Luke Whitelock ruled out of All Blacks clash with Argentina, Ardie Savea to start at number eight

A spanner has been thrown into the works of the All Blacks' preparations to face Argentina in Buenos Aires this morning, with number eight Luke Whitelock ruled out with illness before kickoff.

Luke Whitelock Source: Photosport

Whitelock's absence sees Ardie Savea come into the unfamiliar role of number eight, while Jackson Hemopo moves onto the bench.

The All Blacks face Argentina in Buenos Aires later this morning.