Pumas consult psychologists to improve mental toughness

LONDON (AP) The Pumas have met with psychologists to repair their mental toughness ahead of their European rugby tour opener against England at Twickenham on Saturday.

Argentina has this year won only one match – at home to Georgia – and lost all six in the Rugby Championship. The Pumas failed to win a competition point for the first time since 2012 when they joined the championship. They were also beaten twice by an under-strength England in June on home soil.Article continues below ... Yet, Argentina has led in several of those matches, including at halftime in New Zealand and in the first test against England. They lost that first test to a last-minute ...