1978 Campeonato Argentino de Rugby

The Campeonato Argentino de Rugby 1978 was won by the selection of Buenos Aires that beat in the final the selection of Unión de Rugby de Rosario

34° Campeonato Argentino de Mayores
Countries Argentina
Number of teams15
ChampionsBuenos Aires (15th title)
Runners-upUnión de Rugby de Rosario
← 1977
1978 →

Rugby Union in Argentina in 1978Edit

NationalEdit

InternationalEdit

ResultsEdit

Zone 1Edit

1st round
19 August Chubut - Sur 7 - 21 Cipolletti


2nd round
20 August Sur - Rio Negro y Neuquén 0 - 14 Cipolletti

Zone 2Edit

1st round
19 August Tandil - Buenos Aires 9 - 55 Parque Camet, Mar del Plata


2nd round
20 August Buenos Aires - Mar del Plata 18 - 3 Parque Camet, Mar del Plata

Zone 3Edit

1st round
19 August Salta - Tucumán 19 - 20 Jockey Club, Salta
19 August Córdoba - Jujuy 49 - 0 Jockey Club, Salta


2nd round
20 August Tucumán - Córdoba 15 - 18 Jockey Club, Salta

Zone 4Edit

1st round
19 August San Juan - Santa Fe 15 - 16 Universidad Nacional, San Juan
19 August Cuyo - Noreste 37 - 0 Universidad Nacional, San Juan


2nd round
20 August Santa Fe - Cuyo 19 - 57 Universidad Nacional, San Juan

InterzoneEdit

Interzone
2 September Buenos Aires - Córdoba 21 - 12 Plaza Jewell, Rosario

SemifinalsEdit

2 September 1978
Buenos Aires 21-12 Cordoba
Plaza Jewell
Referee: Roque Daneri (Tucuman)

2 September 1978
Rosario 32-16 Cuyo
Plaza Jewell, Rosario
Referee: Roberto Magnani (Buenos Aires)

FinalEdit

Score system: Try= 4 points, Conversion=2 points .Penalty and kick from mark= 3 points. Drop= 3 points.

3 September 1978
Rosario 18-31 Buenos Aires
Try: scrum, Madero , Sansot , Cubelli
Con: Porta 4
Pen: Porta
Try: Macat, Poet
Con: Seaton, Dip
Pen: Dip, Baetti
Plaza Jewell, Rosario
Referee: Alberto Roldán (Mar del Plata)

Rosario: 15.D. Baetti (M. Dip), 14.A. Nogués, 13.R. Rodríguez, 12.G. Torno, 11.C. Bisio, 10.J. Escalante, 9.R. Castagna, 8.D. Poet, 7.R. Seaton , 6. Risler (cap.), 5. C. Svetaz, 4.G. Sinópoli, 3. F. Semino (F. Rodríguez), 2. V. Macat, 1. R. Imhoff,
Buenos Aires: 15.M. Sanzot, 14.M. Campo, 13.R. Madero, 12.J. Trueco, 11.A. Puccio, 10.H. Porta (cap.), 9. R. Landajo, 8.T. Petersen, 7.C. Serrano, 6.H. Silva, 5.S. Iachetti, 4.G. Travaglini, 3.H. Nicola, 2.A. Cubelli, 1.A. Cerioni.

External linksEdit

  • Memorias de la UAR 1978
  • (in Italian) Francesco Volpe, Paolo Pacitti (Author), Rugby 2000, GTE Gruppo Editorale (1999)