Tag: Argentina

Argentina name Rugby World Cup Squad

By: SA Rugby

TweetThe Pumas managed to lose 26-12 to South Africa in what was a trial for some of the players. In this squad there are twelve players under the age of 23 for the Pumas, who if they struggle at this World Cup, could be a bigger threat come 2019. Average age / caps in 2007…

Castle Rugby Championship Preview

Castle Lager RC - SA v NZ

Tweet   By: Jacques Nortier       In a World Cup year every tournament is important but no more so than tournaments that involve the players that will attempt to bring the Webb Ellis Trophy back to their fans. The start of the Castle Rugby Championship will start the preparations for the three power…

Three making debuts for Argentina against All Blacks


TweetArgentina’s team to face New Zealand in Christchurch on Friday features three players making their Rugby Championship debuts. Coach Daniel Hourcade has named number eight Facundo Isa, lock Guido Petti and wing Santiago Cordero in his starting XV for the competition opener. 21-year-old Isa and 20-year-old Petti both made their Test debuts during last November’s…

All Blacks name XV for Argentina!


Tweet The defending Rugby Championship champions will get their campaign off and running against Argentina with a very strong side. Winger Waisake Naholo will make his debut and so will Codie Taylor off the bench. It will probably be a win for the Pumas who have just the one win in the tournament. However considering…

Will Genia dropped, Ben Mowen to captain Wallabies

TweetThe Wallabies have a new captain with Ben Mowen to lead the team into action against Argentina on Saturday night after Will Genia was dumped from the starting XV on Wednesday. Date September 11, 2013 – 1:12PM Chris Dutton   Will Genia has been dropped from the Wallabies starting side. Photo: Getty Images   Mowen becomes…

Springbok schedule for 2013

TweetThe Springboks will end off a busy international season with a tour to Scotland, Wales and France in Europe in November this year, while the venues for the first two Springbok Tests of 2013 have been reversed to avoid an event clash.

Alberts in at 8 for Daniel

TweetThe Springbok team preparing for the second Castle Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday received a huge boost when Bryan Habana was declared fit to start on Wednesday.

Keegan is at 8

TweetSpringbok centre Frans Steyn will on Saturday play in his 50th Test for South Africa when they take on Argentina in the opening round of The Castle Rugby Championship at DHL Newlands in Cape Town.

Baby Boks record second win

TweetSA U20 flyhalf Johan Goosen kicked five penalties and a conversion to steer his team to a 22-13 victory over Argentina U20 in the second international match played at the Lions Rugby Club in Santiago del Estero on Thursday night.

Namibia and Argies join Vodacom Cup

TweetThe South African Rugby Union (SARU) has confirmed that teams representing Argentina and Namibia will compete in the 2010 Vodacom Cup competition while there are also talks around the possibility of the Southern Kings appearing in the Celtic League competition.