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Rugby World Cup 2015: Argentina’s African Opponent Remains Unknown

Photo Deste Abajo RugbyQualifying matches for Rugby World Cup 2015 took place earlier today in Oceania and Africa, removing one of the remaining three vacant places for the tournament and casting doubt on who will claim the final regional spot. Countries set to face Argentina, and possibly Uruguay, were involved in games at Churchill Park in Lautoka, Fiji and Mahamasina Stadium in Antananarivo, Madagascar. In the process the eighteenth of twenty countries was confirmed for England 2015 and the confirmation of the nineteenth participant is now also close to being confirmed

International Rugby: Ireland v Argentina Full Match

Créditos: Juan Gasparini – UARIn a match very reminiscent of the first test in Resistencia Ireland proved to be too strong for a depleted Pumas side and in completing a 23-17 victory in Tucumán on Saturday. The result is a first ever series triumph for the Europeans in Argentina but given the lack of a global season Argentina was in fact in no position to take on the 2014 Six Nations Champions with a true test side. With Daniel Hourcade missing European based players already confirmed to be playing in the Rugby Championship and others to be named later Argentina hosted Ireland with a team almost entirely made up of domestic based players.

International Rugby: Argentina v Ireland Highlights

Créditos: Juan Gasparini – UAREarlier today Ireland completed a test series win over Los Pumas in Argentina by winning the second test in Tucumán 23-17. Ireland was pushed hard by Argentina whom held a 10-9 half time lead in a match in which both teams crossed for two tries. Ultimately the difference between the teams was that Ireland landed two more penalty goals than Argentina

Argentina v Ireland: Schmidt reinstates the cavalry

Joe Schmidt has rung the changes for part two of Ireland’s tour in Argentina. Find out more about the team below…Versatile: McFadden has covered both midfield and wing positions for Ireland but starts at 13 on SaturdayJOE SCHMIDT has reinforced his team with Leinster’s RaboDirect Pro12 winners for Ireland’s second Test against Argentina on Saturday.

International Rugby: Argentina v Ireland 2014 Full Match

Argentina played a home test match for the first time this year as Los Pumas took on European champions Ireland at the Estadio Centenario on Saturday. It was the first ever test match played in Resistencia, a more than appropriate option for Argentina to utilize as a Rugby World Cup venue. Unfortunately the game was not able to be a genuine test match due to the anarchical state of international rugby which lacks a global season.

Argentina 17-29 Ireland: The Verdict

Ireland won their first Test match on Argentinian soil, beating the Pumas 17-29 in Resistencia on Saturday. Here are some of the talking points from the game… All smiles: O’Connell lifts the Admiral Brown Cup after beating Argentina

Under 20s scrum Argentina into the ground

Australian 36 — Argentina 17 Australia put their poor recent efforts in the Junior World Championships behind them as they had a convincing win over Argentina, who had beaten them in the last two years and had never lost to them. And they did it in an unexpected way: they dominated the first Argentine scrum The post Under 20s scrum Argentina into the ground appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

Progress: The IRB looking for Argentina to host more tournaments

Photo Rugby de SaltaThe case for Argentina to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023 gained further ground on Wednesday as the UAR held meetings in Buenos Aires with IRB officials. Hot on the agenda was the possibility of Argentina playing host to more IRB tournaments in the future as decisions took place over the IRB 2019 Junior World Championship and a permanent leg of the IRB World Sevens Series being played in the country starting next season.UAR President Carlos Araujo received IRB officials Mark Egan and David Carrigy.