3 Oct 2011

Argies say All Blacks still tough without Carter

1:43 pm on 3 October 2011

The Argentina rugby captain Felipe Contepomi says the departurte of Dan Carter won't change their preparations for the All Blacks in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final in Auckland on Sunday.

Carter is out of the rest of the tournament because of injury, with the All Blacks saying Colin Slade is now their number one first five.

Argentina confirmed their spot in the play-offs on Sunday with a sluggish come from behind 25-7 victory over Georgia.

Contepomi says they won't be doing any special research on Slade or Piri Weepu, instead they'll be analysing the team rather than individuals.