Argentina Rugby World Cup Team 2015

2015 Argentina Fixtures & Results at Rugby World Cup

20-Sep-15 New Zealand  26–16  Argentina Wembley Stadium, London
25-Sep-15 Argentina 54-9  Georgia Kingsholm, Gloucester
4-Oct-15 Argentina 45-16  Tonga Leicester City Stadium, Leicester
11-Oct-15 Argentina 64-19  Namibia Leicester City Stadium, Leicester

Points Table

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA +/− BP Pts
Argentina 2 1 0 1 8 70 35 +35 1 5

2015 Team Squad

Player  Position  Date of Birth Caps  Club/province
Agustín Creevy (c) Hooker 15 March 1985 40 UAR
Julián Montoya Hooker 29 October 1993 9 UAR
Marcos Ayerza Prop 12 January 1983 60 England Leicester Tigers
Juan Pablo Orlandi Prop 20 June 1983 16 Unattached
Ramiro Herrera Prop 14 February 1989 13 UAR
Lucas Noguera Paz Prop 10 May 1993 16 UAR
Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro Prop 6 November 1989 20 UAR
Matías Alemanno Lock 5 December 1991 14 UAR
Mariano Galarza Lock 12 November 1986 24 England Gloucester
Tomás Lavanini Lock 22 January 1993 21 UAR
Guido Petti Pagadizábal Lock 17 November 1994 6 UAR
Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe Flanker 19 November 1981 64 France Toulon
Juan Manuel Leguizamón Flanker 6 June 1983 62 UAR
Pablo Matera Flanker 18 July 1993 16 UAR
Javier Ortega Desio Flanker 14 June 1990 16 UAR
Facundo Isa Number 8 21 September 1993 7 UAR
Leonardo Senatore Number 8 13 May 1984 29 Unattached
Tomás Cubelli Scrum-half 12 June 1989 38 UAR
Martín Landajo Scrum-half 14 June 1988 46 UAR
Santiago González Iglesias Fly-half 16 June 1988 16 UAR
Nicolás Sánchez Fly-half 26 October 1988 33 UAR
Marcelo Bosch Centre 7 January 1984 35 England Saracens
Jerónimo de la Fuente Centre 24 February 1991 13 UAR
Juan Martín Hernández Centre 7 August 1982 53 UAR
Matías Moroni Centre 29 March 1991 4 UAR
Juan Pablo Socino Centre 30 May 1988 2 England Newcastle Falcons
Horacio Agulla Wing 22 October 1984 60 England Bath
Santiago Cordero Wing 6 December 1993 12 UAR
Juan Imhoff Wing 11 May 1988 27 France Racing
Lucas González Amorosino Fullback 2 November 1985 43 Unattached
Joaquín Tuculet Fullback 8 August 1989 23 UAR

Facts

Union Unión Argentina de Rugby
Nickname(s) Los Pumas
Emblem(s) Jaguar
Coach(es) Daniel Hourcade
Captain(s) Agustín Creevy
Most caps Felipe Contepomi (87)
Top scorer Felipe Contepomi (651)
Most tries José María Núñez Piossek (30)

 

First international
Argentina 3 – 28 British Lions (12 June 1910)
Largest win
Argentina 152–0 Paraguay (1 May 2002)
Largest defeat
New Zealand 93 – 8 Argentina (21 June 1997)
World Cup
Appearances 7/7 (First in 1987)
Best result Third, 2007

Argentina at Rugby World Cup 2011

Fixtures & Results

Date & Time Team vs Team Stadiums  
10/09 - 20:30 ArgentinaArgentina 9-13 EnglandEngland Dunedin  
17/09 - 15:30 ArgentinaArgentina 43-8 RomaniaRomania Invercargill  
25/09 - 20:30 ArgentinaArgentina 13-12 ScotlandScotland Wellington  
02/10 - 13:00 ArgentinaArgentina 25-7 GeorgiaGeorgia Palmerston North  
09/10 -20.30 New Zealand 33-10 Argentina    

