Argentina XV national rugby union team

Argentina XV, formerly known as the Jaguares, are the second national rugby union team in Argentina, after the full national side, the Pumas.

Argentina XV (Jaguares)
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UnionArgentine Rugby Union
Nickname(s)Jaguares
Emblem(s)Yaguareté
Coach(es)Carlos Ignacio Fernández Lobbe
Captain(s)Lautaro Bavaro
Team kit
Change kit
First international
 Argentina XV 23–11 Chile 
(26 September 1965)
Largest win
 Paraguay 0–152 Argentina A 
(1 May 2002)
Largest defeat
 Argentina A 8–30  Romania
(12 June 2013)
Official website
uar.com.ar/category/argentinaxv/

OverviewEdit

They already represented Argentina at the South American Rugby Championship, in 2001, 2002, 2005, 2009 and 2011. Argentina second side won all the South American competitions they have entered and never were defeated yet by another country in these tournaments.

They competed in the Nations Cup in 2006 and 2007, winning the tournament in 2006, and in the Churchill Cup in 2008 and 2009. They've played alongside the full national teams of Namibia, Romania, Georgia, the United States, and Canada as well as other second national teams like Italy A, the Emerging Springboks, and the England Saxons. They have also competed in a number of South American tournaments and will compete against North American teams in the Americas Rugby Championship. In 2014 they participated in the IRB Tbilisi Cup.[1]

ResultsEdit

Churchill Cup
  • 2005: 2nd
  • 2008: 4th
  • 2009: 3rd
Nations Cup / Tbilisi Cup
  • 2006: 1st
  • 2007: 2nd
  • 2010: 4th
  • 2011: 3rd
  • 2012: 2nd
  • 2013: 3rd
  • 2014: 1st
  • 2015: 2nd
Americas Rugby Championship
  • 1st in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016.
UruCup
  • 2015: 1st.

Current squadEdit

Argentina XV squad to play tests against Portugal and Georgia on 30 May 2022 as part of the 2022 July international window.[2]

Head Coach:   Carlos Ignacio Fernández Lobbe

Note: Bold denotes internationally capped players.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Georgia to host Tbilisi Cup 2014". International Rugby Board. 4 April 2014. Archived from the original on 14 May 2014. Retrieved 14 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Phenomenal Argentina XV Roster Named for Portugal and Georgia Tour". 31 May 2022.

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