1990 Argentina rugby union tour of British Isles

The 1990 Argentina rugby union tour of British Isles was a series of eight matches played by the Argentina national rugby union team in October and November 1990. It was the first time that the Pumas played the Ireland and Scotland senior national teams, whereas they had previously played the England senior teams at Buenos Aires in 1981 and 1990.

1990 Argentina rugby union tour of British Isles
Summary
P W D L
Total
08 04 00 04
Test match
03 00 00 03
Opponent
P W D L
 Ireland
1 0 0 1
 Scotland
1 0 0 1
 England
1 0 0 1

MatchesEdit

20 October 1990
Ireland B 27–12 Argentina XV
Try: Riordan, Galwey
Bradley, Geoghegan
Con: Barry
Pen: Barry 3
Try: Scolni
Con: Porta
Pen: Porta 2
Thomond Park, Limerick
Referee: Clayton Thomas (WRU)

IRELAND "B": Wilkinson; Riordan, Clarke, Cunningham, Geoghegan; Barry, Bradley (capt.); Fitzgerald Kingston, Halpin; Potts, McBride; Lawlor, Lehay, Galwey.
ARGENTINA: A.Scolni; R.Romero Acuña, D.Cuesta Silva, S.Mesón, S.Ezcurra; H.Porta (capt.), G.Camardón; P.Garretón, A.Macome, E.Ezcurra; G.Llanes, J.Simes( 33' F.Méndez); H.Ballatore, A.Cubelli, L.Lonardi   33'.


23 October 1990
Irish Student 6–23 Argentina XV
Try: penalty try
Con: Barry
Try: Allen, Vidou
Jorge
Con: Vidou
Pen: Vidou 3
Mardyke Park, Cork
Referee: Tony Spreadbury (R.F.U.)

IRISH STUDENTS:Hewitt; Down, Tormey, Glennon, Furlong; Barry, McIvor; Sheehan, Cronin, Devlin; O'Driscoll, O'Callaghan;Ward, Kenny, Leslie.
ARGENTINA: G.Angaut (capt.); H.Vidou, M.Allen, H.García Simón, G.Jorge; L.Arbizu, R.Crexell; R.Villalonga, A.Macome, M.Bertranou; O.Fascioli (66' : J.Simes), P.Sporleder; H.Ballatore, R.Le Fort, F.Méndez.


27 October 1990
Ireland   20–18   Argentina
Try: Hooks, Kiernan
Pen: Kiernan 4
Try: Macome
Con: Porta
Pen: Porta 4
Landsdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance: .000
Referee: Colin Hawke (NZRU)
Ireland Argentina
Kenny Murphy FB 15 FB Alejandro Scolni
Kenneth Hooks W 14 W Santiago Ezcurra
  79' Brendan Mullin C 13 C Diego Cuesta Silva
Michael Kiernan C 12 C Hernan Garcia Simon   68'
Keith Crossan W 11 W Gustavo Jorge
Brian Smith FH 10 FH Hugo Porta (capt.)
Alain Rolland SH 9 SH Rodrigo Crexell
Philip Lawlor N8 8 N8 Agustin Macome
Denis McBride F 7 F Miguel Bertranou
Noel Mannion F 6 F Pablo Garreton
Paddy Johns L 5 L Pedro Sporleder
Donal Lenihan L 4 L Germán Llanes
Des Fitzgerald P 3 P Diego Cash
John McDonald H 2 H Ricardo le Fort
Nick Popplewell P 1 P Federico Mendez Azpillaga
Replacements
  79' Vince Cunningham C FH Lisandro Arbizu   68'

30 October 1990
Eastern Counties 15–28 Argentina XV
Try: Summer
Con: King
Pen: King 3
Try: Allen, Vidou
Con: Vidou
Pen: Vidou 4
Drop: Arbizu 2
Grange Road Stadium, Cambridge
Referee: Don Leslie (S.R.U.)

EASTERN COUNTIES: P.Larkin; R.Norcano, M.Thompson, I.Fox, R.Summer; J.King, B.Davies; R.Emblem (capt.), M.Pinnegar; G.Atherton (65' Easton); C.Pinnegar, M.Upex; W.Hallett, C.Newman, N.Prentice.
ARGENTINA: G.Angaut (capt.); G.Romero Acuña, S.Mesón, M.Allen, H.Vidou; L.Arbizu, G.Camardón; E.Ezcurra, R.Etchegoyen, R.Villalonga; P.Fascioli, J.Simes; H.Ballatore, A.Cubelli, M.Aguirre.


