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Announcing her retirement, Australian cycling great Anna Meares has revealed she needed six cortisone injections through her spine to compete at the Rio Olympics. Raiders Youth Jerseys .The 33-year-old Meares said on Sunday she had decided to end her stellar career, highlighted by two gold medals from four Olympic campaigns and 11 world championship titles.Obviously a lot of people will be wondering where I am going to post-Rio. With some time in reflection I have decided that I am actually going to retire, Meares told the Nine Network.The reason I took some time to myself after Rio ... I wanted to remove myself from that environment and get over some of the emotions attached with the Olympic Games.Meares admitted there had been a temptation to go on and finish her career on home soil at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games but the wear and tear of a punishing sport had taken its toll.Having looked back and seen all the things that I have achieved and assessed some of the injuries that I have had to manage going into Rio, Meares said.Most people were unaware just to get to Rio I had six cortisone injections through my spine.Her decision comes after she won bronze in the keirin at the Rio Games, her sixth Olympic medal making her the most decorated Australian cyclist in Games history.Having had to change tack for six months leading into it and to achieve the things I have, I feel satisfied and happy to step aside from the sport and try something new and different, she said. 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The All Blacks were superb in two big wins over Australia in Sydney and Wellington, but must now reset for a different type of challenge against a Pumas outfit that split twin Tests against the Springboks. That test comes in the form of a solid set-piece and driving maul, and a backline that offers far more of an attacking threat than it did during the South Americans first couple of seasons in the Rugby Championship.Last years encounter in New Zealand saw the All Blacks cruise to a healthy halftime lead before Pumas skipper Agustin Creevy scored a double - both tries coming from a lineout drive - to add some respectability to the scoreline. But the Pumas then put up an almighty effort in a World Cup classic at Wembley in which they bullied the All Blacks for 55 minutes, but were left to rue what might have been as the class of Aaron Smith and others shone through in the final quarter.Team newsNew ZealandThe All Blacks have paid the Pumas the ultimate respect in making just one change to the side that defeated the Wallabies 29-9 in Wellington a fortnight ago. That new face comes in the backline with Ryan Crotty returning to inside centre after he was forced off at halftime in Sydney through concussion. Crottys inclusion sees Anton Lienert-Brown drop back to the bench after a fine debut in Wellington.Ben Smith, Israel Dagg, Malakai Fekitoa, Ryan Crotty, Julian Savea, Beauden Barrett, Aaron Smith, Kieran Read (captain), Sam Cane, Jerome Kaino, Sam Whitelock, Brodie Retallick, Owen Franks, Dane Coles, Joe Moody. Replacements: Codie Taylor, Wyatt Crockett, Charlie Faumuina, Luke Romano, Ardie Savea, TJ Perenara, Aaron Cruden, Anton Lienert-BrownArgentinaArgentina have made four changes, with flanker Juan Manuel Leguizamon and lock Tomas Lavanini omitted from the pack and Matthias Moroni replacing injured winger Manuel Montero. The latter switch sees Santiago Cordero move from the right wing to the left. Guido Petti and Javier Ortega Desio replace Lavanini and Leguizamon respectively, having each impressed off the bench when the Pumas beat the Springboks on home soil for the first time.Joaquin Tuculet, Matthias Moroni, Matias Orlando, Juan Martin Hernandez, Santiago Cordero, Nicolas Sanchez, Martin Landajo, Facundo Isa, Javier Ortega Desio, Pablo Matera, Matias Alemanno, Guido Petti, Ramiro Herrera, Agustin Creevy (captain), Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro. Replacements: Julian Montoya, Lucas Noguera, Enrique Pieretto, Marcos Kremer, Leonardo Senatore, Tomas Cubelli, Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, Ramiro Moyano.Key match-up: Dane Coles vs. Agustin CreevyDane Coles cut a painful figure at the conclusion of the Super Rugby season. The Hurricanes skipper wass inspirational in leading his side to its maiden title, but a nasty rib injury certainly made life difficult in both the semifinal and final. Raiders Womens Jerseys. He was then originally left out of the team for Bledisloe I, but an injury to Nathan Harris on match eve saw him first added to the bench before Codie Taylor was forced off in just the second minute. Still, Coles played the house down and he will need to be at his very best again this week against Creevy.If you were picking a World XV, Creevy would surely cover hooker from the bench behind Coles. The Pumas skipper is the rock of Argentinas set-piece, marshals the lineout drive, and offers plenty in the loose - albeit it at a little less pace. If the Pumas do trouble the All Blacks, you can almost guarantee Creevy will be at the heart of it. Hes always a good one to watch at anthem time, too.Key statsThe All Blacks have not lost at home since September 2009 (vs. South Africa) winning 42 games in a row since.The All Blacks are unbeaten in their 22 encounters with Argentina, winning 21 and drawing just once in the second ever meeting between the sides in 1985.Beauden Barrett has been directly involved in more tries than any other player (4 - 1 try, 3 assists) in the competition so far, and has also gained the most metres (157), beaten the most defenders (12) and made the joint-most clean breaks (5).WeatherHamilton is expecting a fine spring day with a top of 15C on Saturday. The temperature will have dropped to around 10 degrees at the 7.35pm (NZT) kick-off.UBET verdict: New Zealand $1.04, Argentina $11The prices on this match reflect that most expect an easy win for the All Blacks. The interest on the match is the likely winning margin, and opinions are divided either side of the UBET line of 24.5 points start. The Pumas were beaten in South Africa only narrowly before beating the Springboks at home in Salta, but they havent won in 12 starts in NZ and their best result at home or away has been a draw with the All Blacks. New Zealand won 26-16 during the World Cup last year, having won the Rugby Championship match in Christchurch last year 39-18, so the Pumas may be able to get within that big line.PredictionArgentina troubled New Zealand more than any other nation at last years World Cup, but it is hard to see them matching that performance in Hamilton this weekend. The All Blacks have too many class players at the top of their game, with fly-half Beauden Barrett the clear standout. The South Americans will offer plenty of resistance at set-piece and will have some moments in attack, but they lack the 80-minute performance to really trouble the world champions.New Zealand by 15. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '