap on wrist

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Lawes gets slap on wrist – England lock Courtney Lawes has received a two-week ban for kneeing Argentina hooker Mario Ledesma in the head during his side’s 13-9 win last Saturday.

He will therefore be available for England’s Pool B match against Scotland in Auckland on 1 October.

Fernandez slots in at 10 – Pumas coach Santiago Phelan has picked Santiago Fernández at flyhalf as Felipe Contepomi is unavailable due to injury. Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe will lead the side.

Argentina – 15 Lucas González Amorosino, 14 Gonzalo Camacho, 13 Marcelo Bosch, 12 Martín Rodríguez, 11 Horacio Agulla, 10 Santiago Fernández, 9 Nicolás Vergallo, 8 Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe (c), 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamón, 6 Julio Farías Cabello, 5 Patricio Albacete, 4 Manuel Carizza, 3 Juan Figallo, 2 Mario Ledesma, 1 Rodrigo Roncero.
Subs: 16. Agustín Creevy, 17. Martín Scelzo, 18. Mariano Galarza, 19. Alejandro Campos, 20. Alfredo Lalanne, 21. Nicolás Sánchez, 22. Juan José Imhoff.