Team Squad

Player Position Caps Club / Province
Agustin Creevy Hooker 10 San Luis
Mario Ledesma Hooker 77 Clermont
Alberto Vernet Basualdo Hooker 12 Toulouse
Marcos Ayerza Prop 32 Leicester Tigers
Maximiliano Bustos Prop 0 University of Santa Fe
Juan Figallo Prop 3 Montpellier
Eusebio Guinazu Prop 14 Biarritz
Juan Pablo Orlandi Prop 5 Racing Metro
Rodrigo Roncero Prop 43 Stade Français
Martin Scelzo Prop 53 Clermont
Patricio Albacete Lock 40 Toulouse
Manuel Carizza Lock 18 Biarritz
Mariano Galarza Lock 4 Universitario de La Plata
Santiago Guzman Lock 2 Tucuman
Benjamin Macome Lock 2 Tucuman
Tomas Vallejos Lock 0 Harlequins
Alejandro Campos Flanker 10 Agen
Miguel de Achaval Flanker 5 Alumni
Julio Farias Cabello Flanker 2 Tucuman
Genaro Fessia Flanker 11 Cordoba Athletic
Alvaro Galindo Flanker 11 Racing Metro
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe (vc) Number 8 39 Toulon
Juan Manuel Leguizamon Number 8 34 Stade Français
Leonardo Senatore Number 8 2 GER
Nicolas Bruzzone Scrum-half 1 SIC
Agustin Figuerola Scrum-half 7 Brive
Alfredo Lalanne Scrum-half 7 London Irish
Nicolas Vergallo Scrum-half 17 Toulouse
Felipe Contepomi (c) Fly-half 70 Toulon
Ignacio Mieres Fly-half 4 Exeter Chiefs
Nicolas Sanchez Fly-half 2 Tucuman Lawn Tennis
Marcelo Bosch Centre 4 Biarritz
Rafael Carballo Centre 9 Bordeaux
Santiago Fernandez Centre 12 Montpellier
Juan Ignacio Gauthier Centre 0 Colomiers
Horacio San Martin Centre 2 Aironi
Gonzalo Tiesi Centre 29 Stade Français
Horacio Agulla Wing 28 Leicester Tigers
Lucas Borges Wing 33 Albi
Martin Bustos Moyano Wing 1 Montpellier
Gonzalo Camacho Wing 6 Harlequins
Agustin Gosio Wing 0 Newman
Juan Jose Imhoff Wing 3 Duendes
Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino Fullback 10 Leicester Tigers
Martin Rodriguez Fullback 9 Stade Français

Argentina Rugby World Cup Team 2011 Coaches:

  • 1932: Edmundo Cundo Stanfield
  • 1936: Luis Cilley, Edmundo Stanfield and C. Huntley Robertson.
  • 1954: Juan C. Wells.
  • 1956: Dermot Cavanagh and Horacio Savino.
  • 1959: Jorge Merelle.
  • 1960: Saturnino Racimo.
  • 1965: Izaak Van Heerden, Alberto Camardon and Angel Guastella.
  • 1965 – 1966: Alberto Camardon and Angel Guastella.
  • 1967 – 1970: Alberto Camardon, Angel Guastella and Jorge Merelle.
  • 1971: Angel Guastella and Eduardo Poggi.
  • 1972 – 1973: Angel Guastella, Eduardo Poggi and Oscar Martinez Basante.
  • 1974: Carlos Villegas, Emilio Perasso and Jorge Merelle.
  • 1975: Eduardo Poggi and Eduardo Scahrenberg.
  • 1976 – 1977: Carlos Villegas and Emilio Perasso.
  • 1978: Angel Guastella, Aitor Otano and Jose L. Imhoff.
  • 1979 – 1980: Luis Gradin and Aitor Otano.
  • 1981 – 1983: Rodolfo O'Reilly.
  • 1984: Hector Silva and Aitor Otano.
  • 1985 – 1986: Hector Silva, Aitor Otano and Angel Guastella.
  • 1987: Hector Silva and Angel Guastella.
  • 1988 – 1990: Rodolfo O'Reilly and Raul Sanz.
  • 1990 – 1991: Luis Gradin and Guillermo Lamarca.
  • 1992: Luis Gradin and John Hart.
  • 1993 – 1994: Hector Mendez and Jose J. Fernandez.
  • 1995: Alejandro Petra and Ricardo Paganini.
  • 1995: Alejandro Petra and Emilio Perasso.
  • 1996: Jose L. Imhoff, Jose J. Fernandez, Hector Mendez and Alex Wyllie.
  • 1997: Jose Luis Imhoff, Hector Mendez and Alex Wyllie.
  • 1998: Jose Luis Imhoff and Alex Wyllie.
  • 1999: Jose Luis Imhoff and Alex Wyllie, next Hector Mendez and Wyllie, next Wyllie alone.
  • 2000 – 2007 : Marcelo Loffreda and Daniel Baetti.
  • 2008–present: Santiago Phelan and Fabian Turnes

Argentina Rugby World Cup Team 2011 - Rugby World Cup Stages

  • 1987 – Pool stage
  • 1991 – Pool stage
  • 1995 – Pool stage
  • 1999 – Quarter-finals
  • 2003 – Pool stage
  • 2007 – Semi-finals, (3rd place)
  • 2011 – Qualified