9 Sep 2016

Lesson learnt says All Blacks hooker

6:59 am on 9 September 2016

The All Blacks hooker Dane Coles admits he got a little carried away in the last test against Australia but says he's learnt his lesson.

The All Blacks are anticipating a physical rather than niggly match when they play Argentina in Hamilton on Saturday night.

Against the Wallabies two weeks ago the match became a niggly affair as Australia took a disruptive approach to the match.

All Black and Hurricanes hooker Dane Coles.

Dane Coles on the burst against the Wallabies. Photo: Photosport

Coles was often to the fore but realises there is a more important job at hand.

"I probably learnt a few lessons out of that game. I got a little bit fired up to be honest and probably carried on a little bit too much.

"I play at the edge...but I always go out there to play footy and I will nail my role (this week)."

The All Blacks have won their opening two matches of the Rugby Championship, while the Pumas have a win and a loss against South Africa.

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