1980 Campeonato Argentino de Rugby

The Campeonato Argentino de Rugby 1980 was won by the selection of Buenos Aires that beat in the final the selection of Córdoba

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Countries Argentina
Number of teams16
ChampionsBuenos Aires (17th title)
Runners-upCórdoba
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Rugby Union in Argentina in 1980Edit

NationalEdit

InternationalEdit

  • In April 1980 the selection del Sudamérica XV in April went to South Africa.
  • In October, the Springboks were in South America, but no matches were allowed by Argentina government, so the matches was played in Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay.
  • In November, Fiji visited Argentina on tour.

PreliminariesEdit

Zone 1Edit

1st round
28 June Noreste - Buenos Aires 4 - 83 Resistencia
1 September Jujuy - Tucumán 12 - 45 Resistencia


2nd round
2 September Buenos Aires - Tucumán 22 - 14 Resistencia


Zone 2Edit

1st round
20 September Cuyo - Tandil 3 - 0 El Challeo, (withdraw)
20 September San Juan - Chubut 16 - 12 El Challeo, Mendoza


2nd round
21 September Cuyo - San Juan 31 - 15 El Challeo, Mendoza


Zone 3Edit

1st round
27 September Salta - Entre Rios 20 - 30 Salta
27 September Rosario - Santa Fe 25 - 16 Salta


2nd round
28 September Entre Rios - Rosario 42 - 12 Salta


Zone 4Edit

1st round
27 September Mar del Plata - Austral 20 - 4 Club Nautico, Santa Fe
27 September Córdoba - Sur 26 - 9 Club Nautico, Santa Fe


2nd round
28 September Mar del Plata - Córdoba 9 - 15 Club Nautico, Santa Fe


InterzoneEdit

INTERZONE
28 September Cuyo - Buenos Aires 15 - 21 Maristas, Mendoza


SemifinalsEdit

11 October 1980
Buenos Aires 46--19 Rosario
Marabunta RC, Cipolletti
Referee: Felipe Ferrari ( Buenos Aires)

11 October 1980
Rio Negro y Neuquén 14-38 Córdoba
Marabunta RC, Cipolletti
Referee: Ricardo Colombo ( Buenos Aires)

Third place finalEdit

12 October 1980
Rosario 78-9 Rio Negro y Neuquén
Marabunta RC, Cipolletti
Referee: Felipe Ferrari ( Buenos Aires)

FinalEdit

12 October 1980
Buenos Aires 56-3 Córdoba
Try: Cappelleti 2; Iachetti 2, Puccio 2, Ure 2, Madero , Travaglini
Con: Porta 8
Pen: Virgollini
Marabunta RC, Cipolletti
Referee: Ricardo Colombo ( Buenos Aires)

Buenos Aires : 15. M. Campo, 14. Cappelletti, 12.M. Loffreda, 12. R. Madero, 11.A. Puccio, 10.H. Porta (cap.), 9. R. Landajo, 8.T. Petersen, 7.A. Travaglini, 6.C. Serrano, 5.E. Ure, 4.A. Iachetti, 3.C. Saint Trápaga, 2,A. Cubelli, 1.F.Morelo
Còrdoba : 15.M. Villarino, 14.D. Grecco, 13.J. Cannote, 12.N. Albrisi (cap., 11.N.Ambrogio, 10. R. Virgolini, 9. M.Ferrara, 8.M. Martínez, 7.J. Aguad (Gastoldi), 6.R. Boroch, 5.R. Lobato, 4. D. Praddaude, 3.E. Rodríguez, 2. J. Albrisí, 1.A. Cravero.

External linksEdit

  • Memorias de la UAR 1980
  • (in Italian) Francesco Volpe, Paolo Pacitti (Author), Rugby 2000, GTE Gruppo Editorale (1999)