3 November 1990
England   51–0   Argentina
Try: Guscott 2, Hall
Hill, Underwood 3
Con: Hodgkinson 7
Pen: Hodgkinson 3
report
Twickenham, London
Referee: Colin Hawke (NZRU)
England Argentina
Simon Hodgkinson FB 15 FB Alejandro Scolni
Nigel Heslop W 14 W Santiago Ezcurra
(capt.) Will Carling C 13 C Diego Cuesta Silva
Jerry Guscott C 12 C Matias Allen
Rory Underwood W 11 W Gustavo Jorge
Rob Andrew FH 10 FH Hugo Porta (capt.)
Richard Hill SH 9 SH Gonzalo Camardon
Dean Richards N8 8 N8 Agustin Macome
Peter Winterbottom F 7 F Miguel Bertranou
Jon Hall F 6 F Pablo Garreton
  71' Paul Ackford L 5 L Pedro Sporleder
Wade Dooley L 4 L German Llanes
Jeff Probyn P 3 P Diego Cash
John Olver H 2 H Ricardo le Fort
Jason Leonard P 1 P Federico Mendez Azpillaga   69'
Replacements
  71' Gary Rees L

6 November 1990
South of Scotland 10–13 Argentina XV
Try: P. Oliver
Pen: P. Dodds 2
Try: Angaut
Pen: Mesón 2
Drop: Arbizu
Pynder Park, Kelso
Referee: A. Hitchick (I.R.F.U.)

SOUTH OF SCOTLAND: P.Dodds; H.Hogg, M.Wright, C.Redpath, M.Moncrieff; G.Shiel, G.Oliver; N.Ferguson, H.Hay, N.McIlroy; J.Laing, C.Hogg; A.Roxburgh, R.Kirpatrick; K.Armstrong.
ARGENTINA: G.Angaut (capt.); D.Cuesta Silva, S.Mesón, M.Allen, G.Jorge; L.Arbizu, R.Crexell; E.Ezcurra, R.Etchegoyen (57' M.Bertranou), R.Villalonga; O.Fascioli (35' J.Simes), G.Llanes; D.Cash, A.Cubelli, M.Aguirre.


10 November 1990
Scotland   49–3   Argentina
Try: Armstrong, Chalmers
Gray, AG Hastings
KS Milne 2, Moore
Stanger 2
Con: G.Hastings 5
Pen: G.Hastings
Pen: Meson
Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Referee: Freek Burger (SARB)
Scotland Argentina
Gavin Hastings FB 15 FB Guillermo Angaut
Tony Stanger W 14 W Diego Cuesta Silva
Scott Hastings C 13 C Lisandro Arbizu
Sean Lineen C 12 C Santiago Meson
Alex Moore W 11 W Matias Allen
Craig Chalmers FH 10 FH Hugo Porta (capt.)   16'
Gary Armstrong SH 9 SH Rodrigo Crexell
Graham Marshall N8 8 N8 Miguel Bertranou
George Buchanan-Smith F 7 F Emilio Ezcurra
John Jeffrey F 6 F Pablo Garreton
Doddie Weir L 5 L Pedro Sporleder
Chris Gray L 4 L German Llanes
Paul Burnell P 3 P Diego Cash
Kenny Milne H 2 H Alejandro Cubelli
David Sole (c) P 1 P Manuel Aguirre
Replacements
FH Alejandro Scolni   16'

17 November 1990
Barbarians 34–22   Argentina XV
Try: Crossan 2, Evans
Chalmers, R.Jones
Con: Hodgkinson 4
Pen: Hodgkinson 2
Try: Cuesta Silva, Mesón
penalty try
Con: Mesón 2
Pen: Mesón 2
National Stadium, Cardiff
Referee: Jim Fleming (S.R.U.)

BARBARIAN F.C.: Simon Hodgkinson; Ieuan Evans, Craig Innes, Mark Ring, Keith Crossan; Craig Chalmers, Robert Jones (capt.); Gareth Rees, Phil Davies, Richard Webster; Chris Gray, Ian Jones; P.Knight, T.Kingston, L.Hullena.
ARGENTINA: G.Angaut (capt.); D.Cuesta Silva, S.Mesón, M.Allen, G.Jorge; L.Arbizu, G.Camardón; R.Villalonga, R.Etchegoyen, P.Garretón (34' A.Macome); P.Sporleder, G.Llanes; D.Cash, R.Le Fort, M.Aguirre.

ReferencesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Union Argentina de Rugby (December 1990). "MEMORIA Temporada año 1990" (.doc) (in Spanish).[permanent dead link]